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Removing cover on 5770?

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How can i remove the plastic cover on my 5770 XFX? I want to do something like this and blow another fan on it.

I took out the card and looked at it but i didnt see a way to get it off.

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i had the same problem. U have to take out the screws that you see around the pcb PLUS the screws on the silver backplate that surround the chip

lousy pic, best i could find

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Edited by Spct - 5/30/11 at 2:19pm
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I need to take out the ones on the chips bracket? i just looked at it now and their are warranty stickers covering it... great.

Anyone know XFX's warranty pollicy? also can i check if my card even has a warranty?
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** XFX has carefully selected the optimal thermal or fansink component for your graphics card model. We do not encourage the removal of components due to damage that may result in the process. XFX understands that some enthusiasts may choose to replace the original component with their own cooling solution. To support the gaming community, we recommend that you contact XFX prior to any modifications so that we can update your profile and product registration to avoid potential issues with warranty support. In addition, XFX support will be able to walk through the installation with you or provide feedback and pointers on available options for your specific product. You may even consider shipping your components to XFX and allow the technicians at XFX to perform the modification for you (shipping charges to XFX apply).


.. Ok... sounds like they do allow removal? Does anyone with an XFX know from experience?
Edited by iCrap - 5/30/11 at 2:25pm
    
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