Originally Posted by Martin778
'Could' confirm, board gave up the ghost in 2 days though, lost 1 mem slot. Didn't overtighten anything, probably bad luck. RAM and CPU tested OK. Protip - with EVGA if you're not the first owner, stay away, their new rules make rma pretty much impossible now (they want you to write down a sales contract with the previous owner and negate the availablility of the original invoice).
You should test to make sure you didn't damage the CPU by trying a different processor. I killed memory slots on my 3770K when using EK precision mount with naked Ivy and it was the CPU that lost the slots not the board.