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Old February 3, 2007, 02:44 PM
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Woot...back in the game...picked up a E6600 and installed vista :)
looks like the qx6700 is a dead soldier...another rma
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Old February 3, 2007, 07:00 PM
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I dunno about you guys, but long ago, pc hardware was I believe, better built. Now adays, it seems there are a LOT of DOA hardware.

I agree 100%
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Old February 4, 2007, 06:55 AM
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I think it's because everything now is so "bleeding edge" no matter what price range we're talking about.

If you think about it..... every main component of a PC (except for audio) has at least two big players pushing out hardware in an attempt to one-up the competition.

That's great for folks who don't mind tweaking their kit to get it to work, but it's a nightmare for the folks who make the other parts to try to get everything else to play nice in the sandbox.
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Old February 5, 2007, 08:50 PM
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Well the EVGA nforce 680i is one sweet board in my opinion..


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Old February 5, 2007, 09:33 PM
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Silentjay? Have you used one? They are buggy as hell. The more I work with these boards, the more I hate them. They work fine at first, but at this point, my own board can't even run stable with 2 DIMMS at stock speeds. Memory performance seems to continually degrade from when you first fire it up and onward.
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Old February 6, 2007, 06:06 AM
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So far so good with mine... knock on silicon
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Old February 6, 2007, 06:22 AM
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The ASUS P5N32-E im using now is alot more reliable after 3 days of use than the EVGA 680-i mobo was.

Im not going to use the EVGA board once the RMA comes in...ill use it on another system and phase-change it to play with (already built)
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Old February 6, 2007, 06:36 AM
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what do you mean by more reliable-- what were the problems you were having with it?
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Old February 6, 2007, 06:59 AM
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: Blue screens...1 a day for sure
: random shutdowns
: memory errors on the Led's
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Old February 6, 2007, 08:37 AM
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you would think that it would love your memory seeing how it was pretty much designed for that board
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