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Massive problems with RTX series cards artifacting and dying

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This is typically what happens when you push the manufacturing process to it's absolute limits trying to ship the largest chips ever into consumer grade products.

Something is up with the memory controller.

Or not, my 1060 develops artifacts when I push the core too far as well. It doesn't have to be memory related.
 
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This is typically what happens when you push the manufacturing process to it's absolute limits trying to ship the largest chips ever into consumer grade products.



Or not, my 1060 develops artifacts when I push the core too far as well. It doesn't have to be memory related.
Well, keep trying. I can literally pinpoint the number of solders you need to crack in order for this to happen.
 
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Well, keep trying. I can literaly pinpoint the number of solders you need to crack in order for this to happen.

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rumor is bad batches are 0332xxx , those that are working so far are 0333xxx
 
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it would be interesting to find the percentage of duds out of the total amount sold..

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it would be interesting to find the percentage of duds out of the total amount sold..

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Wouldn't worry about it myself, worst case you may have to send card back for replacement, albeit the inconvenience, it's not the end of the world or RTX
just see how you get on with your card over the next few months, test to see if you have any issues over time.
 
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It would be super cool if, members of an enthusiast tech forum could not shit on people who choose to spend their money on enthusiast tech.

Please keep your negative attitude toward people who buy things with their own money on their own advice to yourself. You're welcome to criticise NVidia or the companies that make the memory chips.
Right? I've said that these RTX cards were bad value, but that doesn't mean I'm gonna shit on someone who bought one anyway and was unfortunate enough to get hit with this. However, I do see a fail over at nVidia, having pushed these cards out the door with such a seemingly widespread problem going on...
 
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Wouldn't worry about it myself, worst case you may have to send card back for replacement, albeit the inconvenience, it's not the end of the world or RTX
just see how you get on with your card over the next few months, test to see if you have any issues over time.

i have thrashed my card enough to be reasonably sure its okay now its just down to curiosity.. like what the problem really is and just how wide spread is it.. :)

as it is now we are still half in and half out of rumor mill land..

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i have thrashed my card enough to be reasonably sure its okay now its just down to curiosity.. like what the problem really is and just how wide spread is it.. :)

as it is now we are still half in and half out of rumor mill land..

trog

I wouldn't know, long shot maybe a bad algorithm in it's overdrive mode or whatever it's called lol?

bad heat sink/vrm/paste contact which may/could damage part/s of GPU core, bad batch of GPU's or Ram ? it's a loto atm

like ya say wonder what the cause could be?

reminds me a bit like, when the xbox scorpio edition were released and started getting report's of them kicking the bucket on day one or few days later
 
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Benchmark Scores Faster than yours... I'd bet on it. :)
I wonder why no major site posted a news with this? Maybe because it would harm the sales? Hmmm....
There could be a whole slew of reasons not to... first of which was already addressed in that it isn't a big deal or at least as big as some may want to make it out to be. Can, should a website really write an article about this? Cards die all the time. New cards die all the time. It is worth checking on and following up, but without more than a screenshot of the NVIDIA forum with a few dead cards as the leading shoulder to lean on and some other sites...

because the volume of sales of these cards is not astronomical,
But still numbers in the 10s of thousands already...not a tiny number either. ;)
 
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hmmm,I thought I saw this news from techpowerup, wccftech, videocardz etc recent headline, but now it was gone ..

am I de javu ? or indeed they were deleted ?
 
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There could be a whole slew of reasons not to... first of which was already addressed in that it isn't a big deal or at least as big as some may want to make it out to be. Can, should a website really write an article about this? Cards die all the time. New cards die all the time. It is worth checking on and following up, but without more than a screenshot of the NVIDIA forum with a few dead cards as the leading shoulder to lean on and some other sites...

But still numbers in the 10s of thousands already...not a tiny number either. ;)

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among other have reported on this,, all seem to be saying the same and Quote Nvidia basically saying Nothing to see here .. it's not a wide spread issue.

more likely just some hater's probs wanting to bait the hate.

with a title stating MASSIVE now seems more click bait than anything else.
 
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more likely just some hater's probs wanting to bait the hate.
it's not. I know a guy, he runs this Polish tech channel (extreme hardware). He had two 2080ti's die, both from the batch I quoted before.
 
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it's not. I know a guy, he runs this Polish tech channel (extreme hardware). He had two 2080ti's die, both from the batch I quoted before.

I mean with a title like Massive problem, when now, it turns out it's far from a MASSIVE problem, people have hated on Nvidia hard since the price hike.

so i see more hate bait than Massive issue, thats not saying some cards are not die'n, but it's not a MASSIVE issue in the cards production
It's with in normal failure rates most probs and just being blow up bigger than it is.

give's the hater's something to chew on

you get bad batch's then move on.
 
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it's not. I know a guy, he runs this Polish tech channel (extreme hardware). He had two 2080ti's die, both from the batch I quoted before.
More anecdotes. Time will tell. But as of now, I doubt it would be considered a massive problem. I have had four go through my hands (RTX) so far... all still living (to add to the anecdote pile).
 
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I mean with a title like Massive problem, when now, it turns out it's far from a MASSIVE problem, people have hated on Nvidia hard since the price hike.

so i see more hate bait than Massive issue, thats not saying some cards are not die'n, but it's not a MASSIVE issue in the cards production
It's with in normal failure rates most probs and just being blow up bigger than it is.

give's the hater's something to chew on
people spitting venom is not related to this problem. the cards are not dying cause amd masterminds kill them telepathically.
 
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people spitting venom is not related to this problem. the cards are not dying cause amd masterminds kill them telepathically.
LOL

ahh dont worry about it ... proof is in the long term
 
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Benchmark Scores Faster than yours... I'd bet on it. :)
people spitting venom is not related to this problem. the cards are not dying cause amd masterminds kill them telepathically.
I guess the point is all cards do this. There is a certain percent of anything that dies prematurely. Perhaps this is more than average, perhaps not. Only time will tell is the point.. a far cry from the title of the thread and its lack of support.
 
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I guess the point is all cards do this. There is a certain percent of anything that dies prematurely. Perhaps this is more than average, perhaps not. Only time will tell is the point.. a far cry from the title of the thread and its lack of support.

The title should have been more careful something along the lines of

"Some user's reporting Issues with RTX"
maybe ? rather than the more dramatic "Massive Issue" direction
 
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More anecdotes. Time will tell. But as of now, I doubt it would be considered a massive problem. I have had four go through my hands (RTX) so far... all still living (to add to the anecdote pile).

Pop on over to Newegg 2080 Ti reviews HERE Unless they've scrubbed reviews related to failures (personally, I would NOT put it past NVDA)... almost all good reviews. Like you say, maybe massively anecdotal, not massive failures.
 
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Retail stock is consistently empty. RMA's are slowing down and customers can no longer know when they'll receive replacements. It's all connected... as one big massive issue.
It would be super cool if, members of an enthusiast tech forum could not shit on people who choose to spend their money on enthusiast tech.

Please keep your negative attitude toward people who buy things with their own money on their own advice to yourself. You're welcome to criticise NVidia or the companies that make the memory chips.
Right? Aren't the enthusiasts suffering enough already? Autodidacticism at its finest.
 
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