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post #31 of 75
I would expect them to pay off some high ranking military guy to say it's true.
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post #32 of 75
Its not that, take a look at what I posted previously. Its not exactly the extreme enviorment that everyone thinks it is. The temps start at 33c and go up to 71c over 12 hours then they go back down to 33c over another 12 hours. If the tested product is still working at the end of the test it passes that specific mil-spec requirement. I'm willing to bet more than half the boards out right now could pass these tests, the requirements ain't that bad. Also remember that they ain't overclocked or anything during these tests they are run at stock.

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I'm gonna take a guess and say that MSI has separate design teams that work in different areas for intel and AMD......
Ding Ding. The guys that made the Xpower... it's totally counter to the cheapskate AMD boards they make.

Quote:
Originally Posted by strap624 View Post
No issues here with my big bang xpower
Refer to above.

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I would expect them to pay off some high ranking military guy to say it's true.
Hell yea, General Lee!
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post #34 of 75
Who Cares if their components are milspec if they're under spec for the task.

Their VRM circuitry is akin to pulling a MGM-134 Midgetman with a hummer.

This is what happened to my board; it took them 4 months to replace it.





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post #35 of 75
Mil-spec is nice, but it's meaningless. Any item or component specifically designed to can meet, exceed or pass Mil-Spec inspection, but until the item is actually inspected by a government inspector, it could still be rejected.

A lot of companies that sell firearms, most notably AR/M16/M4 type parts all claim to be 'Mil-spec', but in the end it's mostly a sales pitch. An item that doesn't conform to mil-spec doesn't necessarily mean it's worse, it just means it isn't manufactured to military TDP. That's all.
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post #36 of 75
Yeah, like Starbucks making their own organization to certify their coffee free trade.

It is all BS to get the consumer to buy, buy, buy.
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post #37 of 75
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Can you smell the marketing in the air?

I wouldn't be surprised if we start seeing mobo with names in the future like, Gigabyte Kevlar Edition, Biostar Bulletproof, Evga Space Grade, Foxconn Suicide Edition and Zotac Invincible.
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Lol Suicide edition

you do realize that all of the brands you listed there source at least some parts from Foxconn?
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post #39 of 75
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Lol Suicide edition

you do realize that all of the brands you listed there source at least some parts from Foxconn?
There are very few brands that don't source at least some of their parts from Foxconn.
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The only thing I am still confident enough to buy from MSI is graphics cards..
    
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