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if i take the stickers off my evga and xfx 9800gtx+'s, will there be the reference black and white nvidia card underneath?

will they look the same?
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post #2 of 14
Most likely yes, but it might also kill the warranty if there is any left. Not perfectly sure on the second part.
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post #3 of 14
Won't kill the EVGA warranty, but it will probably kill the XFX's warranty.

Underneath, it'll just be black. There isn't going to be a sticker underneath the stickers.
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post #4 of 14
It should look like this if they were reference cards to begin with.

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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by LemonSlice View Post
It should look like this if they were reference cards to begin with.

both coolers look like that. no warranty on either though.

xfx is a refurb i got for $89. the evgaSC was bought from an OCN member for $55.

both have same cooler
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Ohh ok now I know why the XFX 8800gts look the way they do.
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...awing-may.html (see picture)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Ohh ok now I know why the XFX 8800gts look the way they do.
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...awing-may.html (see picture)
Looks like somebody tried to pull that label apart in one clean quick swoop . Some alcohol would do good to clean up that cover. These stickers are really annoying to remove, so I recommend heating them a little bit, either using a hair dryer or running it for a little bit then quickly removing it from the system. I tried removing one from a 260 once without heat and I was able to attach it to my forehead using only the residual adhesive.
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Was about to ask in this thread the best way to remove that actually.

Thanks going to give it a try.
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post #9 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Was about to ask in this thread the best way to remove that actually.

Thanks going to give it a try.
i might too!

although... the stickers are quite beautiful....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Was about to ask in this thread the best way to remove that actually.

Thanks going to give it a try.
For a little more detail, remove the cooler first, because any liquid on the card would be... Well anyway work in small sections and keep rubbing it until they start clumping large enough to peel. It's a freaking pain to do but in the end it's almost as nice as a perfect peel .
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