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I would say downclocking it just a little, and if that doesn't work, it is time to bake it. Not sure if you can disable one of the cores on a 295,but it you can, try that as well. So, do the easy tweaks first, but baking should fix that problem, and if it still has warranty, thats an option too, evga might even send you a 570.
Disabling SLi 'solved' the issue, one of my cores appears to be the only faulty one.. I'll probably RMA it as soon as I get all the parts for it and my backup GPU is back in my hands. Thanks a lot for the help guys!
    
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Question about EVGA warranty, I'm certain I have the original HSF around here somewhere though since I have moved twice since I built this rig, I'm not entirely certain where; are they going to void my warranty because I used a 3rd party cooling solution?
I think they will only hassle you if you cannot find the stock cooler. Unless in fact that was a GTX 295 Hydro Copper.

Otherwise do your best to find the cooler and send it in. They should give you a 570 if no more stock on 295s.
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EVGA are gamers so they arent going to be butthurt if you modified the cooling.

i'd try stock clocks before anything else. your probably just unstable.

edit just saw you have a bad core. they'll send you a 570 most likely
 
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Question about EVGA warranty, I'm certain I have the original HSF around here somewhere though since I have moved twice since I built this rig, I'm not entirely certain where; are they going to void my warranty because I used a 3rd party cooling solution?
as long as its back to stock when its sent in they don't care if u like cooler temps with your own cooler
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EVGA are gamers so they arent going to be butthurt if you modified the cooling.

i'd try stock clocks before anything else. your probably just unstable.

edit just saw you have a bad core. they'll send you a 570 most likely
If they do, then it sounds like I'll be upgrading my GPU config early and will probably just go SLi 570's under water =\\ I was hoping to wait a generation though, but at $350 for an SLi system roughly twice as powerful GPU wise I think I have to take the hit.
    
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If they do, then it sounds like I'll be upgrading my GPU config early and will probably just go SLi 570's under water =\\ I was hoping to wait a generation though, but at $350 for an SLi system roughly twice as powerful GPU wise I think I have to take the hit.
the 295 is EOL and has been for a while so they will give you the equivalent of it which is indeed a current gen fermi
 
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the 295 is EOL and has been for a while so they will give you the equivalent of it which is indeed a current gen fermi
What if they give GTX 480? Lol.

Would need to be under water.
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