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post #10 of (permalink) Old 12-12-2014, 12:25 PM
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First of all don't do ANYTHING that can void the warranty. Some cards don't let you mess with the thermal paste without voiding the warranty. Honestly, I would just email their customer service department because if your card is getting so hot that it's making a smell, the only thing that can be done is to RMA the card and get a new one. That's also the safest thing to do because that way you know 100% that you're getting the issue taken care of. If you try anything yourself and you end up doing something that you think might fix it, then a month down the road you might have the same problem and now you voided your warranty and it's all for nothing.

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