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evga 590 SLI: BEWARE.

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Problems with the 122-M2-NF59-TR:

EDIT: I've submitted an RMA through eVGA, my replacement will be here in a few days. We'll see how it goes then.

So I figured out why my brand new computer is crashing... The motherboard thinks that my processor is overheating,so it's shutting the comp down.

Thing is, I know for a fact isn't not overheating. I have an Arctic Freezer 64 with AS5 on there, and I can put my finger on the heatsink block and the edge of the IHS and it is always cool to the touch. No doubt my processor is cool. The thing is, the BIOS (contrary to the manual) doesn't let me turn off thermal shutdown. AUGH!

I think this mobo might have trouble with Brisbane cores. Even with a freshly flashed BIOS, it doesn't give me odd multiplier options, and it obviously isn't reading temps right.

Also, a reviewer on newegg had the same problem I had with Speedfan telling me my PSU's 12V rail was running 9V. Completely different PSUs, same problem.

So I think people should beware of this motherboard, especially if you are interested in getting a Brisbane core. Another fellow on OCN PM'ed me about trouble with this mobo and a 3600+. I'll update this post when eVGA gets back to me about the Brisbane support for the board, as well as whether or not I should RMA.
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Good luck, keep us informed
    
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That's just one more reason to buy DFI
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I've seen nothing but problems with the XX0i SLI boards. I'll be getting me a DQ6 thankyouverymuch.
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