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Anyone know if you can remove the sticker on the Antec Kuler 620's radiator, or will that void warranty? It kind of ruins the clean look of my build.

The little round sticker with the number?

Try putting a piece of electrical tape over it. See if that makes it easier to stand.
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Gaffer's tape will be better, will have a lesser chance to leave a residue.
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i dont see a sticker on my 620 radiator once its fitted in the case???
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Anyone know if you can remove the sticker on the Antec Kuler 620's radiator, or will that void warranty? It kind of ruins the clean look of my build.

If it has a bar code on it then it will void your warranty. But remove it anyway. Clean builds are worth far more than warranties. My opinion. But I've fought hard for it and I believe in it so...

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This is OCN...Our warranties are thrown out the window the second we mod! Who cares...its a £40 part and chances of it going wrong are slim.

So i realise tonight my 1ghz core isnt stable at 1.173v...it keeps locking up but no driver crash. 1.188v seems to have fixed it but im a little scared of having such a high voltage. Is it safe to run my card at that voltage?
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This is OCN...Our warranties are thrown out the window the second we mod! Who cares...its a £40 part and chances of it going wrong are slim.
So i realise tonight my 1ghz core isnt stable at 1.173v...it keeps locking up but no driver crash. 1.188v seems to have fixed it but im a little scared of having such a high voltage. Is it safe to run my card at that voltage?

This is why I don't buy used video cards. You better have damn good airflow over those vrms.
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I don't buy second hand graphics cards either for that reason but I look after my stuff. I'm not happy running it at 1.188v so I'm backing it back down. I was only benching. I think I'll settle for 950mhz at 1.138v which is well within safe limits. I have a 92mm fan about 2mm away from the vrms, also there's a heat sink fitted on them and also a factory fitted backplate.
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This is OCN...Our warranties are thrown out the window the second we mod! Who cares...its a £40 part and chances of it going wrong are slim.
So i realise tonight my 1ghz core isnt stable at 1.173v...it keeps locking up but no driver crash. 1.188v seems to have fixed it but im a little scared of having such a high voltage. Is it safe to run my card at that voltage?

Looks like your card has 10 phase VRM power to the chip. I believe reference is 3+1. You should be fine I think. Do you get any type of PCB/VRM temp monitoring with that non-ref board? VRM cooling looks good on that card. You might want to try and get it just a little tighter on the screws or replace the thermal pads with some good thermal grease if u can...
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Yeh I know people running the matrix version of my card at 1.2v or more and it's fine. Well the back of the card to touch is very hot, like too hot to hold your fingers on for a length of time. Not sure how hot it got before though as stock to be honest. Temps are below 60c on the core.
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I personally would weigh your performance gains between the 9** whatever and 1GHz core clock. If its just like .5fps in heaven then I wouldn't say its worth it. I know that 900Mhz is rock solid stable for me on my 580 and I won't ever have any problems at that clock, and going from 900 to ~930 won't get me more than about .8fps in heaven...kinda pointless i think.
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