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Does Running a 'Tweaked' Nvidia Driver void my warrenty?

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I recently bought a BFG 7600GT OC and there seems to be alot of problems fans from other customers... so I hope I didnt void the warrenty by installing a tweaked driver. Also does OC void warrenty? (I assume so, but im not 100% sure)
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post #2 of 8
Simple - No its doesn't

Flashing + overclocking void it - but not the drivers
    
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Drivers are software based - they won't void your warranty
And as long as they don't know you OC it - that doesn't either
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since drivers aren't changing anything...no you can't void the warranty on it..

And because there's no way to prove thaty ou changed clocks...overclocking can't possibly voidthe warranty unless you tell them yourself....lol.

Good luck.
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since drivers aren't changing anything...no you can't void the warranty on it..

And because there's no way to prove thaty ou changed clocks...overclocking can't possibly voidthe warranty unless you tell them yourself....lol.

Good luck.
Ok thanks for responses yal
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post #6 of 8
I disagree. If you manage to burn out a capacitor due to overclocking, they can tell very easily. however, its very unlikely that a distributor will do that level of testing. If the card goes back to the manufacturer direct, then its a different story.
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post #7 of 8
They will never know you overclocked right? Also does putting a different heatsink void your warranty? Again how can they tell tho?
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post #8 of 8
If you change heatsinks, keep the original and the whites pads attached to it in a safe spot so if the board dies you can remount it. In that case, no they won't be able to tell (the white gooey heat transfer pads are important as many card vendors use them for memory chips and i've yet to see anywhere you can buy them.). They can't tell if you overclock. They can tell if you burned out a board as a result of an extreme overclock though. Of course sideburns pencil volt mod can be erased as well.
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