Faulty Motherboards - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-01-2005, 11:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 435
Default Faulty Motherboards

What are the chances or receving a motherboard that is DOA?

chrisgill369 is offline  
Old 01-01-2005, 01:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 12

Not good.

cjkeeme is offline  
Old 01-01-2005, 08:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 330

definly not good
Amd64Boy is offline  
Old 01-02-2005, 04:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 435

lol im getting confused.

are you saying there isnt a good chance that it will be DOA. So there is a big chance it will be working right?
chrisgill369 is offline  
Old 01-02-2005, 05:05 AM   #5 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,124

its rare but id say out of 100 theres a 3% chance in getting a bad 1 . Some sites offer pre-testing for a small fee .Monarch does this
Thermaltake Armor A90
Corsair HX1000W PS
i7 2600k / Cooler Master Hyper N 520
Asus P8Z68-V Pro / Gen 3
8 GIG Corsair Vengeance
eVGA GTX 570
SB Audigy2 Platinum
Kingston Hyper X120 SSD
WIN 7 - 64b
LG Blue Ray Super Multi Burrner
Logitech THX Z560
3x120mm - 1x200 mm case fans
Cappy is offline  
Old 01-02-2005, 06:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 268

Yeah sometimes mobos are just screwed like an piece of computer equipment - i wouldn't say its worth having them tested first but if your worried it may be a good idea.

Also don't try changing the soldering on your mobo, even if its on the otermost layer of the board. Its harder than it looks.

jono199 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.