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VGA overclock how they find it out?

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Gilgamesh

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I've read in some cards like Ti series or Radeon 8k series that the warranty is for 3 yrs but if u overclock it they just void warranty anyone can tell me how they find it out? Can't be a bad seated heatsink or fan caused the damage of the gpu, whats the difference then both cases went too hot before it fail.
 

Monaco

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they really can't tell if you overclocked, they will just ask you if you did and trust you to do the right thing and be honest. Cuz you're right- a misseated HSF will fry a unit in the exact same way as if you OCed it too far.

there's no chip or anything that records past clock speeds or anything like that.
 

deez

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When you overclock any component you void your warranty. If you mess up a vidcard or CPU from overclocking then you eat the cost if you caused the problem. RMA's are for factory defects.
 
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Gilgamesh

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deez said:
When you overclock any component you void your warranty. If you mess up a vidcard or CPU from overclocking then you eat the cost if you caused the problem. RMA's are for factory defects.
I'm just asking how the find it out, i already know the consequences.