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They use driver mosfets, apparently they're more prone to..... explosion? ;D
The MOSFET drivers are the issue... incorrectly sized drivers can cause MOSFET failure, which seems to explain the failures on this particular model vs other model boards with the same MOSFET....
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The MOSFET drivers are the issue... incorrectly sized drivers can cause MOSFET failure, which seems to explain the failures on this particular model vs other model boards with the same MOSFET....
what are mosfet drivers
post #293 of 300
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what are mosfet drivers
For a basic understanding, read this:

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...-Circuit/616/1
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If that 125W CPU wasn't supported it will be out of warranty...
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in b4 my motherboard blows up.. thanks for the heads up.
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I cant overclock because of this.
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If that 125W CPU wasn't supported it will be out of warranty...
This is an old thread, but 125W CPUs are listed as supported on MSI's own website:

http://www.msi.com/product/mb/890GXM...div=CPUSupport

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I cant overclock because of this.
Just don't take your VCore up too high and you should be fine. One of the advantages of having a nice BE chip is that I can do 3.8 GHz safely without a high VCore. My board has been un-exploded for several months now.
post #298 of 300
Driver MOSFETs: high side and low side transistors and driver chip combined into one package. Used on high end MSI motherboards. Particularly fragile.
MOSFET drivers: See tator tot's link

There's a difference
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Driver MOSFETs: high side and low side transistors and driver chip combined into one package. Used on high end MSI motherboards. Particularly fragile.
MOSFET drivers: See tator tot's link

There's a difference
Don't TUF boards use DrMos aswell? There must be something particularly sty about MSI's
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Eww
I got my 1055t @ 3.2 on this board.
I feel sick right now, as I cant get home until Saturday to shut it off.
ermahgurd.

It's on 24/7 along with a tv stick constantly recording, literally, it doesnt get a minute off.
Worse yet my house has just been refurbished, therefore i have to clean the damn thing off every week. daaamn. :/
EDIT: sorry to revive a dead thread, I'll try not to do that again frown.gif
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