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So, I switched my HD 6950's coolers to VF3000A and plugged all in... Ziap! My computer shuts down with this random noise... I was like... Alright... Checked everything and powered on. Poof! My other HD 6950 caught on fire and I immeadiately shut down by flicking the switch behind my PSU... And now even my second one doesnt show display, my HD 4870 works in the same slot and same PCI-E cables. So they both died... The second one might with some luck go to RMA because I put the original cooler back on and everything else is original except the fact that I unlocked it. Just gotta hope they won't care enough to look under the hood and see its unlocked. My second one burned... http://img411.imageshack.us/g/kuva10v.jpg/

So could the one just not showing display (no damage atleast I didnt see any)
go to RMA? Has anyone RMA'd unlocked cards?
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post #2 of 72
Well I doubt they're going to check what the BIOS was on two pieces of slag metal. Try RMA'ing them and see what happens.
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How did this happen? Was there some sort of short?
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post #4 of 72
RMA that. They'll take it.
 
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post #5 of 72
Ouch!!!!
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post #6 of 72
Wow... that sucks. Hopefully they'll take it.
    
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RMA it.
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post #8 of 72
Good luck for you... but I´m pretty sure they won´t check the BIOS. They will just RMA it! Much less work for them! ;-)
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Makes me think your avatar was asking for it a bit
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Scorpii View Post
Makes me think your avatar was asking for it a bit
LOL
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