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Is that a serious question? Hell yea that will affect things.

I know people say it does, im just wondering why? More work for VRM?

It's failing. Call up the manufacturer, and you will get a RMA approval on the spot. Drooping rails equal damage and you are putting your gear into a brown out state, not good.
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Official drivers seem slower on 3dmark compared to 9.5, whats faster 9.4 or 9.2 beta on 3dmark?
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Official drivers seem slower on 3dmark compared to 9.5, whats faster 9.4 or 9.2 beta on 3dmark?

The official drivers are really just the 9.5's so if they are slower, it is just an anomaly or just... who knows, 3dmark is funny like that. Personally, I found the previous WHQL's to be the fastest for me, but I imagine you just have to try the different ones, and run 3dmark and see, as it can probably be affected by different systems..
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The official drivers are really just the 9.5's so if they are slower, it is just an anomaly or just... who knows, 3dmark is funny like that. Personally, I found the previous WHQL's to be the fastest for me, but I imagine you just have to try the different ones, and run 3dmark and see, as it can probably be affected by different systems..

idk I lost almost 300 points at same exact settings, ill try again
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I just bought a 2nd MSI 290 for 381.00 including tax. Open box at MC. Nice. Hopefully its not a turd. If so its getting returned.
     
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It's failing. Call up the manufacturer, and you will get a RMA approval on the spot. Drooping rails equal damage and you are putting your gear into a brown out state, not good.

Oh, I guess I figured I was just overloading it. But I suppose that is true, it shouldnt droop that much even at maximum load.

Only issue is I have no backup PSU. Already sent an RMA request, hoepfully they can cross ship. Thanks.
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What model Cooler Master PSU? Have them send you one of their few decent models if anything. Some of those units they sell are nothing but a cat turd with a sticker on the side.

But they do offer a couple quality units.
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What model Cooler Master PSU? Have them send you one of their few decent models if anything. Some of those units they sell are nothing but a cat turd with a sticker on the side.

But they do offer a couple quality units.

LOL.... cat turds are the best man. Oh and they smell so good when you cook them. Cat turd plus 80c = some mighty fine aromas!

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Nice way to use your fingers to touch the VRM and memory while its running.
 
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Oh, I guess I figured I was just overloading it. But I suppose that is true, it shouldnt droop that much even at maximum load.

Only issue is I have no backup PSU. Already sent an RMA request, hoepfully they can cross ship. Thanks.


Ask for them to offer you rma from V/Vanguard series, even if you have to pay a bit more, they are amazing
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