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Mhm, first random black screens then blue screens with this card due to drivers. Now today after session of some COD MW2 I suddenly started to hear a very damn loud noise. I have identified the noise coming from the GPU fan which seems to be loose.

I tried to open up the card but I failed due to the screws of the heatsink being so damn tight.

Is it RMA time?
    
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I would RMA it, might as well get a new one
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RMA or get an aftermarket cooler
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KK, ty. Maybe there was a small chance of fixing it myself. Definitely going to RMA it then.
    
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post #5 of 6
Yeah RMA it. I had a fan come slightly loose and start making a grinding noise on my first Sapphire 5850.
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post #6 of 6
probably you left some marks on the screws when you tried to open them. few chances that your card will be accepted for rma. you should have sent it imediatly...

sorry.
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