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post #11 of 18
I see you got the fanless model of the 6850 as well as the overclockable case. biggrin.gif
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post #12 of 18
Two things:

1) Apparently that card is DYING to be watercooled . . . biggrin.gif Sorry, I had to . . .

2) Maybe you got the same FedEX driver that threw the monitor over the fence . . . tongue.gif

Okay, now to be serious. I would definitely send it back. At least the card. Even if it can be fixed, you paid for new, right? I highly doubt that is a "easy clean" feature.
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post #13 of 18
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Why RMA when I can get a $50 discount?
post #14 of 18
i seem to not find this funny and to hell with a 50 buck discount i would rma it the moment i got it
post #15 of 18
Dude it's just a fan lol
Plug it back in and you're good to go
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post #16 of 18
fans like that can come apart easily. usually they have a sort of external pin on the other end of the rod to keep them from coming out though, looks like yours doesn't....
post #17 of 18
I just looked up reviews on the card, and several people have complained about fan failure. I would RMA the card.
    
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post #18 of 18
I would rma the card but first i would do some sucide benchmark runs with massive overvolting. lol
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