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Yea but I don't see how tightening a screw just a bit more is supposed to kill the card. Shouldn't they have redesigned the screws then and bypassed the x bracket altogether...?
AC should have realized people are stupid and put in some form of insullation to keep the short from happening.

But people are stupid. And that's the main problem.
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Their hd5970 cooler has killed quiet a few hd5970s by breaking either one or both DVI slots. See here: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1515486
I hate the colors over at [H]. That and the annoying in-text ads are what made me come to OCN a few years ago.

Interesting problem though. I am sure there are people about to make a lynch mob for this one.
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