[ubuntu-uk] Motherboards dying ( was:Re: possible to install ubuntu like gentoo?)
j.dalley at hotmail.co.uk
Thu Apr 17 23:01:00 BST 2008
On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 18:43 +0100, Chris Smith 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 toasted
and was blowing each of the newly RMA'd boards up. Lesson learnt pay
some money for a decent PSU because I've never lost a board after
investing 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...
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