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take my 460 back?

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its damaged, when i run dirt2 for a couple of hours it starts making this throbbing noise then shuts off the pc then starts back up. The temps are fine they dont go above 36c. I also see a lot of artifacts playing dirt2 and in heaven.
Should i take it back ive only had it since November? and what will they say? do you think they will take it back or will they say its been damaged or what :/?
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i don't know what 'they' will say because i don't know who 'they' are...but it can't hurt to try. with your next card, perhaps don't be overzealous with your overclock...learn from your bumps along the way
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Is that temps in afterburner? Seems low. What clocks is it artifacting at ? It's pretty hard to get mine to artifact. Usually it will just drop the driver or run slower than it should if it isn't stable.

Doubt a store will take it back. Asus should RMA it no problem.
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post #4 of 6
I'm not sure how Asus handles warranties over seas but I'd RMA it or see if you can take it back.
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If you haven't fried it yourself, then by all means take it back. If that was a manufacturing problem it is in no way acceptable. However, if you gave it too much voltage or something it would be a different story. Keep in mind if this really is a defect it will probably get worse over time. And of course try the usual first: Check drivers, stop OCing your CPU, etc etc troubleshooting. Which company is it.
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rma to asus
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