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That when we are finally able to over clock a card to the point where it blows up we are still not happy..
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Life is like a smore, sometimes, it's okay to catch fire, but other times, like this, it is equivalent to having your flaming smore fall into the fire and become an utter waste of both space and time.
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It blows up due to cheap manufacturing.
Devices should simply 'soft-fail' at out of range clocks instead of destroy themselves.
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Because the vrms are supposed to be beefy enough to take the abuse? Before the 570 and 590, there have never been such frequent issues with vrms exploding from an oc. The gtx480 and gtx580 have no such issues, because clearly the design there didn't cheap out on the power circuitry.
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by beers View Post
It blows up due to cheap manufacturing.
Devices should simply 'soft-fail' at out of range clocks instead of destroy themselves.
I would have called it poor design. Not cheap manufacturing.
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Because we just hate to see the fun end..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by StuffStuff1 View Post
I would have called it poor design. Not cheap manufacturing.
Opting to go with sub-par quality components in order to save a few pennies would fall under cheap manufacturing to me..
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Opting to go with sub-par quality components in order to save a few pennies would fall under cheap manufacturing to me..
Well the components are capable of supporting the card. The card only blows when you overvolt / overclock.

Any ways it could have been on a attempt to lower power usage. It takes more power to use more power.


The 590 idle power usage is very low
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