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Originally Posted by plogservice;11911151 
no, seriously. My new mobo arrives on monday. Can't I use my desktop until then?

You might cause damage to the CPU if you carry on using it, But you can use it at your own risk. Just take the overclock setting's off and put the voltage back to stock to prevent any burning of the mosfets
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post #12 of 43
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You might cause damage to the CPU if you carry on using it, But you can use it at your own risk. Just take the overclock setting's off and put the voltage back to stock to prevent any burning of the mosfets
I would say it's too late for that.
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I would say it's too late for that.
What i meant was. By removeing the overclocking setting's and voltage, the mosfet's would stay much cooler and shouldn't burn up as much when under load just until the new motherboard arrives
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The motherboard catching on fire is a bad thing.
I believe it is highly unrecommended.
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post #15 of 43
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What i meant was. By removeing the overclocking setting's and voltage, the mosfet's would stay much cooler and shouldn't burn up as much when under load just until the new motherboard arrives
You mean they can burn up more than "in flames"? LOL
Seriously now.........
Edited by Mr.Scott - 1/6/11 at 10:43am
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You mean thay can burn up more than "in flames"? LOL
Seriously now.........
Actually, yeah, they can. I watched as a friends new CPU literally melted THROUGH his mobo. There was that awful burning-plastic smell. I think catching on fire, versus turning into melting goo are two different things.
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Actually, yeah, they can. I watched as a friends new CPU literally melted THROUGH his mobo. There was that awful burning-plastic smell. I think catching on fire, versus turning into melting goo are two different things.
how did that happen
post #18 of 43
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Actually, yeah, they can. I watched as a friends new CPU literally melted THROUGH his mobo. There was that awful burning-plastic smell. I think catching on fire, versus turning into melting goo are two different things.
Wow...
post #19 of 43
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Originally Posted by plogservice View Post
So, I can't turn my computer back on?
LOL my computer caught fire, so let me just turn it back on...
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LOL my computer caught fire, so let me just turn it back on...
A used car dealership tried doing that with my brother once...
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