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Originally Posted by tpi2007 View Post

*snip
I think that is a fake. Where is the CPU socket on the motherboard being washed ? That is probably a broken motherboard in the first video, and another one used in the second video.

Nothing is fake in the video ..lol.,the socket is covered along with few caps ,the dude is just washing Vaseline of the mobo which is PITA to remove
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post #42 of 55
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the anti-surge protects from the AC/DC PSU, you know the main computers PSU to the main board. These ICes that can take the hurt are on the input from the PSU to the motherboards, not in the internal motherboard's power delivery systems.

I'm having a hard time understanding your English. Please rephrase. thanks
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How is extra durability going to sell more boards? The enthusiast market this is presumably aimed at is comprised of people who are half-willing to torch their own mobo 6 months after purchase to justify an upgrade. I've never really had any component fail on me after such long [ab]use that they become obsolete looooong before going bad. Doesn't matter to me, I physically couldn't fit my 1x soundcard on the one Gigabyte board I owned and it doesn't look like it would fit on any of the Gigabyte boards I've been stupid enough to even consider buying since then. I really couldn't imagine buying from a company so out-of-touch with the market they don't even make allowances for new components out there that enthusiasts might want to use.
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notsureifserious.jpg

A self igniting X79 board doesn't make this seem legit.

Talking about mobos, Asus, give us a black PCB and stop pissing us off with that single white PCIe lane!!!
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Nothing is fake on the video ..lol.,the socket is covered along with few caps ,the dude is just washing Vaseline of the mobo which is PITA to remove

After the scrub down he shoulda tossed it into the dishwasher.
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I can feel the quality of Gigabyte motherboards too.
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I'm having a hard time understanding your English. Please rephrase. thanks

The anti-surge protection protects the board from a faulty PSU. Your motherboard actually has a few PSUs in it as well, however they are DC/DC power supplies that we call voltage regulator modules, your main PSU in your computer is an AC/DC PSU, this anti-surge protects against that not against the motherboard's voltage regulators which I assumed the guys comment was aimed at.
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Gigabyte P35-DS3L, was the ONLY 775 board that snapped due to tension from the Tuniq Tower. 'nuff said.
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still not sure this is news...
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post #50 of 55
my 4+1 785g crap cheap mobo is still alive with my 965be oced

so gigabyte, shut up and take my money please

also i love your gtx460 dual cooler, that thing has no sound and it is very fresh
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