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Originally Posted by Mr.Pie View Post

dayum
well according to the chinese forum post
his CPU and RAM also got fried as well
and if I'm translating correctly; Gigabyte sent up 3 R&D techs to check it out and bring his compensation.
Gigabyte sent out a G1 Assassin 2, a 3960X and a new set of RAM for him as compensation

Good on them, now that's service thumb.gif
    
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Hmmmm.

Looks way to sus to me.

Why the camera ??
Like he was waiting for it to happen. !!


Reaction time way way way to fast.


That's my thought.
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Hmmmm.
Looks way to sus to me.
Why the camera ??
Like he was waiting for it to happen. !!
Reaction time way way way to fast.
That's my thought.

And the display shut down a couple seconds before the smoke. If a VRM or choke burns the machine is usually working up till that point. So it is a little suspicious.

Probably legit though...especially if Gigabyte actually compensated him. They would have likely checked it out very closely


Always cool to see actual flame on a rig though (as long as it isn't mine tongue.gif)
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 12/22/11 at 9:45am
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drool.gif wow
just so everyone doesnt waste their time... its the last 4 seconds of the video

so happy i read this while it was taking minutes to buffer
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That's crazy. I wonder how much voltage he had running through that thing.
 
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post #16 of 138
Doesnt matter how many voltage he had running through that thing. Pro OC use 1.8+ volts using LN and the VRms Dont Fry its just a crappy made board by GIGabyte thats all
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Ive had nothing but problems with gigabyte boards. Switched back to asus cause ive never had an issue.
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I want one now
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I will burn mine to if Gigabyte sends me an Assasin xD
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Only Gigabyte makes motherboards for a specific holiday and that would be the fourth of July.
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