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Well last nite I was looking at my BT and thinking that I didnt mount it right, soo I found some installation guides online and come to find out it wasnt installed correctly. So I went about my business and started my little project, got the BT sitting in there just right, hooked everything up......powered up.....got into Windows fine......then I just decided to check my gmail account and message my buddy, and the dang thing shut off on me! So I try and start it back up and I have my side panel off cause of the building....and smoke!!!! OH CRAP!! so I rip the power out right away and take everything back out again to inspect the damages. The two "R50" capacitors are fine but right next to it where the heatsink is I can see where something overheated and melted. Is eVGA going to have a canary about this? I started my RMA about an hour or so ago....had to run and get the little brothers computer. He had the internet shut off for the summer so he had no use for his rig....
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post #2 of 18
eVGA should be pretty good about RMA-ing that.
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post #3 of 18
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Originally Posted by saxahonker View Post
eVGA should be pretty good about RMA-ing that.
i agree
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The R50 thing is a "choke" I believe.
 
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post #5 of 18
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The R50 thing is a "choke" I believe.
huh?
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post #6 of 18
It'll be fine, its not your fault the board cooked.
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huh?
If its by the processor socket its some part of the voltage regulator that fried, I've heard a few cases of this happening on that board.
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If its by the processor socket its some part of the voltage regulator that fried, I've heard a few cases of this happening on that board.
thats what I thought.....
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huh?
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post #10 of 18
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I see.....but I really cant get away from that unless I get rid of my 680i board when it comes back from RMA.
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