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post #71 of 77
I don't see how this is any different than an unlocked multi for a cpu. Everything says that overclocking your cpu will void the warranty, even the black edition/unlocked cpus. The only difference at all is that there is a sticker you can't remove now which I'm sure you can get off without damaging anyways.
post #72 of 77
I guess I will just stay with my 6970 bios and ab the **** out of it. lucky for me I got a warranty that is a in store replacement. as long as there are not physical/water damages its all good. get a brand new in store replacement. yes I paid for the extent replacement plan its cost $50 extra but to send my card to asus and get a refub back i rather not
thats my two cents.
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http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/carl/amds-official-statement-over-hd6990-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.
 
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post #73 of 77
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I don't see how this is any different than an unlocked multi for a cpu. Everything says that overclocking your cpu will void the warranty, even the black edition/unlocked cpus. The only difference at all is that there is a sticker you can't remove now which I'm sure you can get off without damaging anyways.

It's different because they can't market a CPU with an unlocked multiplier and then deny the person the warranty because of this. It's not like there's a bios setting that tells them what the CPU was run at last time.

I knew there was going to be a catch here. So congrats Guru3D.com, you voided the warranty on the review... XD
     
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So...if someone doesn't OC'd it properly and destroys it AMD should pay out of the pocket to replace it? How is that fair? I mean if you know what you're doing then why worry about it. Also just because it voids the warranty doesn't mean they should remove the switch for it. Some people don't care about warranties.
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Originally Posted by blaze200;12742315 
So...if someone doesn't OC'd it properly and destroys it AMD should pay out of the pocket to replace it? How is that fair? I mean if you know what you're doing then why worry about it. Also just because it voids the warranty doesn't mean they should remove the switch for it. Some people don't care about warranties.

The people that don't care about warranties are probably those who can operate an OC program and don't need a switch.

They shouldn't include a switch that they don't intend for people to use (which is what they suggest by not covering it in their warranty).

It is another fail by AMD, and I am disappointed.
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Originally Posted by ryand;12742406 
The people that don't care about warranties are probably those who can operate an OC program and don't need a switch.

They shouldn't include a switch that they don't intend for people to use (which is what they suggest by not covering it in their warranty).

It is another fail by AMD, and I am disappointed.
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post #77 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by ryand;12742406 
The people that don't care about warranties are probably those who can operate an OC program and don't need a switch.

They shouldn't include a switch that they don't intend for people to use (which is what they suggest by not covering it in their warranty).

It is another fail by AMD, and I am disappointed.

You'd be surprised about how many people on this forum overclock their cpu's,ram, and gpu's then if they dont hit high numbers they want to get it replaced either by killing the component for the warranty or just returning it.
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