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post #342 of 1597
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HOLY WHAT THE BALLS

who made this guy a mod.....


out of my titles >.>
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post #343 of 1597
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i'd like to point out that even MSI's 8+2 may be not very good to use... just confirmed it from Tator Tot, he has blown both of the new MSI 8+2 boards on x4 965 4.4Ghz 1.45V. I will list it down as "OC with caution"

It appears they have even more serious work to do, since it seems more phases/channels isn't helping
post #344 of 1597
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.....

that was on the fusion.

HOW MANY TIMES DO I NEED TO TELL YOU.

1 failure does NOT a trend make.
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I am aware of that; however, this is two failures, on new boards of similar design, on a company known for VRM problems that are not just limited to amount of phases but may be widespread over the entire system of VRMs (a VRM system is only as strong as the weakest component)
post #346 of 1597
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We also have a guy with a nice 4Ghz overclock on an X6 with a healthy amount of volts.

what now?
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Remember ASUS boards all-around usually feature anti-VRM-blowup features such as OCP and of course that VRM heatsink
I don't believe MSI does that at all
And thats sad too, cause if they just spend the extra $1 on a self adhesive heatsink with something other then chewing gum thermal paste, they could avoid costly RMA's... more
Edited by SwishaMane - 5/12/11 at 10:07pm
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Chuck Norris
i'd like to point out that even MSI's 8+2 may be not very good to use... just confirmed it from Tator Tot, he has blown both of the new MSI 8+2 boards on x4 965 4.4Ghz 1.45V. I will list it down as "OC with caution"

It appears they have even more serious work to do, since it seems more phases/channels isn't helping
So what is used in there.Nikos or ... ????
Tell me quick as i m dieing to find out
Any Nikos chip around the area ,those with more pins ?
   
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DrMOS. They're not as fragile as the NIKOS MOSFETs I think but they're still rather fragile in nature. You'd expect it to be an improvement but not much, a lot of DrMOS boards also fail (as a trend), so there appears to be more things wrong elsewhere.
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