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I'm going to list this down as failure prone... quite a disappointment, the first ASRock I've seen like this. Mini ITX does limit VRM size and capacity, however.

It does seem like this one has some serious power management issues, or there's been a faulty batch or something. Three of us on this forum alone have had it blow in exactly the same spot.

It's a shame, I'd heard good things about Asrock.
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Question here. What was your CPU running speed and voltage, and CPU heatsink?

Stock, Stock and Stock.

Seriously.

The only 'overclock' that I did, was activate x-boost. I'd also adjusted the GPU ram to 2GB - there was an option in an updated Bios that allowed you to dedicate up to 2GB of system RAM to the GPU, rather than have it on auto.

I've said before that as far as voltages go, I don't know enough about it to mess about with it. I saw the options and it wasn't even clear what default voltage was, so I left it alone.
Edited by audiorealis - 12/12/12 at 10:18am
post #13 of 181

Ah. This was on the 5800k?

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Ah. This was on the 5800k?

It was... is that significant?
post #15 of 181

Yeah, it's the most power-intensive AMD Trinity APU at the moment, not that I'm surprised.

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Yeah, it's the most power-intensive AMD Trinity APU at the moment, not that I'm surprised.

Read up on the FM2 gallery thread xd, we've had several of these boards burn with A10-5700s on them (including mine).
   
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Read up on the FM2 gallery thread xd, we've had several of these boards burn with A10-5700s on them (including mine).
Well then it could also relate to the temperature of the air inside the case not enough positive and hot air being caught on the VRMs thus overheating.
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Well then it could also relate to the temperature of the air inside the case not enough positive and hot air being caught on the VRMs thus overheating.

in my case, when the mosfet caught fire the case was wide open
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Mine was wide open and with a fan blowing on them.
   
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this is worrying me, as im running a 5800k on my asrock itx inside a fairly cramped ISK100
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