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Old April 27, 2008, 07:11 PM
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Default Rendered.......( aka die 680i die)

heh...

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 :

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

Ready for the RMA process :



heh

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 ;



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This aint over by a longshot.

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Old April 27, 2008, 07:17 PM
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Heh... I'm sensing some pent up hostilities...
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Old April 27, 2008, 07:25 PM
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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.

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Old April 27, 2008, 07:33 PM
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ROFL

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

Me want see more!
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Old April 27, 2008, 07:42 PM
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haha I'm guessing this board didnt treat you right....:)
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Old April 27, 2008, 07:43 PM
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Haha


3.0 charlie :

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

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Old April 27, 2008, 10:05 PM
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Hmmm.... I have one sitting in a box too.....bent CPU socket......wonder how I should mess it up.....
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Old April 27, 2008, 10:17 PM
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hahahaha...I came close myself
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Old April 27, 2008, 10:23 PM
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680i can die a rotten death as well as any nvidia chipset.
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Old April 27, 2008, 11:21 PM
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My NF4 SLI is actually an awesome chipset. Everything after that was a massive failure on Nvidias part.
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