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Topic # 95306 30-Dec-2011 08:17
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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.

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  Reply # 562793 30-Dec-2011 09:35
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..."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.).




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  Reply # 562806 30-Dec-2011 10:00
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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


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