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PC is open waiting for me to put cards in.

1. The card has some white stickers on the back. Can I remove them? Will it void warranties or anything? 1 has the S/N and UPC.
*****meant stickers*****
2. The power cables that came with the card were ridiculously short...as in half the length I needed. Thankfully my PSU came with an extra pair of PCI-E cables. 1 plugged into 12v4 PCI/HDD and the other into 12v3 PCI/HDD slots on my PSU. Is that correct?

3. I was running a single XFX 6950 2GB before. Is it ok just to open the computer up and put both twin frozrs in without uninstalling drivers first?
Edited by Cpt.Jeff - 6/17/11 at 3:33pm
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Don't remove the serial, it would void the warranty. It may be best to uninstall the old drivers first. If your psu has pci-e cables, use those first. Plug them where it says pci-e on psu (if it does).
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Its fine. You do not need to uninstall drivers. DO NOT REMOVE THE STICKERS. Will insta-void warranty.

I used my old 5770 drivers with my 6870 and they worked fine.
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So I should just leave both white stickers on the back of the card on? One is in korean or japanese. Im not familiar with the language. Anyway, I just didn't know if the card would get too hot and the sticker would fall off.

Yeah the existing cables coming out of my PSU Antec TP-750 Modular have two PCI-E cables to plug into the XFX 6950. Im going to use those for one of the cards. But the other card I have wires plugged into the 12v4 and 12v3. Its 2 8 pin plugins. The other two plugins are 6 pin. So I guess thats right?
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Video cards don't come with power cables. Those are adapters for your psu molex cables. What psu are you running?
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Also, do I need to change anything in the Bios? or can I just plug em in and deal with drivers and software installation?
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Umm?
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