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Massive problems with RTX series cards artifacting and dying

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Assuming that is true, then they determined it was within their tolerances and shipped them.
Exactly and if consumers accept these rather liberal "tolerances" then they deserve products of the worst quality.

Having an abnormal fail rate on something is objectively detrimental to consumers. Whether it's a massive problem or not I don't know, but it is a problem nonetheless and one that goes outside typical norms.
 
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I guess that can happen If you make a limited supply of cards, I dare say Nvidia probs knew a $1200 card was not going to be there main cash cow, the supply is a massive "head ache" for Nvidia and supply chain thats it.

Not issue within the gpu it's self ,so no i don't believe for one moment it's a massive problem, they can have money back or wait for replacement whats so massive about that?

I could be wrong, but that's how i see it.
I'm not accusing the OP of this but most of the time an author at some bullshit tech site gets word of a small issue and then goes out spreading the word amongst the many tech sites they have multiple accounts on and then publishes the story on their Bullshit tech site... Click-Bait success!
They completely blow the lid on Fud... But sometimes they nail it... Like 0.004% if the time
 
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I'm not accusing the OP of this but most of the time an author at some bullshit tech site gets word of a small issue and then goes out spreading the word amongst the many tech sites they have multiple accounts on and then publishes the story on their Bullshit tech site... Click-Bait success!
They completely blow the lid on Fud... But sometimes they nail it... Like 0.004% if the time
So what's the point even writing that garbage , it's off topic nonsense If as you say you don't think it applies here, wtaf.

Nvidia confirmed it prior to your post.
 
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Still,I'm happy that the majority of people get what is written in this thread. Some don't, but you can't always get through to all the people.

When choosing a HDD people take HGST over Seagate cause the failure rate is 3% lower, but somehow when it comes to nvidia's $1200 cards,this is supposed to be a a non-issue. :rolleyes: What about those who watercooled the card and voided the warranty, then turned out the card died cause it was a bad batch. It this a non-issue for them as well ? Do they NOT have a case to argue ?
 
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It's a massive issue until it isn't... why is it the responsibility of the customer to prove the inverse?
 

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So nothing new
 
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If Nvidia was unable to replace cards and unable to refund people for there Broken RTX cards then yes I would agree that would be a Massive problem but it's the context atm

on a more positive note (for some)


Wow, "Jonas Salk"! I'm honoured to hear him alive. You are very smart in appreciating this.
 
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It's mind-boggling that the same people who took part in fuelling the PR hoax-story about motherboard slots burning down due to PCIe current overshoot with RX480 (ahead of that GTX 960 had even higher wattage spikes - nobody said a word) now try to do damage control for an officially confirmed (!) issue of $1000+ RTX cards either dying after a short timespan of normal usage or being DOA to begin with.


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It's mind-boggling that the same people who took part in fuelling the PR hoax-story about motherboard slots burning down due to PCIe current overshoot with RX480 (ahead of that GTX 960 had even higher wattage spikes - nobody said a word) now try to do damage control for an officially confirmed (!) issue of $1000+ RTX cards either dying after a short timespan of normal usage or being DOA to begin with.
Well, if they admit that their purchase is not so good, that would undermine their ego, because that would imply (in their mind) they made a bad choice. That can never happen in public.
They will fight nVidia for that $1000 loss quietly, while posting here that there are no issues.

Meanwhile, grown-ups know that sometimes you will buy a bad apple and... that's life. That fact doesn't reflect on your intellectual capacity of making the choice.
 
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I feel bad for the owners of the cards. I mean, when you pay that much money, you expect it to work properly. But this is a good reason why I'm never an early adopter of new technology.
 
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Feels like end-users are once again just beta testers. It was already fishy to take pre-orders 1 month before the cards were truly released, and wasn't there still a few days delay?
 
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guy rma'd two faulty 2080ti, what he got as replacement. lol. and all on all saint's day

 
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You are trying too hard to shame. 3070 will be better than 2080Ti, so who cares, rma it till 7nm and get the latest.
 
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what the bloody hell are you talking about ?
 
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no real news on this one except nvidia say its not systemic and toms hardware say it may be down to the cards memory running too hot and pcgamer says UK retailers say they are not getting higher than normal returns..

my own palit 2080ti card after 10 days of thrashing is not showing any problems..



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I really don't miss this place, LOL!
And yet you came back? You come into threads and provoke people you disagree with and then complain about their retort in an uncivilized and vulgar manner. Example;
LOL, no it fucking doesn't. It's a shitshow, in part due to the shitshow title.
LOL, Good show boys. Im jumping off the broken record bandwagon.... I don't even care enough to finish the post. Nothing said here will help.
There have been a lot of interesting and valid perspectives expressed and many problems highlighted in this thread. So just be cool.

The reality is that there are a number of defective cards out there, seemingly most of them from NVidia themselves. How many problem cards there are and how big the problem is might be open for debate.
no real news on this one except nvidia say its not systemic and toms hardware say it may be down to the cards memory running too hot and pcgamer says UK retailers say they are not getting higher than normal returns..
And seems to be echoed stateside. There have been no retailers chiming in saying they are having a high volume of returns. So it would seem this is a situation where there have been some very, understandably, disappointed users expressing that disappointment publicly and it getting blown out of proportion.
 
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the only snag being that both nvidia and partner retailers have good reasons not to be entirely honest as of yet.. time will provide some more answers..

most of the partner 2080ti cards dont seem to be readily available ether.. in the UK the only ones that are readily available seem to be the Palit offerings..

i honestly dont think these things have sold in very large numbers..

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You are trying too hard to shame. 3070 will be better than 2080Ti, so who cares, rma it till 7nm and get the latest.
More than likely 3080, not 3070. The 1070 being better than a 980Ti was an aberration in the grand scheme of things, so stop counting on it.
 
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I wonder where our salty friend has gone.Last seen trolling every thread with a mention of the words "nvidia" and "rma".

The pattern seems very intermittent. It's not as big as it may seem, but still it's an abnormal situation. The return rate must be at least several times higher than usual,or maybe even more.This whole RTX launch is a mess.The prices,the availability and now this. I think these cards will actually turn out to be very good products,but the early days will better be forgotten.
 
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I was thinking about picking one up. 7 pages is quite a lot. I do see that NVidia is saying that their isn’t a serious issue (damage control?) what about AIB? If I chose not to get NVidia vanilla do those cards have less reports?
 
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what I know for sure is that 2080ti was impacted harder than others.
 
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what I know for sure is that 2080ti was impacted harder than others.
This could be possibly just because of higher memory clocks....just guessing IF the memory(higher temps on mem) is root of the problem as some people suggesting.....
 
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