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AMD’s product warranty only applies to HD 6990 graphics cards operated under the default configuration (830MHz GPU clock), and does not cover damages caused by running the HD 6990 graphics card in the overclocked toggle position. Consequentially, AMD will not warrant or accept RMAs for HD 6990 graphics cards which have been overclocked, or where the yellow warning sticker has been removed or otherwise tampered with.
http://www.kitguru.net/components/gr...6990-warranty/


might as well remove the switch, saved us some money on this thing, and just let us o/c it like we do everything else with AB or some other program.
Edited by soilentblue - 3/14/11 at 9:38am
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post #2 of 77
Doesn't mean you can't overclock though
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Can they tell if u overclocked? if u reset all the setting to its defaut setting before the card die?
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OK I'll just remove that stock cooler and back plate with the sticker intact
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Why the hell would they include the OC switch? That is just idiotic.
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I know the sticker needs to be very obvious, but it's so hideous, and now you can't remove it. Just for that, I'd never buy the card ..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by soilentblue View Post
might as well remove the switch, saved us some money on this thing, and just let us o/c it like we do everything else with AB or some other program.
QFT


It seems more companies are deciding to be dicks
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post #8 of 77
The toggle changes the voltages doesn't it? That's why they have the sticker... you could run on stock voltages and up the clocks the warranty wouldn't be voided then.
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Ahh but XFX will support OC mode warranties

http://www.kitguru.net/components/gr...t-for-oc-mode/

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XFX strongly believe that if you add a performance enhancing switch which allows the end user to ENHANCE THE CARDS PERFORMANCE, WE Believe it is only right to warranty this benefit,
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Why the hell would they include the OC switch? That is just idiotic.
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