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i dont know if it was true or not. but do EVGA have life time warranty on there gpu's?

lets just say i have a gtx480 and i decided to add a waterblock. than something happen to the card. is my warranty gone since i took apart the card?
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EVGA's Warranty Terms say that you can take apart the card as you please, you just can't mess up any serial number stickers or any stickers that say will void your warranty. If the card fails with the waterblock on it, just replace the stock heatsink and return it. The warranty should still be intact.
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You will be fine with EVGA regarding water blocks.
But if they decide that your killed your GPU from bad usage (too OCed, burned something), its gone.
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Make sure the card you're getting has a model number ending in -AR, -KR are a new line that doesn't have the lifetime warranty.
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thanks. +rep
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post #6 of 14
Lifetime IF you registered within 30 days of purchase
post #7 of 14
If you have a GTX 480 and NOW wondering about the warranty, then you could've missed out on the 30 day registering period.

Better do it now, to see if they accept the registration.
post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by Defoler View Post
You will be fine with EVGA regarding water blocks.
But if they decide that your killed your GPU from bad usage (too OCed, burned something), its gone.
Not true.

Can OC etc etc etc...

Just don't be dumb about it and re-flash your bios or fry the card out on purpose.

If you're being careful and they deem it to be "accidental" or you're not at fault...They RMA it.

They're actually the only company that WORKS for you in terms of getting an RMA as opposed to being denied.
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i dont know if it was true or not. but do EVGA have life time warranty on there gpu's?

lets just say i have a gtx480 and i decided to add a waterblock. than something happen to the card. is my warranty gone since i took apart the card?
Most gpu companys like, EVGA, ASUS or MSI don't care if you take their cards apart as long as it returns in stock form.
post #10 of 14
Lifetime warranties are on AR models. You can use an aftermarket heatsink, BUT KEEP THE ORIGINAL HEATSINK AND FAN! And don't remove the sticker! You will need to put the original back on if you do need to rma.
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