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NVIDIA Admits to Data Corruption Issues with 790i Chipset

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NVIDIA has admitted that its new nForce 790i chipset may cause data corruption when overclocking. A support article on the company’s website says:

NVIDIA has received reports of data corruption when using certain high speed memory and overclocking the front side bus. Our engineers are currently investigating this issue and as soon as we have more information, we will provide an update to this knowledge base article.


Unfortunately NVIDIA hasn’t revealed any workarounds or specific details on what causes the data corruption, so it may be best for 790i owners to run at stock speeds until a solution is found.
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its nice to know some companies admit to their problems and wrong doings

*cough*Creative*cough*
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
its nice to know some companies admit to their problems and wrong doings

*cough*Creative*cough*
True that. Man though I am a huge nvida fan and seems like with the early stages of 680i and now 790i can be pretty frustrating. Though I will admit after 1 RMA to the A1, I never had issues with my 680i and not one for the 780i to date.
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Please spare me with the repost. I did the search and nothing showed up. I have been here long enough and if I found that post I would not have reposted.
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I actually find the search function worthless.

What I do is CTRL+F <insert topic here> on the first 5 pages.
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Please spare me with the repost. I did the search and nothing showed up. I have been here long enough and if I found that post I would not have reposted.
Well I found it...

So I don't get what you are getting it.
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Well I found it...

So I don't get what you are getting it.
Well either you saw it earlier or have it bookmarked? Because I doubt you sit here and search every topic posted for a repost. Or do you? Whatever, if it offends the mods or anyone else then please delete.
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I think you guys need to lay off on the repost whining. It's absolutely counter-productive and does no one else any good. The rules state that you should use the search function, if that doesn't turn anything up then I believe a post should be fair game. You can't expect people to manually search up to five pages back before posting. It really does seem like some of you just sit and wait for a repost to jump on.
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