Good card, but significant issues12/12/2014 10:37:31 AM

Pros: I was thrilled to get this well-reviewed, high-powered card at around $250 on sale. It worked perfectly for maybe 10 minutes... see cons.

Cons: Crashes my PC constantly, even on just web browsing or watching YouTube videos. The display locks with a black screen, and then my computer reboots. When it comes back, Windows displays the error BCCode 124. I've researched this on the internet, but haven't yet found a solution that works. I sent this in for RMA, and received it back very quickly, but I'm still experiencing the same issue. I've reached out to the tech support e-mail listed in other responses here. I hope I can get this fixed or I will have to buy from their competitor in the future.

Overall Review: My old HD 5770 still works perfectly... I hope I can come back and adjust this rating to a higher score after I get the card to work without crashing every 10 minutes.

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Manufacturer Response:
Dear Valued Customer, Based on the symptom you reported, we suggest you checking following steps below since many reasons can cause the situation like this , 1. Check and make sure that power are connected correctly and firmly (JPWR1 and JPRW2). 2. Check your other major hardware’s (memory, video card, CPU and power supply) to ensure that they are not the cause of the issue. 3. if possible verify the MSI video card on another working system to check. 4. If you need further assistant, please feel free to contact our technical support department directly at 626.271.1004 from M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific standard Time. Best Regards, MSI Review Team |
Solid PSU11/14/2014 10:16:53 AM

Pros: Great value. You'd be hard-pressed to find a gold-rated PSU at this wattage and price point. It just works, no problems here.

Cons: Cables are way too long. It is modular, but I have no idea why they decided to make these cables go two feet longer than necessary. Makes cable management pretty messy.

Overall Review: Relevant build info: CPU: AMD Phenom X4 955 BE GPU: MSI Radeon R9 290 HDD: Samsung 1TB 720RPM RAM: 8GB (G.Skill 2GB x 4)

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6/7/2010 5:00:07 PM

Pros: No dead pixels, good contrast and viewing angle, built in speakers. Tilts nicely. Perfect price. Looks nice.

Cons: Speakers not great but who cares. Base sticks out a little.

Overall Review: No regrets, I love it.

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Fairly solid5/26/2010 8:00:19 PM

Pros: Price is excellent for what you get. Was quite large and roomy. Tool-less installations work well for the most part. Love the clean looks and HUGE number of connectors - 4 USB is excellent. The two fans seem to move air acceptably.

Cons: PCI slots were reeeeally annoying to get out. I advise you take out the ones you know you'll fill before installing anything else. Try sticking a flathead in and twisting. Case was beaten a bit during shipping. Had to bend it back into shape with an adjustable wrench. Cable management is kind of difficult, but I can blame my PSU just a much for that one. The fan isn't too bad, but the power LED is obscenely bright.

Overall Review: An excellent budget option. Very roomy, pretty good fans, looks nice. I have no qualms recommending this. Things I put inside this case, with room to spare: Asus M4A785TD-V Evo AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Ed. HIS Radeon HD 5770 2x2Gb G.Skill 8 CAS RAM Samsung Spinpoint F3 500 Gb LG DVD/CD Multi Reader/Burner OCZ 500W Mod PSU

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