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Haha this made me lol. Totally agree. Today I destroyed my 3570k with an extremely tiny nick when delidding and then bent my socket pins on my MOBO with the socket protector. $400 gone in 20 minutes. I definetly got the whole lemon tree. Thank you for making me laugh. I needed that.

Off topic, sorry. Anyways I would say it is rare, but possible. Just eliminate every possible issue before deciding they are defective.

It's not a Lemon if you tear it up your self
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Haha this made me lol. Totally agree. Today I destroyed my 3570k with an extremely tiny nick when delidding and then bent my socket pins on my MOBO with the socket protector. $400 gone in 20 minutes. I definetly got the whole lemon tree. Thank you for making me laugh. I needed that.

Off topic, sorry. Anyways I would say it is rare, but possible. Just eliminate every possible issue before deciding they are defective.


This is more like you walking up to the lemon tree and smacking yourself in the face with its branches.
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post #43 of 65
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It's not a Lemon if you tear it up your self

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This is more like you walking up to the lemon tree and smacking yourself in the face with its branches.

Oh come on guys, no need to be harsh. Like it or not, we're all human, we're not perfect, and we err. Sometimes the mistakes we make are beyond lack of foresight, and come down to Murphy's Law.

The guy just had his processor and mobo destroyed in the same day. Show at least some compassion instead of saying, "Oh, well it's your own fault. You're bad and you should feel bad."
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post #44 of 65
But in this case it is his fault, and he's calling it a lemon. That's quite the passing of the blame isn't?
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But in this case it is his fault, and he's calling it a lemon. That's quite the passing of the blame isn't?

When I originally made the whole lemon tree comment, I was referring to the phrase "When life hands you lemons, make lemonade" Which means when life presents you with a bad situation, make the most of it.

The joke was that I went through so many 7970's it wasn't just one bad situation, but a whole plethora of them (hence not just a few lemons, but the whole lemon tree). Losing both your processor and mobo in the same day sounds applicable to that as well. He wasn't saying they were lemons in the sense that the parts were bad, but lemons as in an he ended up in an unfortunate situation.
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Haha this made me lol. Totally agree. Today I destroyed my 3570k with an extremely tiny nick when delidding and then bent my socket pins on my MOBO with the socket protector. $400 gone in 20 minutes. I definetly got the whole lemon tree. Thank you for making me laugh. I needed that.

Off topic, sorry. Anyways I would say it is rare, but possible. Just eliminate every possible issue before deciding they are defective.

That's horrible! I was reading your thread on the delidding and saw the small knicks in the PCB.
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I am uninstalling Windows 8 and re-installing windows 7 so I can test it this way. I really want these cards to work!
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You need to try other drivers too

Try 13.1 WHQL ... please try them before coming to a conclusion. You have tried betas only! Betas is for testing purpose usually.
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Do You have Msi Afterburner running?
It can cause screen tearing.
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Do You have Msi Afterburner running?
It can cause screen tearing.

When used incorrectly.
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