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Asus mosfets never blow up because they have a protection that lowers the voltage if it gets too hot.
Ah, never knew that, thats good stuff
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post #12 of 14
This MSI board is known to blow up despite the presence of MOSFET heatsinks
Be wary... MSI boards do still lack overcurrent protection and all

Getting a 95W FX-Series model (NOT the 125W 8-core model) might work better for you and be safer - due to the lower TDP at stock and OC'ed and etc. 4-core, 6-core and lower-end 8-core models will have 95W variants.
post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
Asus mosfets never blow up because they have a protection that lowers the voltage if it gets too hot.
Don t say never You never know

Find some electronics skilled guy and pay him to replace the MOSFETS with something good/better with higher amps ratings.
Experiment for us on your own if you have the guts

The MSI mobos may have some protections ,but they may never have the time to kick in as the mosfets fuse themselves faster
   
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post #14 of 14
I would say "never" would probably be a slight stretch, about ASUS boards not failing due to VRMs. "Very rarely" might be the more appropriate word.
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