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That's EVGA who do that.
Clearly you haven't seen the "Warranty denied because of "white stuff"" on XFX GPUs, eh?

No, EVGA is fine. ..Unless you need to return a mobo. "OOPs!" Some pins are bent, pay 50 bucks or do not pass go.

OT: Pretty sure clocks are quite limited on the cards unless you flip the switch..(IIRC from the review I watched) seems like a nice safety net for AMD.
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...you guys just now found out about this?
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...you guys just now found out about this?
its hit sites on release day but this is an official statement from AMD.
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Here's a question for the community.

How many of you guys actually buy your cards directly from AMD, instead of from an AIB such as Sapphire, Asus, XFX, MSI, or the like?
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Well this is a complete load, and why I prefer nVidia cards warranty-wise.
 
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Here's a question for the community.

How many of you guys actually buy your cards directly from AMD, instead of from an AIB such as Sapphire, Asus, XFX, MSI, or the like?
Most board partners take on the warranty policy of AMD so when things go wrong it's not out of their pockets.
 
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95% of people complaining about this don't even have the funds to buy this card
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Here's a question for the community.

How many of you guys actually buy your cards directly from AMD, instead of from an AIB such as Sapphire, Asus, XFX, MSI, or the like?
Does AMD manufacture video cards? I thought they only did the GPU
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You guys make me laugh.Every single one of you have voided the warranties on your processors and your motherboards.The reason for the sticker is for your safety.In other words they don't want some 13 yr old with daddy's credit card to flip the switch and bork the card.The PCIe watt limit is what requires this.It is real simple to use a heat gun/hair dryer to remove a sticker.If you can't figure out how to NOT fry a gpu you shouldn't be overclocking.
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post #50 of 77
this is AMDs warranty so why is this important?Its not like if my XFX radeon would die i would call AMD...... its most likely that i call XFX
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