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2020/01/16 08:44:49 (permalink)
Today is a sad day... I was cooking breakfast and after walking past my PC I noticed it had locked up. I reset it which lead to a reset loop. No post. I started swapping hardware around and testing various configurations and finally found that my Rev. 1.0 EVGA E757 SLI-LE has passed away. We've had such a wonderful life together. *Cries* You were so cute crawling around with your i7 920. I was proud of you when you upgraded to RAID 0 Raptors and started taking your first baby steps. You left me speachless the day you took off your training wheels and booted Windows 10 from your Samsung 950 PRO NVME. I couldn't have asked for more when you landed your first job and upgraded from 3x2GB 1600mhz to 3x8GB 2400mhz memory. I cried when you left for tech school and gave yourself a solder job so you could swap in a W3690 Xeon. You smiled so big when I gave you your post grad presents, a 1660Ti XC, a G3+ 850 PSU and a Meshify C case that had been long past due. You had become so refined. Every detail, down the WiFi AX card.. All the other PCs were envious, we both knew it. Let us all say our last goodbyes. Rest in peace my friend.  
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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 09:04:17 (permalink)
    sound like it worked hard for you for many, many years ... May your next MB last even longer for you

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 09:12:40 (permalink)
    Time to find the issue and replace resistors and capacitors ;)
     
    Sorry you lost your motherboard..but the new upgrade will take your breath away.
     

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 09:28:08 (permalink)
    Although that sounds like an awesome idea... I think its just time to upgrade. I've been so happy with x58 I've been looking at SR-2 motherboards but didn't want to get a dud from ebay. The SR-3 looks insanely overpriced! 
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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 20:02:42 (permalink)
     
    Sorry.     

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 20:19:32 (permalink)
    ah man.  when my 790i goes,  I'll plan a funeral 

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 20:25:11 (permalink)
    Sorry about the board, but Awesome write up! 

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/16 21:34:50 (permalink)
    My Goddd hell its alive Bro I know the feeling :(...after numerus BSOD fresh 10 install and freezes with my nvme and everything. in at 4.7 and the micron kit at 3200mhz. and vega 56 power.  

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/19 22:33:17 (permalink)
    R.I.P ole soldier.
     
    My reply is sent from a 760 Classy and 920 D0 with no planned upgrade (I know. I know) and feeling a little nervous. Just went from 6GB Ram to 12G 2 weeks ago.
    Best damn system ever!!
     

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/22 05:48:08 (permalink)
    I also have a 790i motherboard. How do I test to see if something is wrong with it when the PC is failing. I am currently testing the drive and the memory and not finding errors.
     
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    Re: RIP 2020/01/24 00:14:12 (permalink)
    Some of those old motherboards were the best! Sorry your motherboard had to die.

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/24 02:34:02 (permalink)
    Always sucks to lose a good motherboard but the new models are pretty nice upgrades.

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/24 09:00:45 (permalink)
    Great longevity.  X58 was a great chipset and EVGA Series boards were prettty solid.

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    Re: RIP 2020/01/24 12:34:05 (permalink)
    The new options aren't that big of upgrades though =(
     
    Over a decade has passed and I'm going to gain 30-40% at best?
     
    Meh..
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    Re: RIP 2020/02/01 05:52:25 (permalink)
    I found a brand new X58 motherboard on the geek wish website (the site says this was built in 2019):
     
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    Re: RIP 2020/02/14 05:58:35 (permalink)


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    Re: RIP 2020/02/15 01:03:05 (permalink)
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    Can't see the pictures

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