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ok, so. after a long day of playing some random games such as garry's mod, batman: arkham asylum, crysis, battlefield bc2, and a few other random games, i notice my top 5870 has developed an angry growl. im pretty sure thats not normal. is there anything i can do short of RMA to fix it? i'd also like to keep my warranty in tact as much as possible lol.
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maybe something is stuck in the fan?
    
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Growl? Hmm, capacitors and the such usually make high pitched noises. Is there anything in the fan? Just push it around with your finger to see if it's being obstructed. Whilst it's off... ^^
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ill have to check, that might be it because something is obviously severely reducing its capacity to push air aswell.
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bah, it developed crunchy bearings. death so soon...
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Rma
    
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ok then, just submitted an RMA to msi. lets see if their rma system is as bad as everybody says.

plus, i thought they said these were "military grade" components. lol.

so, poor me. i guess ill just have to do with only one 5870 /sarcasm.
Edited by dracotonisamond - 6/9/10 at 11:05pm
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Originally Posted by dracotonisamond View Post
ok the, just submitted an RMA to msi. lets see if their rma system is as bad as everybody says.

plus, i thought they said these were "military grade" components. lol.

so, poor me. i guess ill just have to do with only one 5870 /sarcasm.


sure, great military grade components.
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or could anyone suggest him check his VRM so maybe he doesn't have to RMA?
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Quote:
sure, great military grade components.
I LOLed xD
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