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BrainEater April 27, 2008 07:11 PM

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

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


Time to fix the bios.

Here's the striker bios chip :


Hammer #1 :


Hammer #2 :


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


Ready for the RMA process :



Before we go further , we need a stable base ;


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....


Desoldered the hard way ;




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



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.


3.0charlie April 27, 2008 07:33 PM


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


3.0 charlie :

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


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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