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post #11 of 77
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
Ahh but XFX will support OC mode warranties

http://www.kitguru.net/components/gr...t-for-oc-mode/
Too bad when you try to RMA it XFX will claim there's a white residue that caused it to malfunction on the back of the PCB (even though you've never removed stock backplate) and then consequently deny your RMA.

Anyway, that's a huge fail on AMD's part.
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post #12 of 77
LOLFAIL.

You guys wanted the fastest single card GPU solution that can run like a beast!? Well here you go. Just don't try to make it any faster using the switch that WE included, that will void your warranty.
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They just had to put a big ugly sticker where everyone can see it bleh.
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post #14 of 77
It's understandable. Upping the voltage pushes the card over the PCI-E specifications, it will also add a ton of heat to an already very hot card.
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post #15 of 77
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Why the hell would they include the OC switch? That is just idiotic.
This. Why add the feature when they cant stand behind it.
post #16 of 77
Charlie of semi accurate already reported this. He recommended not buying the card.
post #17 of 77
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It's understandable. Upping the voltage pushes the card over the PCI-E specifications, it will also add a ton of heat to an already very hot card.
Then why add it in there? You can say people will overvolt and overclock anyways, but then why add this feature?
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Then why add it in there? You can say people will overvolt and overclock anyways, but then why add this feature?
So it can be faster then GTX590 in review sites. It also sad that a card @ 830Mhz to 880Mhz needs voltage adjustment.
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post #19 of 77
It's not an oc switch from what I read.
It's just a switch that lowers the clocks so that the card doesn't pass the pci-e power limits. However this mostly pertains to oem manufacturers and not us overclockers since we all pretty much have power supplies that can provide enough amperage to the card through the 6 and 8 pin.
post #20 of 77
This is so fail.

Everything about this card screams "slap a water block on me and crank up the volts" but if you OC it, you void the warranty.
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