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Originally Posted by adridu59 View Post

What kind of mod was it ?
I didn't know Xeon needed that kind of stuff to run on regular X58 boards...

only for Rev 1 Evga boards
you needed to short out a circuit or something.....I know that Asus and new Gigabyte boards with latest bioses will support it out of the box just like my old Rampage II Gene.

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Originally Posted by robbo2 View Post

That thing looked like it caused quite the fire. Hope EVGA does the right thing and replaces anything it blew up with it.

urg. Click the power, hear sparks then poof
I pulled the main cord out of the PSU after clicking the power button on the back~
I think that was the fastest I've ever reacted in awhile.......just emailed Jacob to ask whats their policy.

I'm hoping that they can replace my gear (if I verify it to be dead) otherwise I don't know what I'll do now~
post #22 of 92
I just had a Z68 board that caught fire on the VRM's and although the board it toast the chip and everything else is fine. Don't give up on hope yet thumb.gif
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Yes it can fry your CPU in the procces.
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post #24 of 92
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Evga's offered to send a replacement from Evga US since they dont' have stock in Taiwan; however they weren't firm on how long it would take.

They also offered to send me an Evga X58 Classified3 instead~but thats a downgrade isn't it ~ since I also have a 4 way block that I bought for my burned board.

so~anybody want to suggest what I should do?
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yeah, i would say hold out on for the 4-way board since you do have a block and the classified 3 seems like a downgrade if i remember specs correctly

But you can prob give them a call or email asking for a time frame. Once i hace to rma my back up board since it burned (an evga x58 LE) they didnt have any in stock at the time but told me it should be out with-in a week smile.gif i wouldn't think they would have any issues with you asking them, worst they can say is they have no idea >_<;


Edit: sorry think i missread it, thought it said they didnt say anything about how long it would take
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the classified 3 seems like a downgrade if i remember specs correctly

Of course, 4-Way > 3-Way.
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post #27 of 92
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Jacob got back to me this morning. They said they don't have any stock and will not getting anymore.
He offered the classified 3 again, I told them this was unacceptable and asked for compensation either in cash or hardware~

Any suggestions guys?

Edit: He said they could offer Evga EVBucks but wouldn't be specific on the amount that they can give me~maybe I should ask for a refurb GPU (GTS450/GTX460?)
Edited by Mr.Pie - 2/20/12 at 9:39pm
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What about a x79 board?
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What about a x79 board?

they didn't offer~but then I'd have to dish out my kidney to get a X79 CPU then :/
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they didn't offer~but then I'd have to dish out my kidney to get a X79 CPU then :/

How much could you get for your xeon, don't forget there the 3820 which is cheap for x79 or what about Z68 and a 2600k.
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