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I remeber a few people wanted to see one without the IHS...



http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=4352
    
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I am pretty sure they killed a couple of those resitor. transistor things
    
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Wow. It takes balls to do such an operation like that, with very little room.
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Wonder who'll be the first person to lap the G80's IHS
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looks like they cut a big chunck out of that pcb in the lower left corner, but then agian it is vrzone and they take apart everything to test it out if you can they will usually, hence all the vmods that they allways have
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Would doing this void a card's warranty? Do you think the company would be able to tell?
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post #7 of 17
Jeez that looks hard...I wouldnt want to mess with such things worth that much money.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Would doing this void a card's warranty? Do you think the company would be able to tell?
I think they may notice the chuck of PCB missing....

Why would you do this? Waisted a perfectly good 8800GTX!
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I wonder if some of the cards they tried on were already dead. Two 8800gtx were killed at dreamhack.... I'm sure there have been others. Nvidia cores have been known to drop dead, even under ln2.
    
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why .... to do it, i mean who doesnt want to see it right
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