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My SB mobo died for the second time, and I've had enough of this unstable piece of ****. Will there at least be a Bulldozer that compares to a i7 2600k @4.2 GHZ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by enri95;13514362 
My SB mobo died for the second time, and I've had enough of this unstable piece of ****. Will there at least be a Bulldozer that compares to a i7 2600k @4.2 GHZ?

I'm hoping so.

Your best off trying again with another mobo and if BD if a success then you can switch
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We can only hope, will find out in a few weeks.
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There are just rumors about Bulldozer's potential. And don't do any judgment 'til reviews and benchmarks come in june-july. Btw Bulldozer's high-end stuff comes in autumn (or that's what I heard).
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Yeah, the fake benchmarks suggest that Bulldozer will be just as fast as Sandy Bridge clock for clock and even faster in multithreaded applications. wink.gif
    
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@ OP, your mobo is probably died because the VRM cooling on your mobo sucks. RMA it, sell it, Buy a better mobo.
     
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i would let BD mature over
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post #8 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by EpicPie;13514420 
@ OP, your mobo is probably died because the VRM cooling on your mobo sucks. RMA it, sell it, Buy a better mobo.

What rolleyes.gif
Unless there was actually a bad smell or fire or board doesn't even boot at all then I highly doubt this is anything related to VRMs tongue.gif
post #9 of 45
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Originally Posted by xd_1771;13514642 
What rolleyes.gif
Unless there was actually a bad smell or fire or board doesn't even boot at all then I highly doubt this is anything related to VRMs tongue.gif
There is no smell. I got reboot loop , clearing cmos does nothing.
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I had that happen to me once on a system-i pulled the battery and the sticks of ram, put it all back in, and for what ever reason-that worked.
    
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