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IC Diamond is back at it and afraid!

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by sneekypeet, Jul 18, 2013.

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  1. itsakjt

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    I wouldn't even do that, If you tested this stuff then you should know by now it tarnishes and scratches copper and some bare dies(or worst) and always smells like fish after using, don't waste your time and money by damaging your stuff.
     
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    Pit in block
    [​IMG]

    From the long winded report.


    That would be my phone camera that I took the photo with. :)


    From the report:


    [​IMG]


    If you look at the reflection off of the die you can see I am shooting the photo with my Samsung SGH-T989 through a magnified circular light. Similar to this one: http://www.lumiram.com/magnifying-lamps/112-comfort-view-round-magnifying-lamp.html


    Ever hear of magnification in lenses? :D

    The report is inaccurate.


    IC Diamond apologize and work on a fix for your TIM if possible.
     
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    Here goes. My Sapphire Radeon HD 6770 1 GB DDR5

    [​IMG]
    DSC00407 by itsarijit21, on Flickr

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    DSC00406 by itsarijit21, on Flickr

    You will be able to see scratches and dents and dots all over the die. Taken on Sony Cybershot WX50

    Before ICD, it was like this. Sorry for the bad quality. Taken on Samsung Galaxy Y GT S5360

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    2012-09-29 23.58.14 by itsarijit21, on Flickr
     
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    Actually, I think their sole argument is that the resolution doesn't match the resolution of pictures your phone takes. A magnification lens won't affect that, but resizing for upload would.:D
     
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    Does your cooler for that GPU have a copper or aluminum base? Are there any stains or pits in the heatsink itself?
     
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    I used that magnification light and then I cropped the photo with Picassa to blow up the area of the image I wanted to share.


    I have nothing to hide about this. I was just being honest and wanted to share with the community as a warning.
     
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    I'm on your side, resizing and cropping doesn't make the entire image a fake like IC Diamond is claiming.
     
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    Yes it has a copper base cooler. And no pit was there.
     
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    I tried to back him up in the other thread...but hell man this is getting stupid.
     
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    sorry IC diamond, i prefer buy cheap paste than risking my hardware over your paste
     
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    As many people said before abrasive properties of the compound is far less the issue (at least I see it that way). The company efforts to hide their shit is stupendous. I know that they offered the compound to members who wanted to test it. And they tested it. Got their shit damaged that is testing for. No one asked them to buy them new components. They could just said ok thanks for your input we will further investigate etc. No they started offending members.

    And for the scratches obviously the paste is not fine enough. The paste particles should be small enough to fill the material imperfections (micro cracks that aren`t even visible). And for the holes in the coolers I think that are in metal air bubbles that were punctured because of the abrasiveness of the paste.
    I can see how someone could put the paste and do no damage but that does not prove anything.
    If you have cooler that has no impurities and if you put the paste in the middle and put the cooler with out moving it around to spread the paste.
    If you have 30% situations where the paste does the damage that is not ok. At least they should put warring on it.
     
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    TPU's image uploaders remove EXIF data, add our "free hosting by.." watermark and hence re-encode/compress images. Our uploaders can even resize images for you.

    So images hosted on our free image host and uploaded using TPUCapture will obviously fail a forensic exam.
     
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    Wow... just wow. Users testing and reporting a problem. Company attacks the reports and even the users for problems.

    After reading the report, it's hard to beleive the company would:

    a. Not take the word of users
    b. Spend a huge amount of $ to analize and discredit the pictures and users
    c. Insult the users

    If they had taken the time to try and understand the problem (and not lose a heatsink), they'd have not lost all possible cred. Arrogant f*cks.

    Just don't get it.
     
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    And then makes a desperate attempt at a smear campaign against TPU, and threatens concequences. Little does he know his report just makes him look like an uneducated illiterate moron :/
     
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    As spokesperson for TPU, we don't feel smeared. TPU has nothing to do in this case. We're just happy that our domain got some free publicity.
     
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    Was there a particular spike increase of traffic over that period? :laugh:
     
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    It's a funny situation if you ask me. I've never seen a CEO or company rep behave like that. What a terrible attitude. He must be trying to get hired on for Microsoft's PR department or something.
     
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    Nah, a spike to us is more like +20,000 people rediscovering and simultaneously reading an old article on TPU about Nintendo maintaining SNES for two decades. Happened to us less than a year ago.
     
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    He deleted all TPU members posts on his facebook page, and the link to this thread, leaving only the positive comments.

    I wonder what this guy is doing running a business if he can't face feedback and criticism?
     

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