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Old 1st June, 2003, 04:52 AM
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Unhappy Some People Jus Never Learn...Like Me!

In a span of less than 4 hours...I've had a 6" blue flame, closely followed by a thick streamin white cloud of smoke belch outta two different mobo, with two different chips, with two different power supplies, with two different hard drives...good thing I gotta a back uP...
mobo #1...Epox 8rda...first boot attempt upon return from rma...
mobo #2...Abit NF7-S 2.0...brand new...first boot attempt back from volt mod...
Both mobo will be in the mail first thing Monday morning!
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Old 1st June, 2003, 05:18 AM
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Man bro that blows.........
Wonder why they blew up like that?
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Old 1st June, 2003, 06:36 PM
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Man bro that blows.........
Nice choice of words muzz...blows...as in blows uP...huh...well...while I was cleanin uP after the BBQ...I found this...pretty kewl...huh
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Old 1st June, 2003, 07:38 PM
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I'd have a myocardial infarction if this happened to me. One dead rig at a time is good enough for me. Flames? Mongo SO not like.
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Hmm an overclocking forum thts beginning to put me off oc
Ah well at least i can control the sensible forces inside of me
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Old 2nd June, 2003, 01:05 AM
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Yeah Step ole buddy, it looks like ya found a good one there..
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Old 2nd June, 2003, 06:46 AM
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see dood, that chip would have never done that speed had you not conditioned it to do so by momentary extreme over-volting! so your pain is not in vain (at least thats what yuou tell the wife )
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Old 2nd June, 2003, 07:29 PM
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Gotta admit, the pic of the poster(I assume) is hilarious. However, the profanity is over the line. Please edit the "f" word, Stepper. Thank you.
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Stepper, you the stepper from XS?

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Old 3rd June, 2003, 12:27 AM
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Stepper, you the stepper from XS?

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Old 4th June, 2003, 11:32 PM
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Did i just read this exact same thread on XS, did somebody cut and paste lol.

I dont suppose you can take a pic of the 8rda, you probably shorted something out.
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Old 5th June, 2003, 05:07 AM
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Did i just read this exact same thread on XS, did somebody cut and paste lol.

I dont suppose you can take a pic of the 8rda, you probably shorted something out.
That board had jus come back from rma...so it was returned...DOA...so I've returned it to Northgate...is it illegal to post to more than one forum
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No I just thought it was funny, as we had the exact same people posting the exact same things

I hope you have mroe luck with your new stuff (cant be much worse :P )
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No I just thought it was funny, as we had the exact same people posting the exact same things

I hope you have mroe luck with your new stuff (cant be much worse :P )
TY......havin been a Drag Racer & blowin uP stuff since '64...I understand...expect & accept these minor setbacks...no lost sleep...the sun still rises...Life remains good...I am excited though because I've got 2 unopened 1700xp's jus waitin to have a lil fire set to em...one for each board...yea...I could put em in this one...ma backuP...but that would take all the fun outta things...I'll keep ya posted...
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No I just thought it was funny, as we had the exact same people posting the exact same things

Thats why I asked if it was him from XS

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Old 5th June, 2003, 05:53 PM
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Thats why I asked if it was him from XS

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Of course it's me ...I'd havta 'Step' on another..."StePPer"...
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Didnt Sprocket muck up his board as well? WITH A DREMEL!!

im this guy:

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recognise me?
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