Originally Posted by dagget3450
I had this exact damage happen to me years ago, but it wasn't amd it was nvidia gtx480 in quad sli. It was my fault also because i didnt use pcie aux power. I guess i should pretend it was nvidias fault though.
I had the same issue.
I didn't have aux power to the PCIE slots, I also overclocked the PCIE timings to get more out of the cards. Pushed too much from the 24 pin, killed the motherboard (cards and CPU were actually fine).