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Forum: General Hardware 07-28-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 397
Posted By shadowdr
Found this...

Found this (https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/149317-false-positive-forged-physical-sector/) on it. Noticed you said you have raid0, so since it is a beta it might just be a false...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-25-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
Yes they are but still like I said, I should have...

Yes they are but still like I said, I should have RMA'ed before installing so as far as that I can't hold it against them. I was very frustrated during the process and perhaps I have been the...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-25-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
Time to sum up this thread as I received...

Time to sum up this thread as I received notification of shipment, scheduled for delivery 7/30/14.

Let's start with the Good. Gigabyte can replace the socket, it really can't get better than that...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
On IE it shows up as left and right, but the one...

On IE it shows up as left and right, but the one I took also includes the retention bolt. The shipping was like 12.35 plus 3.50 for tape and A few dollars for more insurance, so only around twenty...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
Yes I shipped it with the socket cover in place...

Yes I shipped it with the socket cover in place per the instructions to avoid any more damage. It is my fault for summarizing the events and just linking the other thread. I had suspected that the...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
You already said you thought I damaged it, fair...

You already said you thought I damaged it, fair enough. They say they did nothing but remove it from the box, Fair enough. The pictures say different. I won't be the last person this happens to.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
The smaller of the two is the one they sent. No,...

The smaller of the two is the one they sent. No, they haven't given me as much flak as I got in this thread, they would have to actually respond to give me anything.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
Well, I had to call. At least he said that he...

Well, I had to call. At least he said that he could get them to start working on it right away. He also insisted that it would not have been tested, that all they did was open the box and take...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
Isn't it obvious if there was nothing wrong with...

Isn't it obvious if there was nothing wrong with the socket or retention bracket that they could not have done more damage?
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
I get it, you like Gigabyte. This has not been a...

I get it, you like Gigabyte. This has not been a pleasant experience for me, however it will be my last. Here are the pictures, judge for yourself.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-22-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
That is my point, yet it happened to both of us. ...

That is my point, yet it happened to both of us.


I assume that they are fixing it, but have got nothing from them, they haven't charged my card as yet. It is definitely the same socket, I posted...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-21-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By shadowdr
Gigabyte RMA

So I have a new mobo at Gigabyte, I bought it because of the "Asus Warranty Support" thread located in this same section. I am posting as much to vent my frustration as perhaps even give fair time to...
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By shadowdr
No I don't get that from IE11. I chose save as...

No I don't get that from IE11. I chose save as and browse to that location. Norton pops up in corner and says file is safe. IE only says view file or open folder, It is on Win7.
Forum: Microsoft Operating Systems 07-21-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By shadowdr
OK, I still do not know the answer but I think...

OK, I still do not know the answer but I think that you mean this (http://theitbros.com/disable-ie9-running-security-scan/). Like it says there, that fix does not work any longer past IE9 beta. The...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-19-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,391
Posted By shadowdr
Yeah, ten years ago maybe longer I could have...

Yeah, ten years ago maybe longer I could have done that. I remember painting traces on CPU top with a needle to unlock the multi on um,,, socket A's I think. Not anymore, I was told I had cataracts...
Forum: AMD (ATI) GPUs 07-19-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By shadowdr
IIRC you must disable ULPS in Afterburner...

IIRC you must disable ULPS in Afterburner settings and tick the force constant voltage setting as well. You do have to edit the configuration file with notepad to enable voltage and overclock...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Security 07-19-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By shadowdr
I am useless as far as the firmware but I had a...

I am useless as far as the firmware but I had a problem logging into my router for the longest time. For me it turned out that IE11 was not supported and it took me days to find a solution. In IE11 I...
Forum: Intel Motherboards 07-19-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By shadowdr
I would check the pins with good glasses and...

I would check the pins with good glasses and check that the header holes are OK with a straight pin to make sure they are not clogged with debris or plastic from the molding process. I have never had...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-19-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,391
Posted By shadowdr
Bummer for me. It was five days after delivery...

Bummer for me. It was five days after delivery before they actually even opened the package and confirmed delivery.


I guess we will find out soon enough, I Emailed them this morning with regards...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-19-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,283
Posted By shadowdr
I think that it may be the gold plating process...

I think that it may be the gold plating process as three of the pins were longer and felt rough on my board, noticed it before I installed CPU.
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-19-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,283
Posted By shadowdr
Maybe, I have not brought it to their attention...

Maybe, I have not brought it to their attention yet. I am not really sure that I want the same board back at all now. If the socket is replaced it may still damage another CPU just by installing it,...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-18-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,391
Posted By shadowdr
By two weeks, do you mean from when it gets there...

By two weeks, do you mean from when it gets there or they actually confirm that they have it, because that's already been a week difference?


My thinking exactly. You can see that by doing that...
Forum: Vendor Discussion 07-18-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,283
Posted By shadowdr
Socket pin damage. As best as I can figure, the...

Socket pin damage. As best as I can figure, the socket retention bracket was to tight or missing shims, I don't really know for sure. All I do know is that it shouldn't have happened. They sent me a...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-18-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,391
Posted By shadowdr
Impatient, you betcha, I didn't pay for 2 day air...

Impatient, you betcha, I didn't pay for 2 day air shipping twice so far because I am a patient person, it's because I needed them. This may be the usual RMA but I wouldn't know, I have never received...
Forum: Intel CPUs 07-18-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,391
Posted By shadowdr
Well at least not charging for return shipping is...

Well at least not charging for return shipping is better then charging.

I don't really think that I am expecting to much considering that I offered to pay up front whether or not the damage was my...
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