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I think he was worried about his GPU, not his 'safe'.
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just turn it back to stock before you send it in
i highly doubt the idiot that works there inspects it much, all they do is screw you over when you get your stuff back
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On some cards there's a memory chip that record all changes to the BIOS so they can check if they wanted. You can try your luck and hope your card finds its way to a lazy worker.
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Software overclocking, i.e. through the driver via Afterburner or the like, is totally undetectable for all practical purposes. You don't have to 'turn it back to stock', because the OC will only exist when the card in YOUR machine, in Windows, with the driver running clocks set by an OC application like Precision/AB.

IOW overclocking in this way isn't at the 'card' level, it's at the Windows/Driver level. It's not even OC'd when you're in your bios screens, let alone when you yank the card from the PC

If you've modded your bios to OC, make sure to flash it back to the 'stock' version before sending it in. I don't think they can tell if you've modded your bios as long as it's the stock one when you return it. If they can, then that's something new, that I've never personally heard confirmed as true.
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