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Guess most reasons to stick to this board, is just about dead now or dont it matter as much these days?



My top PCI-E connector broke as well recently but my case is a Core X9 and the motherboard sits flat, horizontally on a tray, not vertically so it's not a big issue for me you see.ph34r-smiley.gif
    
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First thing that I seem to break are those connectors, never a problem with the GPU working so the only thing is a lower resale value, motherboards are difficult to sell anyways
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Does having a power outage seriously hurt my rig? I just had the power go off and it shut off my computer.

I do have a Surge Protector, I am debating on getting a backup battery, itll be $180 for a 4minute time, and I only need a minute to turn it off, so I guess itll work. But just wondering if any serious dmg was done
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Does having a power outage seriously hurt my rig? I just had the power go off and it shut off my computer.

I do have a Surge Protector, I am debating on getting a backup battery, itll be $180 for a 4minute time, and I only need a minute to turn it off, so I guess itll work. But just wondering if any serious dmg was done

Outages won't cause so much a problem, but obviously surges might. However both reasonable power supply units and the RVE have surge protection measures.

Main concern is that alll types of storage devices can potentially suffer from loss of power as well as the operating system
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Outages won't cause so much a problem, but obviously surges might. However both reasonable power supply units and the RVE have surge protection measures.

Main concern is that alll types of storage devices can potentially suffer from loss of power as well as the operating system

Question, is a combo surge protector/power conditioner a good idea for PCs? thinking.gif
    
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As long as it's a reasonable brand like a Furman I don't see an issue, although you don't really need one on a PC.
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As long as it's a reasonable brand like a Furman I don't see an issue, although you don't really need one on a PC.

Yeah, I have a Furman. biggrin.gif
    
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where i live, blackouts are like the morning coffee... you will have a blackout everyday...

i have not suffered ONCE from data loss due to a blackout... even with a RAID-0 as a main drive... so, no worries there
     
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where i live, blackouts are like the morning coffee... you will have a blackout everyday...

i have not suffered ONCE from data loss due to a blackout... even with a RAID-0 as a main drive... so, no worries there


Thank you for that blanket of false reassurance.
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Got my UPS that does it job. Gotta get another one tho, 1600va/1kW ain't enough for 2 rig.
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