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I have just replaced TIM and I am going to do some testing.. But I found out that my VGA is missing some parts of it's cooler! Thermal pads for memory are missing!.. They are supposed to be on memory chips not covered by a metal cooler.. https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GTX_1080_STRIX/images/cooler3.jpg Yeah, ASUS Auto Extreme is so awesome! 100% automated production process, no human errors etc.. And my warranty is now voided, which is just awesome.

EDIT: Okay, I did some testing and temperatures are still high. And I called ASUS and they basically told me to go **** myself.
Edited by Michalko589 - 8/26/16 at 2:03am
post #22 of 37
That blows a big one. Did you contact the place you bought it from and try to return it?

If you are stuck with the card, then I would pick one of these up: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007YLUCKQ/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1D8RT165HX5N2&coliid=IJZ3OZ8U3X6H3&psc=1
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post #23 of 37
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Nah, it is past 14 days. I can't return it now. Accelero is awesome but I don't know if it will fit on my Strix.

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GTX_1080_STRIX/images/front.jpg

https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_1080/images/front.jpg

ASUS PCB is very different from the stock one.. Anyone who can confirm if it will fit?
post #24 of 37
Does this happen with side panel off?
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post #25 of 37
Sounds like bad case airflow and or gpu needs to get a paste change maybe.
post #26 of 37
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Originally Posted by Michalko589 View Post

I have just replaced TIM and I am going to do some testing.. But I found out that my VGA is missing some parts of it's cooler! Thermal pads for memory are missing!.. They are supposed to be on memory chips not covered by a metal cooler.. https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GTX_1080_STRIX/images/cooler3.jpg Yeah, ASUS Auto Extreme is so awesome! 100% automated production process, no human errors etc.. And my warranty is now voided, which is just awesome.

EDIT: Okay, I did some testing and temperatures are still high. And I called ASUS and they basically told me to go **** myself.

🙁

Well, you did break the guarantee but it's Asus, I personally don't trust their RMA policy anyway.

Seems you're not the only one having GPU missing thermal pads: a quick Google shows some reddit threads reporting the same issue.

I doubt Asus will help you, but there's a US representative here on OCN; don't remember his name, someone might help?

Otherwise, you could try to buy fitting thermal pads? Don't know if anyone did it yet... With luck, you could even get better results than with a "complete" functionnal 1080 Strix 😁
     
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post #27 of 37
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I will get Accelero or some AiO water cooler and I will buy thermal pads for my memory.. That's hours of my time wasted and 100€ extra because ASUS can't make a proper VGA even with 100% automated production process. From now on, I will only buy MSI Gaming/Lightning. I am sorry for my angry rants.. rolleyes.gif Thanks guys for your help, i appreciate it. REP+ for all
Edited by Michalko589 - 8/26/16 at 2:30pm
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I will get Accelero or some AiO water cooler and I will buy thermal pads for my memory.. That's hours of my time wasted and 100€ extra because ASUS can't make a proper VGA even with 100% automated production process. From now on, I will only buy MSI Gaming/Lightning. I am sorry for my angry rants.. rolleyes.gif Thanks guys for your help, i appreciate it. REP+ for all

Always keep hearing people with ASUS cards having problem with cooling. Also most people do not test these cards with Silent cases. In a case like that FE card probably would have cooled better lol.
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post #29 of 37
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I do not think there are any issues with my cooling. Also reason my friend had much better temperatures is, he had forced stupid double buffered vsync to every game and didn't tell me. doh.gif There are some huge issues on some of the 1080 STRIX VGAs. Many people over internet are reporting crazy high temperatures, missing memory thermal pads and awful coil whine while the "normal" ones are running very cool, silent with little coil whine (even in silent cases!). ASUS should release statement regarding broken STRIX 1080s and recall them..
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I will get Accelero or some AiO water cooler and I will buy thermal pads for my memory.. That's hours of my time wasted and 100€ extra because ASUS can't make a proper VGA even with 100% automated production process. From now on, I will only buy MSI Gaming/Lightning. I am sorry for my angry rants.. rolleyes.gif Thanks guys for your help, i appreciate it. REP+ for all

No need to apologize. I would feel the same way.
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