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User Info: xcmon3yx2

xcmon3yx2
2 years ago#1
its a sapphire with a stock reference cooler, i noticed they are dirt cheap on ebay $200-$250. Should i swap it for something else?
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User Info: ChickenAndJuice

ChickenAndJuice
2 years ago#2
It's AMD, so yes. Get rid of it

User Info: HighOnPhazon

HighOnPhazon
2 years ago#3
Why?
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User Info: HighOnPhazon

HighOnPhazon
2 years ago#4
My ignore list is growing.

Stop using crap ass font
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User Info: xcmon3yx2

xcmon3yx2
2 years ago#5
HighOnPhazon posted...
Why?


well its no secret the card runs extremely hot, just worried about it failing
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User Info: juscallmeehx

juscallmeehx
2 years ago#6
Can't you crossfire it?
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User Info: HighOnPhazon

HighOnPhazon
2 years ago#7
Meh, if you're worried about it then get something else I guess.

Sapphire is a good card though.
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User Info: ghostemp77

ghostemp77
2 years ago#8
If you still want a sapphire get the vapor x version runs much cooler and quieter.
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User Info: xcmon3yx2

xcmon3yx2
2 years ago#9
ghostemp77 posted...
If you still want a sapphire get the vapor x version runs much cooler and quieter.


if i swap to a new card it will be an nvidia card
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User Info: RoboXgp89

RoboXgp89
2 years ago#10
use it til it burns out then get a 780 2gb on sale when the 800 series comes out
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