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I haven't had a chance to fire up a game just yet. I've had numerous SLI and Crossfire setups over the years and have found them all to be quite reliable. There were a few minor issues here and there but really nothing to worry about. The two 460M's in my m18x did VERY well for what they were.

How are you liking your R4 so far?

Love my R4, had it for a year now and it still works great, Still handles everything i throw at it pretty much at max settings... The only thing i kinda hate on it is the glossy screen (sometimes, its a love/hate thing) and the fact the finish just seems to attract dirt... But those are minor complaints, Nothing has loosened on it so far, no creaks or anything, So its holding up well
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Was going to suggest getting a new motherboard if you can confirm it's just that part that's faulty atm if the bath doesn't work but the prices are outrageous on them.

Worst comes to worst part out that entirely, will get a bit back I imagine

Sorry for your loss
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I agreed, try heat the laptop up in the owen a little but if the laptop is powering ON while the liquid is spilled on, I am afriad there could be damage done on the hardware parts.

We need to check the mobo or reball the mobo and/or CPU.

Hope this helps.
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One would presume that a 2k $ machine would be designed to withstand something as mundane as liquid spilled over the keyboard... Oh well.

Sorry for your loss, man frown.gif

Price doesn't matter.... Try spilling liquids into a Macbook Pro... My daughter knocked a glass of water into hers. $800 of repairs later mad.gif
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Thanks again for the replies everyone!
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Love my R4, had it for a year now and it still works great, Still handles everything i throw at it pretty much at max settings... The only thing i kinda hate on it is the glossy screen (sometimes, its a love/hate thing) and the fact the finish just seems to attract dirt... But those are minor complaints, Nothing has loosened on it so far, no creaks or anything, So its holding up well

I know what you mean about the glossy screen. The m18x had a VERY glossy screen. Like you say though...pretty minor stuff. Glad to hear you're digging the R4!

I did end up selling the entire unit, sans SSDs, on eBay. I made sure to be extremely forthcoming and descriptive of what happened in the listing because...well...it's the right thing to do! In the end I got a little more for it than anticipated so that's a plus thumb.gif
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Glad to hear you got all sorted with the old laptop. And good luck with the new one smile.gif
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Invest in one of these so it never happens again tongue.gif

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Invest in one of these so it never happens again tongue.gif


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Invest in one of these so it never happens again tongue.gif


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Cheap insurance indeed.

I will also say this experience was traumatizing enough that I actually did pony up the money for accidental damage protection this time around.
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Still, dem cups bro... biggrin.gif
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