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Poor Nvidia
I forgive them, because I didn't lose anything.
If I had lost one, NO FORGIVE. rawrrr
    
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Can i actually copy ur letter and actually send it to Nvidia ?
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590 ain't no small investment ;~;
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post #14 of 72
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
90% of the people who buy a GTX590 are going to be the type of person to have heard about this.
Maybe. But 99% of the people who buy Nvidia products aren't buying a 590. Why announce to them that their new flagship GPUs are blowing up?

That seems like a good way to undermine people's confidence in your product.
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
Maybe. But 99% of the people who buy Nvidia products aren't buying a 590. Why announce to them that their new flagship GPUs are blowing up?

That seems like a good way to undermine people's confidence in your product.
Which they deserve for cheaping out of the GTX 590.

Except they'll never do that because a company can't gain back trust.

Trust, to a company, such as the government, is both the most crucial thing and the most difficult thing to lose.

They'll go bankrupt before they OPENLY give away their trust by admitting fault.
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Poor Nvidia
I forgive them, because I didn't lose anything.
If I had lost one, NO FORGIVE. rawrrr
I'm going to put it like this.

I did some crazy testing with my GTX 480, I tried voltage as high as 1.2 which I knew was high. But I always tried to keep the temps under control. If I would have killed my GTX 480, I would have been thankful if I got a replacement through RMA but really it would have been my fault for overclcoking and overvolting.

Now if my card would have died at stock clocks then I would have been very pissed. People act like there are 100s of these cards dying at stock clocks and I have yet to see a single article that proves that to be true. Just some ramdoms posts on overclocking forums which mmmmmm don't have much credibility. For all you know that person claiming that his card died at stock clocks and voltages does not own a GTX 590.

However it's obvious now that these cards have issues getting what I would call good overclocks. Not because they blow up but because OCP kicks in rather quickly.
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This guy just fried his EVGA GTX 590 Classifed with NO OC, NO OVERVOLT. Driver was 267.91 with SLi patch 7 running Crysis 2 at Extreme, 1920x1200. So that was with the latest Driver right? What to blame now? Driver - Nope, OC - Nope, Overvolt - Nope, maybe only left is Nvidia .
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...27#post4798627
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Actually most people are fine because they don't browse overclocking forums and don't overclock and overvolt.

It's the ones that want more and more that are likely to screw up their $700 card



Edited by Ocnewb - 3/30/11 at 10:41am
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Dear Nvidia,

Hi guys. Cats out of the bag. You screwed up royally. We know that the GTX590 is failing due to extremely poor VRM engineering design and component choice. No amount of driver tweaks, new BIOSs, and OCP will fix that. At least not without crippling the card.

You screwed up. But it's ok! All we ask is that you be honest. There's no sense still hiding it. I mean, it's like a kid who knocks a glass of milk on the floor, and when his parents catch him he denies doing it, even when it was clearly him. It's undignified.

All you have to do is apologize, and all will be forgiven. Here, I even took the liberty of pre-writing your apology note. All you have to do is sign it. We'll forgive you.




Just promise not to do something like this again, ok?

Love,
Overclock.net



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If you're feeling up to it, print out this letter and mail it to your nearest Nvidia office:
http://www.nvidia.com/page/contact_information.html
Or else the California one, that being their US headquarters.

Anyone who knows an email address for an Nvidia employee, please send this to them.

Post this on other forums, and if the forum mostly agrees feel free to add their names to the senders list.

And send this to any tech news sites, hopefully we can get more publicity here.
^^ Made me laugh. In Nvidia's defence: The 590 problems are relatively new. Lets give them time to properly assess the situation, mitigate damages, etc before we haul them up on the cross.
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Dear Phaedrus2129,

<snip>

Just promise not to do something like this again, ok?

Love,
Overclock.net
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Actually most people are fine because they don't browse overclocking forums and don't overclock and overvolt.

It's the ones that want more and more that are likely to screw up their $700 card
How many ppl who ACTUALLY buy a $700 GPU don't browse sites like this. I venture to guess not many!
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