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Im just wondering, does taking the decal off of a card void its warrenty? Specificly I am trying to decide between an xfx 5870 and an evga 470 but I prefer the OEM look over the companies stickers. Obviously if I loose the warrenty its not worth it, but it would be great if you can take it off without repercussion.
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I think you can take off decals, but i know some stickers, like some that were on my GTX275's say, if removied void warranty, but this was on the card. Not 100% sure. But I agree, some of this stickers just make me say, really?
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I think with the xfx you can but somebody would have to back me up on this
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well i took mine off because zotac sticker is fugly and its still under warranty period why not
although my thought would be as long as u have serial number sticker on the pcb I think that will do with original receipt and i even have the box with all the accessories i love the card not the sticker so to speak my
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Whats the point? You can't even see the card logos once they are installed anyway.

I'd leave it on, not worth getting a potential RMA slapped back at you.
    
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Yea I know the sticker with the serial number and such say void, I just dont feel like looking at some random design that they designed to look 'cool'.
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by Megaman_90 View Post
Whats the point? You can't even see the card logos once they are installed anyway.

I'd leave it on, not worth getting a potential RMA slapped back at you.
I will be using a torture rack with my new build so I will be seeing them when they are installed so it does matter to me. But yes, if I am going to get slapped with a rejection on an RMA I can deal with it.
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Originally Posted by Megaman_90 View Post
Whats the point? You can't even see the card logos once they are installed anyway.

I'd leave it on, not worth getting a potential RMA slapped back at you.
I'm with OP. I hardly ever look into my PC but knowing what it looks like drives me crazy. I am OCD when it comes to my case.
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Could just contact the card maker and ask they. You'll get a yes or a no and that'll be that lol
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Haha, I suppose, but that would be to easy!

But yea Ill send an email and let you know what I come up with.
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