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Looks like one of my 4870s just died.

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Yup, as the title says.

My brother was visiting last knight and gave Crysis 2 a spin. Apparently the my PC crash-restarted twice. When I was there for the third time Windows would only safemode boot.

After a day of poking, re-seating and whatnot it looks like my second card has bit the dust. My computer just churns out a giant "Not Happy" whenever the card is plugged in, even without the power connectors.

Visiontek promised a lifetime warranty on this, sometime since 2008 it seams they've changed policy to lifetime only with registration? Doubt they will do anything nice... I'd have to put the stock cooler back on it too
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You should give it a try maybe they may exchange it for a low price?
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