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Lesson learnt eh? don't venture into the unknown like that.
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well it started when i boot to windows uping the cpu speed 1mzh the screen in windows would flicker.
-AMD-, you were overclocking within Windows? Software overclocking is not advised and could cause data corruption. I don't see how this could have cause "physical" damage to your hardware though...
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no it was in the bios i oced it. i truely hate this machine all it does is be a pain in the ass. idontknow either what happen all i did is up the ht link to 5x and it start the scarmblle thing. if its not broke dont fix it is my new rule
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-AMD-, perhaps maybe a electrical surge cause physical damage to your hardware? Is your system on a surge protector/ups?
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no its not do you think the cpu and mobo and the ram still work? man i smellted that cooking i hoped didnt fry my pcie slots
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no its not do you think the cpu and mobo and the ram still work? man i smellted that cooking i hoped didnt fry my pcie slots
-AMD-, your computer is plugged straight into the wall? This might explain for the damaged items especially if you have dirty power in your area. It's hard to tell if your processor is still good or not. Believe it or not processors are pretty strong components. For your memory just run memtest86 on it for a couple of hours. I like to run tests 5 and 8. I can almost guarantee your motherboard is at fault and probably the only damaged component. Hopefully you can RMA the board.

Please invest in a UPS device. A $7 dollar surge protector isn't going to cut it
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well i got a 3470 video card stuck it in there and no go on video. i do have a harddrive light and the cdrom and dvd drives do scann for disc. um i forgot i turned on the lady that talks in the bios. she just said vga test failed. so the board talks to me so are the pcie fried?

so i was thingking on getting this mobo. and just junking the mobo. lucky my cpu and my ram still works. the pcie slots are BOTH FRIED. I GETTING CHIPSET FAN. TO RMA IT WITH. but was thinking of upgrading mobo. to this. its brand new still in the box
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i was thinking of making them upgrade me to a a8n32-sli-deluxe mobo. . did i mention this is like the 4th rma i have had.
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i was thinking of making them upgrade me to a a8n32-sli-deluxe mobo. . did i mention this is like the 4th rma i have had with this mobo.
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