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Looks like a VRM went into afterburner.
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Damn, I just got all kinds of paranoid. My VRM hs is only 10 C over ambient @ 1.51v @ 4.05Ghz. I've been running it like that for about 4 months now with not even a hiccup. I may throw a small fan on the hs to be sure though. :/
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Quote:
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Damn, I just got all kinds of paranoid. My VRM hs is only 10 C over ambient @ 1.51v @ 4.05Ghz. I've been running it like that for about 4 months now with not even a hiccup. I may throw a small fan on the hs to be sure though. :/
These threads always spark a little paranoia in all of us . A normal response.
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These threads always spark a little paranoia in all of us . A normal response.
True I had noted prior to purchasing, the majority of problems do seem to come from the 890FX boards w/ Thubans. Much less often is there problems w/ the 890GX models. Still, something to keep in mind.
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Guys, I had to clean up this thread from some random banter posts that were not necessarily on topic and flaming the company for no reason. Please keep it a bit more professional in here.

I've also PM's the MSI Reps on this forum to let them know of this thread, and another one relating to their products so you may get some 1 On 1 support as well

Remember though; we're all here to help each other.

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what's this phase 4+2 8+2 stuff?
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So, what is the issue with 4+1? I know my Asus has 8+1, but I don't understand what it means
I know there was most posts on this; but I figured this would be a good reading for plenty of people:
http://www.thetechrepository.com/showthread.php?t=126

It says it's specifically for Intel, but it's just a design guideline for motherboards. AMD Has similar design guidelines (just not laid out in such a nice forum post) and it explains the different components pretty well.
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Jacob, I dont see the joint you're talking about!

If you're talking about that tiny dot, that is no longer silver - no, that wouldnt have hand anything to do with it.

On second thought, the board may NOT be beyond repair...
All I see is a burnt cap - I'm not discrediting your saying that one of the VRMs burned up, its just that I dont see it.

The printed circtuitry on the back,seems also to have not been affected.
One of the pins from the coil does not go through the board like the other ones, there is also a gap where solder should be:
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ouch that hurts.. lucky you were there tho put the flame out.. i would defiently call MSI make them replace board maby even case if it has fire damage, also any parts that got damaged too.
     
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