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New info...

It seems that the vapor chamber is broken. I removed the gtx580 and I saw 2 of the plastic threads which join the screw with the shroud were broken. The heatsink was actually visible from outside...

I removed the shroud and the heatsink is bent!

I havent removed the graphics card once in 3 months until today. I already sent an RMA request to the vendor (Gigabyte doesnt RMA directly in Spain), but should I remove the heatsink to investigate further or not?


Edited by hugo19941994 - 3/29/11 at 10:34pm
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New info...

It seems that the vapor chamber is broken. I removed the gtx580 and I saw 2 of the plastic threads which join the screw with the shroud were broken. The heatsink was actually visible from outside...

I removed the shroud and the heatsink is bent!

I havent removed the graphics card once in 3 months until today. I already sent an RMA request to the vendor (Gigabyte doesnt RMA directly in Spain), but should I remove the heatsink to investigate further or not?
No

It's already damaged, you're going to have a hard enough time as it is.
If they see that damage, they may not approve the rma.
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Ok, thanks to all of you. Im going to send it back to the store today. I hope it all goes smoothly. Its the first time I RMA with them...
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good luck on the RMA
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**** that pix! awful.. goodluck with that rma either!
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