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Hey guys... Just wanted to know is it safe to up the voltage of my 580? it's evga.. and wondering if it will void the warranty... thanks... my default voltage is 1.075.. how far high can i go up to?
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If you are worried about voiding the warranty, call EVGA to find out. They have the best cust. phone support for tech stuff I have experienced. They'd be glad to let you know. But my question is, why do you want to up the voltage? Just upping the voltage won't help you any. I assume this is in addition to some OC'ing of this card? Overclocking WILL void the warranty, but still: Call EVGA. They're really good.
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If you are worried about voiding the warranty, call EVGA to find out. They have the best cust. phone support for tech stuff I have experienced. They'd be glad to let you know. But my question is, why do you want to up the voltage? Just upping the voltage won't help you any. I assume this is in addition to some OC'ing of this card? Overclocking WILL void the warranty, but still: Call EVGA. They're really good.
So did you mean overclocking on stock voltage will void my warranty too?
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As long as you're using software to OC, evga will never know you OC'd or OV'd unless you tell them you did so. Even then, in the case of evga I don't think they care ... some other makers might try to dog you if you told 'em, but evga won't. But anyways you don't have to even tell them cause they'll never know.
    
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There must be no physical damage to any component including the PCB, GPU/chipset, CPU Socket, or damage that is caused by:
inadequate or improper repairs carried out by any person or entity which is not authorized by the manufacturer to perform warranty services on its behalf;
negligence, accidents, modifications, defective installation or misuse and use of inappropriate spare parts;
fire, immersion in liquid, lightning, earthquake, inadequate ventilation, Acts of God, incorrect application of main voltage howsoever arising, or any other cause beyond the control of EVGA;
any other goods which can be used with the Product, but are not the Product itself;
consumable or wearing items requiring replacement as part of normal service, including (but not limited to) dry cells and rechargeable batteries.

Thats the only thing from the warranty page that could be questionable, but I think you will be fine as EVGA has the greatest warranty/Customer service in the buisness. I think you'll be fine to up the voltage, if something happens just dont say you did, easy as that.
 
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Well... Thanks guys... I' guess i'll just leave the voltage alone since i'm on stock fan and stuff, and dont wana do any physica mods to the card.. is 1.075 stock voltage high on my card?? it seems like everyones having 1.0 or less for their vid..
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Well... Thanks guys... I' guess i'll just leave the voltage alone since i'm on stock fan and stuff, and dont wana do any physica mods to the card.. is 1.075 stock voltage high on my card?? it seems like everyones having 1.0 or less for their vid..
This seems like a waste of time to worry about. Sorry for saying so. I haven't paid one second of attention to what my 570 is running at in terms of voltage. I just plugged it in, booted up, applied the drivers, and PLAYED! The way this baby performs, I see no reason at all to monkey w/ OC'ing, voltage, etc., even though I have the EVGA OC'ing programs on my desktop. The day I throw a game at this card that it seems to struggle to provide decent framerate is the day I'll start thinking about OC'ing it. At this juncture I don't see that happening.
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I have EVGA GTX580 and 1,025V Stock.
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