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While it's clear PTSD is still around for those working in the call center realm what does this have anything to do with the thread? Companies can and should be called out if a switch and bait is proven. Whether or not this has happened here is clearly up in the air.

In relation to the thread, it seems some folks are making their opinions about brands solely on isolated instances, and interpersonal interactions, which go just as well or poorly as the customer and CSRs attitudes remain throughout the interaction. Two, again, every manufacturer does it, don't demonize one brand for having rebadged 3rd party goods crap out and then turnning a blind eye. In this case, should that be so, EVGA already has announced they've corrected the issue and switched suppliers for that series of PSUs... so...

To be honest, I agree with that it's very much so up in the air that a bait and switch happened here. It seems more like a potential fault came to light during these reviews, and EVGA reacted by changing suppliers. if that is the case, shame on their QA for not catching it, but kudos on making sure the problem gets resolved instead of it becoming like other brands and instances where it took a year or more for a problem to be dealt with. ie the Gigabyte 990FX-UD3 VRM Mosfet fiasco.
Edited by SpacemanSpliff - 10/17/17 at 11:10am
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Never would have thought there was such as thing as a golden PSU lol
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i have deemed EVGA shady since my 2 stock clocked 9800GTX+ cards in SLI melted into my motherboard due to bad drivers with a 30% locked fan speed that came off thier own website . they then denied warranty replacement. citing it was my fault................i then sent them a video of me golf-clubbing said melted cards out of the motherboard a month later and never bought thier products again.

So I'll be the one to ask....source? biggrin.gif
 
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Crazy stuff. Strange that the two supernova B2 850w PSUs I've owned have been champs. I got one right now in a system that had been pulling 750w continuous with spikes to 800w doing compute or mining or folding. Bugger just won't die, rock solid.
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So I'll be the one to ask....source? biggrin.gif

This person is 100% correct. I too had a video card melt down due to driver update. That be geforce 196.75. Mine was covered under warranty, I also lost the motherboard, and quadcore processor. Still had almost $100 in shipping. Let me google that for you. thumb.gif
That was not the fault of EVGA though. That was Nvidia.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=geforce+196.75
Edited by DrFPS - 10/18/17 at 12:52pm
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This person is 100% correct. I too had a video card melt down due to driver update. That be geforce 196.75. Mine was covered under warranty, I also lost the motherboard, and quadcore processor. Still had almost $100 in shipping. Let me google that for you. thumb.gif
That was not the fault of EVGA though. That was Nvidia.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=geforce+196.75

I don't understand how a drive update can melt down your video card. Wouldn't the card shut down at a certain temp limit to prevent damages?
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This person is 100% correct. I too had a video card melt down due to driver update. That be geforce 196.75. Mine was covered under warranty, I also lost the motherboard, and quadcore processor. Still had almost $100 in shipping. Let me google that for you. thumb.gif
That was not the fault of EVGA though. That was Nvidia.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=geforce+196.75

Source request was for the video...not a useless lmgtfy link...but cool I guess thumb.gif.
 
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oh that's cute...lmgtfy on a driver released 8 years ago as if it's supposed to be common knowledge.

the guy said 30% fan speed melted his cards and mobo, which doesn't seem like an accurate description of what actually went down.
     
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Shilka is one heck of a guy to have around this forum! That guy REALLY knows his PSU's! Shame on EVGA though, they've been great, but with the GTX 900 series SC cooler issue, the 10 series FTW cooler issue, and now this...... I hope management gets their crew together before they start losing customer trust.

Wait what?
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Wait what?
https://www.eteknix.com/evga-respond-possible-design-flaw-gtx-970-acx/
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