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which gpu brand is better

I have been looking into the r9 280 line and was wondering which company produces amd gpus the best. I was considering the sapphire tri-x but sadly they dont sell it where i live anymore and shipping would be too expensive. I was debating between gigabyte and xfx. Which of these two are better. Price doesnt matter and i will not be ocing it. Explanations would be appreciated. Thanks !
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  1. Sapphire is probably the best they make the reference amd cards so they know it well. If you cant get that i hear the xfx double dissipation cards are very good as far as gigabyte i would assume that they would be just as good as any other 280 but there are a lot of reviews on newegg about amd gigabyte cards artifacting, DOA, and dying after a few weeks, so i dont know what thats all about i have never owned a gigabyte amd card myself.
  2. XFX has a better track record and better warranty (usually).

    I'd personally go for the cheaper one because both are fine companies
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($183.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $183.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-02-16 17:13 EST-0500
  4. Zotac. Personally very good performance, I use zotac's 750gtx ti
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