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Old May 19, 2009, 06:43 PM
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Will BFG know i overclock my gtx? i know overclocking will void their warranty but if i dont tell them, will they know? cause im gunna overclock my gtx sooner or later, and if i send it in for lets say a trade up or even repair, will they find out?
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I oc'd my gtx 280. The card crapped out later (PSOD). I just putted the card back to stock settings and RMA'd it. Received my new card 2 weeks later.

Anyways, I had some trouble with BFG with my last RMA (3rd one actually), and I'll probably avoid them in the future. At least, my 4th GTX 280 seems to be good (received today lol).
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The only thing(s) I'd be worried about would be voltage tweaks, or if you actually flashed the bios. All other OC tweaks are strictly software driven so I can't imagine any way that they'd know.
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yeah this is the last time i went with BFG, i only went with it cause poeple were like whats wrong with bfg they are great! and it was the last card in stock so i went for it.. then i find out you get your warranty void if you overclock which is a disapointment.. oh well atleast i got 100 days trade up so i might get the GT212 if it comes out in that time.. btw what is PSOD?
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The only thing(s) I'd be worried about would be voltage tweaks, or if you actually flashed the bios. All other OC tweaks are strictly software driven so I can't imagine any way that they'd know.
yeah thats what i was telling myself aswell, just wanted to ask to make sure :) i wont be overclocking till my 100 days are over just to be safe, :D

thanks again guys, especailly for fast response
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Pink Screen of Death???? :)
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Pink Screen of Death???? :)
Yes your GPU takes a dump and your screen turns pink.
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LOL i never heard of that, when i see PSOD do i have to RMA, or is that when i overclocked too far? i remember when i heavily overclocked my 8800 i get freezes/or BSOD which scares the shit out of me sometimes cause i think i killed it... anyway, overclocking a video card just by frequency's will that destroy a card? i doubt it only if im playing with voltages correct?
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