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EVGA RMA should take 2 weeks at most. If you want, you can purchase Advanced RMA: www.evga.com/ear
You can purchase thermal pads here on eBay: http://stores.ebay.com/Arctic-Coolin...QQftidZ2QQtZkm
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You can purchase thermal pads here on eBay: http://stores.ebay.com/Arctic-Coolin...QQftidZ2QQtZkm
Those do not work with the 8800GTX, just thought I would share. I purchased both the 1mm and the 1.5mm versions and both were to thick and wouldn't push together enough to get the core to make contact with the heatsink.
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post #13 of 15
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Those do not work with the 8800GTX, just thought I would share. I purchased both the 1mm and the 1.5mm versions and both were to thick and wouldn't push together enough to get the core to make contact with the heatsink.
putum in a vise and smash them alittle bit
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post #14 of 15
Every time I rma my card I never get the card with the pads on the ram back, dont know if its my card specifically but in the end it doesn't matter since I watercool.

As for OP, like everyone else I recommend that if it works well don't rma, although you could email support and ask them what they think - if not advanced rma also an option.
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post #15 of 15
You can RMA it just to be safe. If you might be doing a step-up, then surely RMA it because they may not allow the step-up with the damage.
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