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Didn't kill my card but i got a question: if my card dies can they prove I overclocked it? If I still have the stock bios or is it not really detectable like it is @cpus?
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How did it die? If the card cannot start up then they cannot check its firmware easily.

If just overclocked via OS software, then they will not be able to know.

Many companies allow overclocking now though.
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Its a hypothetical question, just want to be safe before I overclock higher.
    
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Originally Posted by brolly View Post
Didn't kill my card but i got a question: if my card dies can they prove I overclocked it? If I still have the stock bios or is it not really detectable like it is @cpus?
They can't tell if a CPU has been overclocked either?

If you put it into a different mobo apart from your own, it'll goto stock settings.

Long story short, they can't tell.

Unless you flashed the bios on the GPU.
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Depending on the reason it dies yes, but as duckieho said some companies approve overclocking, what card do you have?
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