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Poll Results: Should the GPU face up or down?

 
  • 80% (4)
    GPU up
  • 20% (1)
    GPU down
5 Total Votes  
post #1 of 6
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First of all, don't say "read a tutorial" since I have read several. In fact, it is due to reading tutorials that I have come to ask these questions (well mainly the first one):

1. Should the GPU face up or down? I have read tutorials where they say one or the others. I'll have a poll but I'll trust the most well reasoned reply as the majority isn't always right.
2. Should I take the stickers in the back off? How? Do they disfigure much if you leave them on?
3. I have a little light on the back of the video card attached via a cable. It seems to be stuck on. Have people had success just leaving it there instead of attempting to take it off? It looks like this (to the right of the s video slot and screw)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...20Video%20Card
Edited by aldfig0 - 3/10/11 at 5:58pm
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post #2 of 6
EDIT: Oh baking
Taking stickers off will void your warranty. If you have an EVGA card, why not RMA it?
Edited by sLowEnd - 3/10/11 at 6:00pm
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I don't have an EVGA card. I have a BFG one. They are out of business, so RMA is not an option.
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I think facing down, so you don't burn anything on the bottom.
    
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OK it's working now, there are no more artifacts. I baked it with the GPU facing down. I didn't take the stickers off, they look pretty much the same as they were originally (except for one that has a small bubble on it but it's not noticeable). Thanks for the replies everyone.
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post #6 of 6
Glad it worked for you.

I've always done them with it facing up, but many others use face down.

When people get into baking it's asked often actually.

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