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good for you dude... im still in "email chat" with some random latin american asus dude... asking some REALLY stupid questions like:

Does your MB has the PSU/CPU/RAM connected??

IS it on?
HA HA HA!!! I started all my on-line chat with this "First of all. I'm a 25+ yrs computer tech" then I explain the problem or problems I'm having. This way it stops all the stupid questions right there.
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omg this dude is such a douche...

it is really annoying to chat with a "tech expert" and to have him ask stupid questions.... i feel offended...

i sent him an email, cutting to the chase....

"My sabertooth works like ****, this are some pics... I paid top money for this to work as advertised... if you can not help, please tell me and i will see if i can buy another brand" (actually sent him a gpu-z screenshot)

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omg this dude is such a douche...

it is really annoying to chat with a "tech expert" and to have him ask stupid questions.... i feel offended...

i sent him an email, cutting to the chase....

"My sabertooth works like ****, this are some pics... I paid top money for this to work as advertised... if you can not help, please tell me and i will see if i can buy another brand" (actually sent him a gpu-z screenshot)

hope he answers back
Most Support tech don't know as much as us sir. They are use to talking to the average user and we all know we are not the average user here on OCN. I would call and tell them that I want to speak with the supervisor.
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Most Support tech don't know as much as us sir. They are use to talking to the average user and we all know we are not the average user here on OCN. I would call and tell them that I want to speak with the supervisor.

that is mostly annoying... well.. i think im selling my rev1.0 so i can get a rev2.0 someday on february... i dont feel that im ripping off someone... as we all know, a crossfire setting of 16x-16x is like 7fps more than 16x-8x....
     
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that is mostly annoying... well.. i think im selling my rev1.0 so i can get a rev2.0 someday on february... i dont feel that im ripping off someone... as we all know, a crossfire setting of 16x-16x is like 7fps more than 16x-8x....
Well it depends on the video card. Like a 79** series will lose a alot of performance at x8.
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Well it depends on the video card. Like a 79** series will lose a alot of performance at x8.

really? i thought it was just a gimmick... i will have to see. as my new upgrade will be a FX8350 and a pair of gigabyte 7970
     
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post #27 of 43
Update.
The new mobo is still running @ PCI-E 2.0 x8 in slot 1.
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post #28 of 43
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Update.
The new mobo is still running @ PCI-E 2.0 x8 in slot 1.

you've got to be joking...
     
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post #29 of 43
got mine paried with a 1090t and evga 670 ftw, never had any issues
    
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post #30 of 43
Return it for refund and get a Gigabyte or Asrock. I used to love Asus, until I had to go through 4 motherboards just to get one that worked.....for the most part -.-

Also, not sure I read or not but did you try any other GPU?
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