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Alright, so my card has been working like a charm until a few days ago one of the three fans fell off. I put it back in place, and it worked for a while, but then fell off once again while gaming. What can I do to fix this before I end up RMA'ing this thing? Here are some (terrible) pictures of the fan:





Would some kind of glue fix this? If so, what glue should I use? And do you guys think it would void my warranty?
 
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Edit: seriously though, just RMA it
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Ughhh, I've RMA'ed this card two times already!!!!!!!!!!!!! This will be my third!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

...I guess I'll be giving GIGABYTE a call shortly.

Either that, or I can just hold off on this card until I get ready to water cool it. The only thing that's wrong with it is the fan.
 
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Rage at them, if its really the third time tell them you are sick to death, and push to get a 580 in return
     
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Do you think that would really work? I am really upset, and I just want a card that works!!!!!!!!!!
 
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post #6 of 12
Worth a try, whats the worst that will happen? they will say no and send you another 480.
     
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Hopefully you will get a 580 Super overclock in return
    
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post #8 of 12
If he would get a updated card in return, it would probably be a 570, and not a 580. as its closer to the performance of a 480
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wow, that's crazy, and third time, seriously RMA that thing but not before trying to get something in return... I'd be pissed as hell
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Originally Posted by pangeltveit View Post
If he would get a updated card in return, it would probably be a 570, and not a 580. as its closer to the performance of a 480
They're telling him to push for a 580 because he's had to RMA it three times.
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