Warranty please, I left my card on the BBQ... :-(

Discussion in 'Video Cards & Monitors' started by Chamelion, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. Chamelion

    Chamelion Member

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    Howdy,

    A mate of mine received this card which was returned under warranty....

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    Would you like any sauce on that? :lol:

    Matt.
     
  2. Lem0n

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    Whoa, thats bad. What actually happened to the card?

    Does anyone else think that black PCB's suit graphic cards? :tongue:
     
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    Chamelion

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    No idea what happned... And yep, black PCB's are sexy.
     
  4. OzJustin

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    Woah that card is toasted! :shock:
     
  5. Mystikos

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    *hugs black pcb XFX 7800GT*

    Well... it's almost black. I think it's a little green.

    What kind of delinquent brand would replace a card like that?!
     
  6. eva2000

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    I wonder if he returned his sound card, mobo, processor, RAM, PSU and everything else to their repair agents too.

    Oh well a little isopropyl and a new fan should fix that up right? :lol:
     
  8. uberbanzai

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    Looks like one of the power rails coming from the AGP slot on the motherboard has fused or given way and it's gone *poof*.

    Is it RMA'able ?

    Ryan
     
  9. kingyubbo

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    the special ATi 9800XT Extreme Burnt Edition. Already comes "burnt-in" for those overclocking enthusiasts.
     
  10. lagmaster

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    Damn. I wish that was a video as well. :p

    Some weird shit is defenitely going on there! It does appear as if there is some serious problems with the AGP connection there!

    Maybe that is the guy who doesn't know how to do a proper burn-in so he just decided to use a deoderant can and a cigarette lighter...
     
  11. xinzhitan14

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    i think the copper heatpipe cooler met its match.
     
  12. ProphecyKnthrak

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    with the hot days hitting us, not surprised. My PC inside temp has gone up 10degrees thanx to todays weather.
     
  13. TaroT

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    no rma for you
    back of the line
    looks to me like someone may have decided 4 volts through the agp would be a fun idea :)
    just put it on ebay as *expressionist art*
     
  14. Mr.Abdul

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    would sell too sadly enough
     
  15. timmay556

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    Looks like he was "Burning in the Card" before attempting to overclock it :lol:
     
  16. orbisfactor

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    i think everyone is forgetting that bit. although i could be reading that wrong, but my understanding is that this card returned from an rma in this condition. if thats the case i'd send it back
     
  17. Boxman

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    Hahahaha :D! That is hilarious!

    Just how badly would something have to go wrong to get that effect? The external power connector looks intact... Honestly it looks as if someone has taken to it with a blowtorch running fuel rich!

    Special features include genuine "Burnt" look PCB and HSF... Lol.

    Nice example!
     
  18. Loop Goose

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    obviously a problem caused by "user error" :lol:
     
  19. Beavy

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    Yeah, could you be more specific? Your mate did this? Or was this card sent to him after an RMA???

    Imagine being there when he pulled it out! :lol:
     
  20. SLATYE

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    When Dan (of DansData) was reviewing heatpipe heatsinks, he tested whether the heatpipe contained a wick by pointing a butane torch at the base and waiting for it to heat up at the other end. Perhaps the owner of this heatpiped card was doing the same thing without removing the heatsink?
     

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