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post #21 of 38
Thanks Tub. I also have the board and have not had a single error that is listed and I've also been pushing the board. I'm exchanging it "only" because there appears to be a FSB limit (which could be resolved by a bios update down the road) that is surpassed by the Asus board. Also I have a sata 1 hdd.
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I'm po'ed.

I sure spent a lot of money, effort and time to see "C1" on LEDS.

I have a 680i mobo, new, two sticks of Corsair DDR2 DOMINATOR CM2X1024-9136C5D.

When I first booted w/ both sticks I got the C1, so OK, I'll pull one and boot again. It boots. I switch sticks for grins. No dice - bad stick!!!??? I switch back, It boots again. I have various crashes and freezes during driver installs for the X-fi, nVidia stuff, etc. Then, bam C1 on the other stick too. Now none work.

I hate shipping this stuff back and waiting.

eVGA

I really don't want to go through this excersice again. Should I just RMA this F$#@%#$ board too? BTW I can't register on eVGA, as it won't recognize my serial.

-hardware

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post #23 of 38
RD600 Ftw.
    
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post #24 of 38
Rofl thank god i didn't get all hype up about this.

For some strange reason, i knew its going to be bad . But I thought that it was going to be just the ocing part, not the ram murdering part
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post #25 of 38
sounds liek the ol expert when it first came out and was killing cpu's, not alot of them i may ad but enough to make it a problem and ecspecially a problem for those few who had there cpu toasted
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post #26 of 38
Is the EVGA 680i board overvolting RAM sticks or something?
    
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post #27 of 38
*Note to self* Don't buy any other motherboard brand beside Asus and Gigabytes =P
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post #28 of 38
Haha..good luck people with 680i's. I will never get one.
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post #29 of 38
Wow, sorry to hear that all that RAM fried

But us overclockers (who want Core 2's), I think are gonna have a hard time finding decent mobo's soon. I mean we cant get nForce 5/6 chipset because of HDD/RAM/OC'ing problems. And AMD (ATI) arent going to be in a hurry to make some nice OC'ing Intel chipsets.
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post #30 of 38
Well if you want your 8800GTX's in SLi, you have to get a 680i board to avoid driver issues.
    
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