[ubuntu-uk] Motherboards dying ( was:Re: possible to install ubuntu like gentoo?)
jgrabham at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 17 22:19:52 BST 2008
Is it not just that its stealing a bit for the Graphics?
I have had a mobo die on me, but it was my fault, I'd been using a 300W PSU
on a dual-core system (too lazy to go buy a new one)... didnt stop me
claiming a new one off the warrenty though ;]... though I did get round to
getting a 600w PSU =D
Oh, and theres something up with a board I happen to have by me, somethings
overheating, (checked out RAM, PSU and CPU, and its not them) but since its
a 800mhz system, I couldnt care less lol
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 9:29 PM, Farran Lee <fazzy.baboon at ntlworld.com>
> On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 18:43 +0100, Chris Smith wrote:
> andylockran wrote:> Andrew Oakley wrote that he'd only had two motherboards die in the> last 20 years.> > I've not been so lucky, putting down around 5 of my PCs failings to> the motherboard dying (albeit through some kind of PSU surge in a> couple of cases).> > So how common is it? Have you had a motherboard die on you?
> I've had 4 in the space of a 2 weeks :) Turns out the PSU was toastedand was blowing each of the newly RMA'd boards up. Lesson learnt paysome money for a decent PSU because I've never lost a board afterinvesting in a decent one.
> slightly off the motherboard branch: just checked my system info, and it
> now says I have 1.9GB memory instead of 2! Definitely sending it back now...
> Farran Lee
> I'm only 15 :P
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
Mr JE Grabham
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