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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #1811 of 5998
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You mean near the PCI-e connector?

Mine was completely absent as to any branding.
Ah, maybe it's just the GTX570s. I have a launch card, and one bought last month. Annoying, lol. Would be worse if I had a case window. I even have backplates on both.
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post #1812 of 5998
Welp just got back from a 20 minute run with BFBC2 to check temps. Metro 2033 is getting too boring to play over and over again.

With the 1-1 fan profile @ stock clocks she never got hotter than 61*C. With my OC on my 570 (850/1700/2000 @ 1.063v) it would have hit over 65*C.

Overall really liking the newfound speed. It's not worlds faster than my 570 was but it's noticeable.

And apparently I never pulled off the SECOND static cling that was over the EVGA stickers on my 570 cause I always wondered why everyone else's cards looked shiny when mine was dull.

Just saw the sticker before that says remove before use. Now my stickers are all shiny.
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post #1813 of 5998
Yeah, the "remove" label is transparent red.... and the EVGA GTX570 sticker is red, lol.
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post #1814 of 5998
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Hey OP, can you update my card? Thank you.





You mean near the PCI-e connector?

Mine was completely absent as to any branding.
Yeah, the lock tab of the pci-e connector shows it.
I also have both, if you look at the cards you can see the whole edge of the PCBs are different colors..
    
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post #1815 of 5998
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Yeah, the lock tab of the pci-e connector shows it.
I also have both, if you look at the cards you can see the whole edge of the PCBs are different colors..
I honestly don't think mine looks like either. When I say my PCB is brown I mean brown, not orange. Looks a lot like chocolate.

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/at...1&d=1299003077

Like this link.

It also doesn't say anything near the PCI-e lock tab. No Nvidia, no EVGA. Next time I take it out of my system I'll snap a shot. Like I said something jumped out at me about this card.

GPU-z still says that it's an EVGA subvendor card.
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post #1816 of 5998
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Yeah, the "remove" label is transparent red.... and the EVGA GTX570 sticker is red, lol.
I never noticed it until the second day i had it, but that's only because the edge had come off a bit. Fail.
post #1817 of 5998
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I never noticed it until the second day i had it, but that's only because the edge had come off a bit. Fail.
It never showed any signs of peeling on my 570. That's why I didn't even know it was there.

I knew the overlay was there because lets be honest that was obvious. But why did EVGA find the need to put yet another layer of worthless plastic?
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post #1818 of 5998
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It never showed any signs of peeling on my 570. That's why I didn't even know it was there.

I knew the overlay was there because lets be honest that was obvious. But why did EVGA find the need to put yet another layer of worthless plastic?
Easy way out of an RMA? Afterall, it's also up to us as consumers to look out for these things, but I wouldn't put it past ANYONE (not just EVGA) to look out for themselves in this world economy. After all, you missed one of the stickers, and I almost did as well when I opened the first two. Just my
 
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post #1819 of 5998
What sticker are you guys talking about? The registration serial number sticker on the PCB? I kept mine on their since I thought that had to remain there as proof of the card I owned after registering it. Please elaborate.
     
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What sticker are you guys talking about? The registration serial number sticker on the PCB? I kept mine on their since I thought that had to remain there as proof of the card I owned after registering it. Please elaborate.
Na, the annoying layers of clear cellophane type crap that goes over the EVGA stickers on the shroud. There's 4 of them total.

I didn't even know they existed until my 580. Lol.

I went through 3 months of gaming with the 570 and never once did any of the edges start peeling. Sent it back for Step Up with the clear plastic still on. (Not the huge obvious one and the one on the fan).
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