Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



226 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 13


Topic # 95306 30-Dec-2011 08:17 Send private message

http://www.techpowerup.com/157543/Gigabyte-Recalling-X79-UD3-UD5-G1.Assassin-2-Motherboards.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_Wk4QWHjpc --- skip to the last 15 seconds.

Create new topic
285 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 562793 30-Dec-2011 09:35 Send private message

..."bad firmware to complement the board's PWM circuitry, and bad quality PWM components"

Hmm I hope bad quality isn't a cost-saving measure. I've been using Gigabyte Motherboards for a few years now & they're always consistently highly rated by good magazines (Atomic etc.).




Q6600 @ 3.2Ghz (400x8) | GA-X38-DQ6 | 4Gb Corsair Dominator@800Mhz 4-4-4-12 | HIS HD5870 | Creative X-fi Fatality Pro | 2xWD SATAII Caviar Black 640Gb / 1xSeagate SATAII 7200.12 1000Gb | 2xASUS IDE DVDRW | Silverstone OP1000 PSU | Silverstone TJ09 Case

gzt

4628 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 252

Subscriber

  Reply # 562806 30-Dec-2011 10:00 Send private message

Updated story: (not all x79 are affected, details about firmware update resolution, hardware is not the problem - time will tell ;  )

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Gigabyte-MOSFET-G1.Assassin-2-GA-X79-UD3-GA-X79-UD5,14374.html


Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by joker97 on 31-Oct-2014 23:44 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by Bung on 31-Oct-2014 12:39 (94 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Sky will be 'upgrading software' of My Sky to connect to internet. What does that mean?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 31-Oct-2014 23:55 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Shutup and take my money (via NFC on my mobile phone)
Created by sxz, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 31-Oct-2014 22:34 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 28-Oct-2014 17:13 (123 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by livisun on 31-Oct-2014 14:47 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


OneDrive code giveaway - go!
Created by freitasm, last reply by pgsheng on 1-Nov-2014 01:50 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.