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Old 01-01-2005, 12:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What are the chances or receving a motherboard that is DOA?
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Old 01-01-2005, 02:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Not good.
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Old 01-01-2005, 09:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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definly not good
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Old 01-02-2005, 05:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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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?
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Old 01-02-2005, 06:05 AM   #5 (permalink)
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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
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Old 01-02-2005, 07:51 AM   #6 (permalink)
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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.
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