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** Stock Cooler Removal Information **

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by rjk, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. jimhaumman

    Wise Guy

    Joined: May 10, 2012

    Posts: 1,677

    No point with stock cooler.
     
  2. Seal2fast

    Gangster

    Joined: Jan 20, 2017

    Posts: 139

    Location: Cumbria

    I have evga 1070ftw and they allow you to remove the cooler but asus don't I know that for sure on 1080ti strix coz it has a warranty sticker on
     
  3. Illuminist

    Mobster

    Joined: Sep 26, 2017

    Posts: 3,090

    Location: In the Masonic Temple

    I disagree,

    When trying to install a faulty eiswolf to my 56, i then had to put the stock cooler back, but with new tim and some extra pads under the backplate left over from the eiswolf install.
    I now never get more than 80.C hotspot when under load and my temps stay about 10.C cooler on the core and hbm which means less noise from the fan.
     
  4. RichardH754

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 19, 2009

    Posts: 1,515

    Location: Southwell

    So Asus is ok, if I brought it from OCUK?
     
  5. Seblirium

    Associate

    Joined: Aug 21, 2014

    Posts: 72

    Location: Manchester

    Can anybody confirm whether PowerColor are okay for stock cooler removal, simply for a thermal paste change (and then put the stock cooler back on)? Card purchased from OCUK too, listed as with a 3 year warranty.
     
  6. ernorator

    Associate

    Joined: Jul 31, 2019

    Posts: 4

    I have 5700xt from Gigabyte with AMD warranty sticker on it. Gigabyte support told me that tampering in any way with stock cooler will void my warranty. Im from Poland.
     
  7. TNA

    Capodecina

    Joined: Mar 13, 2008

    Posts: 11,063

    Location: London

    Thanks for the info. Wonder if it is the same here in the UK. Probably is.
     
  8. Martini1991

    Caporegime

    Joined: Sep 18, 2009

    Posts: 27,589

    Location: Dormanstown.

    Pretty sure all the reference 5700XT's have AMD warranty stickers on.
     
  9. Zernath

    Hitman

    Joined: Feb 22, 2019

    Posts: 824

    Location: East Anglia

    They're illegal in the U.S, but only recently. Here in the UK big companies essentially ride roughshod over the little guy, so it's a safe bet that those stickers actually can be enforced here. :(
     
  10. D1craig

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 28, 2014

    Posts: 1,593

    It's a case of luck. They can accept it on one card and next card through the conveyor they wont accept it on...