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BrainEater April 27, 2008 07:11 PM

Rendered.......( aka die 680i die)
 
heh...

This bastard has had this comin.
It's on the vise : Uh oh !!

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds1.jpg


Time to fix the bios.

Here's the striker bios chip :

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds2.jpg

Hammer #1 :

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds3.jpg

Hammer #2 :

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds4.jpg

Here's a short video of the bios rendering process :

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/MVI_1732.avi

Ready for the RMA process :

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds7.jpg

heh

Before we go further , we need a stable base ;

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds8.jpg

I actually bent a 6 foot cheater bar on the vise making sure it was good and tight...lol

I want a keepsake : might as well be the POS northbridge....

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds9.jpg

Desoldered the hard way ;

http://braineater.kicks-ass.tv/miscshite/ds10.jpg

heh


:thumb:

This aint over by a longshot.

...

sswilson April 27, 2008 07:17 PM

Heh... I'm sensing some pent up hostilities... :shok:

BrainEater April 27, 2008 07:25 PM

:haha:

Yep.

Good riddance to bad garbage.I felt quite good after stage 1 of this process.

Nvidia chipset : never again.

Nvidia : Expect my indivdually labeled bags of sand in the mail you fucks.

:thumb:

3.0charlie April 27, 2008 07:33 PM

ROFL

Did you actually manage to miss the BIOS chip on the first try with the hammer?

Me want see more!

CrazyVlad April 27, 2008 07:42 PM

haha I'm guessing this board didnt treat you right....:)

BrainEater April 27, 2008 07:43 PM

Haha


3.0 charlie :

Yea I did forsure....I was so excited, I wham'd offa cue.

:thumb:

Cptn Vortex April 27, 2008 10:05 PM

Hmmm.... I have one sitting in a box too.....bent CPU socket......wonder how I should mess it up.....

Scratch April 27, 2008 10:17 PM

hahahaha...I came close myself :punk:

enaberif April 27, 2008 10:23 PM

680i can die a rotten death as well as any nvidia chipset.

Cptn Vortex April 27, 2008 11:21 PM

My NF4 SLI is actually an awesome chipset. Everything after that was a massive failure on Nvidias part.


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