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post #51 of 59
Hmm... Surely there's a simple solution, can't you just make ever so slight allterations to the block, preferably where them componets are? I'm sure shaving off 1mm won't hard the block so much. It'll be way cheaper than spending $300 bucks on a replacement.


...speaking of Gigabyte. My gtx580 has been RMA'd twice, still it's come back faulty! mad.gifmad.gif
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post #52 of 59
Ok i'm done with modifying the block.. damaged the block tongue.gif

Made a hole in it..biggrin.gif however i tried to do it very carefully..

Did not know that the copper is very thin at this place

450

sry for bad quality pic

hope this GV-N480UD-15I will burn and die very fast devil.gif

so maybe i will get another card which will be reference from rma rolleyes.gif
Edited by Northlokh - 1/6/12 at 1:58pm
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Man this just sucks I am sorry to see this happen thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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post #54 of 59
Owch! frown.gif

I believe the idea put forward was to gently remove a few thousandths of an inch with sandpaper or a polishing stone, not go wild hacking away a few millimeters with a die grinder or sawzall or whatever....tongue.gif

That still is not beyond repair if you don't care much about how the plating around it looks after it is repaired.
If you have any friends that do air conditioning or refrigeration work, they could easily braze that hole with some phos copper alloy, aka. Silphos.
Edited by Caleal - 1/6/12 at 2:03pm
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Owch! frown.gif
I believe the idea put forward was to gently remove a few thousandths of an inch with sandpaper or a polishing stone, not go wild hacking away a few millimeters with a die grinder or sawzall or whatever....tongue.gif
That still is not beyond repair if you don't care much about how the plating around it looks after it is repaired.
If you have any friends that do air conditioning or refrigeration work, they could easily braze that hole with some phos copper alloy, aka. Silphos.

Yes first time i removed few inch,tried to fit with card still was big lifting

so i tried to remove a bit more and this happend redface.gif

though,

Thanks for reply guys.
post #56 of 59
Without the proper tools to measure how much material needs to be removed, and how thick the metal is in the area, or to carefully remove just the right amount of material, the project probably shouldn't have been attempted. redface.gif

It is still salvageable though. biggrin.gif
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Man this would be my luck if I would have tried this. I think I would have just send it back if it didnt fit and not try to mod any part
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jeeze what did you use on it? It looks like it was just hacked at with some sort of cutting tool. IMO I would have just used a dremel on it.
    
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Quote:
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Ok i'm done with modifying the block.. damaged the block tongue.gif
Made a hole in it..biggrin.gif however i tried to do it very carefully..
Did not know that the copper is very thin at this place
450
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hope this GV-N480UD-15I will burn and die very fast devil.gif
so maybe i will get another card which will be reference from rma rolleyes.gif

O_O

What on god's green earth did you use? *shakes head*

I thought one would some fine grade wet & dry abrasives, afterall, isn't it a few thousandths of a millimeter one needs to shave off?? Tome that's way more than a millimeter!
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