This is an entire waste at that price point. The media companies are pushing for the same rate that cable already charges. I know Cox in my area offers 50 channels for $38 a month w/no contract/special promotions.
I am having the occasional black screen issue too. It seems to happen when im running the game in windowed mode but Its not my active window while launching. When I go back to the game after it loads the screen just goes black.
well that is your opinion, but my results with the RMA have been fantastic and no issues on my new card. While my first card I had issues from the get the go w/it not wanting to recognize in windows and then display port problems right away. I have 2 dell and 1 Samsumg montior fwiw.
You basically prepay for the new card; they then mail it out with return shipping for the older card and then process a full refund upon receipt of the damaged card. they did next day me the card for free as well.
I have had the new card hooked up now for a few hours with no more blinking monitors. So I don't think its all maxwell cards.
If you are having this issue, based on my experience I recommend you just RMA the card or Advanced RMA if you can afford it to ensure the new card works.
I'm using 8.660 (Catalyst 9.10) 18/09/09. These actually have let me overclock my card to a descent level and it is completely stable right now. There is definitely more headroom, I just haven't had the time to push it yet.
725-> 775 core
1000-> 1100 mem