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eidairaman1

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I highly doubt it. The card worked on the same bios for well over a month before giving me problems. Although I don't know what vga fixes MSI did for my board I figured I would try it none the less.
well bro i hope you recorded the PN and SN down of that board so that way you can determine if you got the same one back or not.
 
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well bro i hope you recorded the PN and SN down of that board so that way you can determine if you got the same one back or not.
If they fixed it I would be happy but I think it is beyond fixing. Probably got some kind of microfracture in some solder somewhere on the card. Idk.

I did record all numbers and have pictures of the card in its pristine undamaged not working state.
 

eidairaman1

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If they fixed it I would be happy but I think it is beyond fixing. Probably got some kind of microfracture in some solder somewhere on the card. Idk.

I did record all numbers and have pictures of the card in its pristine undamaged not working state.
ok well honestly id rather have a new board sent to me because the previous is a damaged item, if they are able to refurb it great.
 
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Dear Customer,

This e-mail is to inform you that your RMA replacement from Althon Micro, Inc. has been shipped on 11/08/2012.
The tracking number of your package is "edited out".
You may check the status of your shipment by clicking on the following: http://fedex.com/Tracking?cntry_code=us

If you have any question, please feel free to email us back.

Thank you very much for your patience,

Regards,

RMA Dept.
Althon Micro, Inc.
RMA E-mail: RMA@althonmicro.com
Tech Support E-mail: tech@althonmicro.com
Business Hours: MON-FRI 9:00 am-5:30 pm PST

Repaired, replaced or exchanged product will be warranted for the remainder of the
original warranty or 90 days from the ship date, whichever provides longer coverage.
I finally got an email from them. It shoud be here on the the 13th next week. I hope I don't get some worse card.
 
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Got the card today. It is a slightly different card. The heatsink/pcb is slightly different. It is still reference.

I did run into a few problems. At stock I was almost hitting 90c. So I took off the heatsink. Found they had put a thing on there to see if I took off the heatsink. Also found about an half once of TIM on there, no joke. It was over a about 1mm thick and everywhere. So I cleaned that. O spread on a thin layer of mx-4 evenly on the core. Now I get to about 65c at stock.

The gpu overclocks like a champ. It can get to 1200mhz on stock volts. My last one got to 1150mhz.