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Originally Posted by Chinky Chump View Post
shouldn't that be the other way around
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post #62 of 190
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Originally Posted by buddatech View Post
Man... I am truly sorry for your loss. As you left my house not long ago eager to install that chip in your board and I know after test firing up that 970 in my RIIIE @4.2GHz with 1.23v we were both pretty ecstatic about the over clocking potential and now this!!! WOW, wish I hadn't heard about this, it's absolutely a nightmare! I wish you the best of luck!
Thanks man. I just hope I'll be able to get a hold of John quick! Told him to call me but I'll call him tomorrow.
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post #63 of 190
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Originally Posted by sbao26975 View Post
http://www.techspot.com/news/3001-as...the-cheap.html

You happy? Asus is still the parent company.
Published: November 4, 2002, 12:32 PM EST
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post #64 of 190
Ugh. This thread makes me sad.

Good luck OP. As they say, the one thing you NEVER want to cheap out on is the PSU
post #65 of 190
Good luck man, that really sucks . I know how I felt when my 570 blew up on me, sucks .
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The more I look at it, it looks like a cap blew or something on the motherboard? If you can see the first cap under that heatsink in the second-to-last last pic, that seems to be where most of the burn damage is.
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Thanks for making me lol.
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Originally Posted by sbao26975 View Post
http://www.techspot.com/news/3001-as...the-cheap.html

You happy? Asus is still the parent company.
And you proved my point all at the same time. You sir are a genius


And I quote, "Asrock = ASUS on the cheap". When you spin off a company they compete in the same industry (typically) but sell a different quality of product. AKA cheaper in most cases. Thanks Bro
    
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This is what I think of when I look for a motherboard...



This is from the asrock website...
Lol...


"Our motherboards get 2.5 out of 3 thumbs up!"
 
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And you proved my point all at the same time. You sir are a genius


And I quote, "Asrock = ASUS on the cheap". When you spin off a company they compete in the same industry (typically) but sell a different quality of product. AKA cheaper in most cases. Thanks Bro
And what was wrong with my post to begin with that prompted you to tell me to do my homework? I simply stated that they are a subsidiary.
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