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Update

One card is dead, didnt take out the pcie slot though. Its still going strong.

I am guessing the card was going to die regardless since it went when the computer was idling. Turned it on this morning and smoke shot out of the card.
 
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Update

One card is dead, didnt take out the pcie slot though. Its still going strong.

I am guessing the card was going to die regardless since it went when the computer was idling. Turned it on this morning and smoke shot out of the card.

From this PCIE problem only the card should not be effected.
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From this PCIE problem only the card should not be effected.

Yeah if it was related to power draw my guess is the slot would have went as well. I swapped the other card to the slot this one was in and it works just fine.
 
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So it's just the card died ? heavy oc/ mining or something ?
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So it's just the card died ? heavy oc/ mining or something ?

I was doing alot of benching on them but when the card went the computer was idling last night. Woke up and it was off tried to power on, no go. Opened the side panel, turned off psu for a minute, powered it back on and fired up the pc and smoke shot out of the card.

I really want to open it up but those damn warranty void stickers are on the screws.
Edited by nagle3092 - 7/3/16 at 11:55am
 
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I was doing alot of benching on them but when the card went the computer was idling last night. Woke up and it was off tried to power on, no go. Opened the side panel, turned off psu for a minute, powered it back on and fired up the pc and smoke shot out of the card.

I really want to open it up but those damn warranty void stickers are on the screws.
Oh damn, well it's RMA time then. try getting a custom version in exchange if you can. tongue.gif
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Oh damn, well it's RMA time then. try getting a custom version in exchange if you can. tongue.gif

Yeah Im gonna return it for a refund at amazon. Then I think I'll wait for the Nitros to come in stock.
 
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Not sure if you guys have been following @Iscaria and his 480 review thread, but so far his power draw numbers seem to contradict what we've seen from a few others.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1604690/rx-480-unboxing-and-initial-review#post_25313173

Granted, it's not overclocked but still. 31 watts @ idle and 105 watts @ load are pretty damn good.

Edit: not sure how accurate gpu-z is when calculating power draw, so a grain of salt I guess.
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Not sure if you guys have been following @Iscaria and his 480 review thread, but so far his power draw numbers seem to contradict what we've seen from a few others.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1604690/rx-480-unboxing-and-initial-review#post_25313173

Granted, it's not overclocked but still. 31 watts @ idle and 105 watts @ load are pretty damn good.

Edit: not sure how accurate gpu-z is when calculating power draw, so a grain of salt I guess.

Gpu z only measures the wattage used by the gpu, not entire board load.
 
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I think thats just asic power draw, eg just GPU . I'm not sure if thats good or bad for Asic. I think i have heard 110watts for Asic as the upper end so 105 does seem a bit better. 40 watts to power rest of card theoretically.
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