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The card does indeed have a sticker over one of the screws so no taking it apart without voiding the warranty apparently.
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So upon further inspection of the card I found that the heatsync comes off without taking the void sticker off. It looks like they are just trying to prevent you from taking the memory heatsync off. Most likely for water cooling. Either way I re pasted the card with some Noctua NT-H1 and the temps are about 8c lower than they were before, and nearly matches my other card temp wise now. That was literally the easiest card I have ever taken apart. The 4 screws around the processor are the only ones holding the heatsync on. I am going to experiment with them now to see if I can get them to run cool enough to not use the house fan now.
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