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It is weird.... I have been using AMD since the 333 then the K6-500...and I have never had one go bad on me... I did not OC ... but AMD customer service rocks... I called this morning, 10 mins later RMA# and a shipping info for send back on their dime....

thanks again to all

-Doc
It's more than likely your motherboard that's going to need RMA'd. I wish you luck considering its Gigabyte, and the run around they gave me.
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post #12 of 15
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I have been building computers since before 1995.. and had never had this issue... that is why I took this to the "community" and I think I just had a fluke... order the ram !!
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Pioneerisloud...

I hope not... I have been lucky with both GigaByte and MSI over the years... (fingers crossed)

-Doc
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Yeah the part where you discharge yourself on your case is a crap shoot, that doesn't always work. You need to ground yourself. ESD wrist strap, or ground bracelets work great - use them.
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I've been lucky, but then again I try to work on my case on a wooden surface or on cardboard, never on metal. I hope you get your computer problems sorted, DocD10!
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