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died today. came home to turn on server (which it is the motherboard for) and it would not turn on. so i tried shorting the PSU to rule out PSU and much to my dismay it did turn itself on, and so therefore i have declared the EP45-UD3P dead. i believe EMP from the lightning storms we had killed it, as it is caseless right now.
 
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R.I.P.

Such a good board....
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Nnnnnoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
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Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling...
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Wouldve been my reaction.
    
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might be covered by your home owners insurance. the board was overkill for a server you should of sold it to me
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Originally Posted by valtopps View Post
might be covered by your home owners insurance. the board was overkill for a server you should of sold it to me
still sad..i mean it was my htpc too, i used it to watch netflix on the big screen as well as games
 
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post #8 of 20
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post
died today. came home to turn on server (which it is the motherboard for) and it would not turn on. so i tried shorting the PSU to rule out PSU and much to my dismay it did turn itself on, and so therefore i have declared the EP45-UD3P dead. i believe EMP from the lightning storms we had killed it, as it is caseless right now.
Emp from lightning can kill a board? Wow that is crazy. Sorry to hear about your loss. Was a great board I bet.
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Emp from lightning can kill a board? Wow that is crazy. Sorry to hear about your loss. Was a great board I bet.
yeah if its caseless and close enough to the lightning strike. also if it struck the house itself, could get damaged that way. put your hardware in cases people.

and yeah it was. got my Q9550 to 4.6ghz was a canidate for dry ice benching. i'll buy another one sometime.
 
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Y u no have UPS on server?

Voltage spike through the line is much more likely than EMP while the device was off.
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