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simply put, MSI boards aren't that great. thus that comment.

there are better boards out there. MSI can be seen as entry level thus can do entry level OC and such.
    
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post #632 of 1597
swiftech do some taller sinks and they recommend using pliers to cut them to shape/size,
i got a bunch of them on both my 470s and the flatter areas of the motherboards heatpipe assembly.
They do workon the 470s though they have the benefit of an intake fan blowing over them,
those short sinks will help but i think i'd rather something obstructive to airflow so you know they will have a fighting chance of dissipating some heat.
http://cdn2.specialtech.co.uk/spshop...etail/MC14.gif
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post #633 of 1597
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Originally Posted by 1nstant View Post
what does that mean ?
its on the msi http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherb...tion-list.html

on the msi 990FXA-GD80
I have moved this into the main AMD Motherboard VRM Info thread.
It is common that DrMOS derived boards (regardless of brand) are more fragile and can fail under duress when used with extreme voltage (i.e. 1.8V under extreme cooling) - at least, this is true on the Intel side. For normal air cooling or even watercooling (as a reference I use 1.6V) these boards would be fine.
post #634 of 1597
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Has gappo actually killed a GD80 yet? or are we blindly guessing again?


Quote:
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simply put, MSI boards aren't that great. thus that comment.

there are better boards out there. MSI can be seen as entry level thus can do entry level OC and such.
this is 100% fallse....

I present exhibit A:
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1567243

I'd like to see entry level boards do that.
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I don't even own a gd80
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Has gappo actually killed a GD80 yet? or are we blindly guessing again?




this is 100% fallse....

I present exhibit A:
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1567243

I'd like to see entry level boards do that.
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post #637 of 1597
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Quote:
Originally Posted by el gappo View Post
I don't even own a gd80
in skype XD was all like

gappo says that drmos is bad because he killed boards.

care to elaborate?
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You dont need me to tell you, look at your chart
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post #639 of 1597
Reflex99 I have a question for you,
My board, the 880gm-le is one of the few am3 ASRock boards that has VRM protection, in my case, shutdown.

First, I dont want to undermine your hard work but this is 100% accurate, right?

Secondly, if this is the case, I shouldn't be in any danger of frying/blowing up because my system will just shut down if temps get too high, right?

If that is the case, that means there is VRM temperature monitoring, correct?
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1. XD has done most of the research on protection

2. If it gets to the point where it has to shut down, it was probably overstressed anyways = not good.

realistically though, it shouldnt be a problem with your processor if you point a fan or something at them
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