Thursday, March 10, 2011

PSA: By setting your Radeon HD 6990 to 'OC mode', your warranty will not be covered by AMD

Yesterday KitGuru published several articles on the HD6990, one with an official card in single mode and later two HIS HD6990′s in a Dual CrossfireX configuration. Today we woke up with many emails from readers asking about the warranty situation.

We noticed that the press pack said ‘AMD product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD software and/or the Dual-BIOS Function’.

This actually means in position 1 that if you run into any hardware problems AMD will not be supporting the warranty. We aren’t sure how this will affect support from AMD partners such as Sapphire, Powercolor, HIS or XFX – although from calls we made this morning it seems that many of them don’t actually know yet.

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