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Compiled by xd_1771 - overclock.net - 2011

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Date (D/M/Y)Motherboard brand & modelProcessor & Stock speed TDPSpeed & voltageCPU coolingLinkPictures?Phase countTransistor infoRated TDPBoard has known VRM issues?Additional info

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28/3/2013GA-990FXA-UD3AMD FX-8350 [125W]5.1Ghz @ 1.5VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/YIGGdhYes8+2/heatsinkQuality low RDS125WNoFailed with extremely high OC with IBT AVX

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12/3/2013GA-970A-D3 (rev 1.0-1.2)FX-8350 [125W]StockAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/10h7I5RYes4+1Quality low RDS125WNoWas pushed to full power for a week straight

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11/2/2013MSI 970A-G46AMD FX-8120 [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/UYP7PTNo4+1Low quality125WNo after BIOS 7693v14BIOS rev unknown

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9/2/2013MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.1Ghz @ 1.45VNH-D14http://bit.ly/Y49SEaNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!

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11/12/2012ASRock FM2A75M-ITXAMD A10-5800k [100W]Some OCStockhttp://bit.ly/SVirmOYes3+1Low quality100WYes, high fail rate!Caught fire

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7/12/2012ASRock FM2A75M-ITXUnknownUnknownUnknownhttp://bit.ly/SVi3VlYes3+1Low quality100WYes, high fail rate!Caught fire, failed after 5 minutes in BIOS

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6/12/2012ASRock FM2A75M-ITXAMD A10-5800k [100W]4.6GhzCorsair H70http://bit.ly/SVhMSyNo3+1Low quality100WYes, high fail rate!Caught fire, killed graphics card as well

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6/11/2012ASRock FM2A75M-ITXAMD A10-5800k [100W]UnknownCorsair A50http://bit.ly/SViVcKNo3+1Low quality100WYes, high fail rate!

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6/11/2012ASRock FM2A75M-ITXAMD A10-5800k [100W]UnknownCorsair A50http://bit.ly/SViVcKNo3+1Low quality100WYes, high fail rate!Second failure

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10/12/2012Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P rev4/5AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]StockAIr/towerhttp://bit.ly/SQSogtYes3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Killed while folding. NOTE: Not a problem on rev 3.1

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28/10/2012MSI 870U-G55AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]StockTRUEN/A (PMed details)No4+1/heatsink?125WYes

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25/9/2012ASRock A75M-ITXAMD A8-3850 [100W APU]Stock?http://bit.ly/SQe2wYNo3+1?100WUnknownFailure upon first boot

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15/9/2012MSI 970A-G46AMD FX-8150 [125W]Stock??http://bit.ly/PZImskNo4+1/heatsinkLow quality125WNo after BIOS 7693v14Destroyed CPU in incident

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1/9/2012MSI 760GM-E51AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]~3.8GhzAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/OPJxIWNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Fried the processor

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28/7/2012MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/PPJu0gNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Random fail while gaming after 1 year, all stock

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26/6/2012MSI 760GM-E51 FXAMD FX-8120 [125W]??http://bit.ly/PVXOFwYes4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Third transistor failed

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17/5/2012MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/PJeq0JNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Failed during attempted auto-OC with Overdrive

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18/4/2012MSI NF750-G55AMD Athlon II x4 640 [95W]??http://bit.ly/IyfqzzNo4+1/heatsinkLow quality125WYes

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5/4/2012MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]3.4Ghz @ StockVRMs cooledhttp://bit.ly/I0DblbNo4+1/air cooledLow quality125WYes, high fail rate!Blown FET, no overvolt, air cooled through CPU h/s

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2/4/2012MSI 870A-G54 (FX)AMD Phenom II x4 960T [95W]3.8Ghz @ +0.1V212 EVOhttp://bit.ly/HgdfEdNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Fried after 2 weeks

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16/3/2012MSI 770-C45AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.5V?http://bit.ly/IyfgItNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Failed after 5 mins testing - caught fire later on too

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26/2/2012MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/wNKNxENo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!2nd time; Replacement failed after 20 minutes

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26/2/2012MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/wNKNxENo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Failed after 11 months; degrading likely

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24/2/2012MSI 760GM-P33AMD Phenom II x4 975 [125W]3.6GhzWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/vZbuWYNo3+1Low quality95WYesFailed after 20 mins; $100+ damage to other parts

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1/2/2012MSI 760GM-P35AMD Phenom II x4 965 [125W]3.8Ghz @ ~1.45VXig GAIAhttp://bit.ly/OuuoeCNo3+1Low quality95WYesCritical failure 2 minutes into test; caught fire

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6/1/2012Foxconn A7DA-SAMD Phenom II x4 965 [125W]4.4Ghz @ 1.36V?http://bit.ly/xiXVn5No4+1/heatsink?140WNoTo be investigated

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27/12/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x4 B55 [125W]3.7Ghz @ 1.35V?http://bit.ly/rsQRNvNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Caught Fire

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26/12/2011MSI X58A-GD45Intel Core i7 950 [130W]Stock?http://bit.ly/xml4KQVideo6+2/heatsinkDriver MOSFET130WPossiblyMight be weak transistors; video http://bit.ly/x3SHJI

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25/12/2011MSI 990FXA-GD65AMD FX-8120 [125W]4.7Ghz @ 1.46V?http://bit.ly/PJfRw6No8+2/heatsinkDriver MOSFET140WNoDied in BIOS at idle. Smoke & fire reported.

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22/12/2011Gigabyte X79-UD3Intel Core i7 3960X [130W]OverclockedCorsair H60http://bit.ly/ucuZMdVideo8+2+1/heatsinkQuality low RDS130WNoProbably due to power load, hints at airflow need

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20/12/2011MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/tEHgawNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes3rd time for this user

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18/12/2011MSI 870S-G46AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]4.2Ghz @ 1.49VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/uLRQzfNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Silent fail, during stress test

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17/12/2011MSI K9N6PGM2-V2AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]Stock??http://bit.ly/vKHyEONo3+1Low quality95WYes

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17/12/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x2 555 [80W]3.4Ghz @ 1.35VStockN/A (PMed details)No4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Second time failure after return from RMA

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11/12/2011MSI 970A-G45AMD FX-8120 [125W]4Ghz?http://bit.ly/vBpKPANo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!

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8/12/2011MSI NF750-G55AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]3.95Ghz @ 1.51VAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/rvMLgbNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYesVRM sink hot after final shutdown

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30/11/2011MSI NF750-G55AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/vLV60aNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYesOnly 1 APS light ever on. VRM fail

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26/11/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x2 555 [80W]3.4Ghz @ 1.32VStockhttp://bit.ly/sAAmo3No4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Went up in smoke; worst recorded failure case yet

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16/11/2011MSI 870S-G46AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]??http://bit.ly/PJf7auNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!"Literally exploded and caught fire"

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13/11/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]3.8GHz?http://bit.ly/rVkjUjNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Failed immediately; 20 mins into P95 test; sparked

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9/11/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]??http://bit.ly/urUDBKNo3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Caught on fire every time

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9/11/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]??http://bit.ly/urUDBKNo3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Caught on fire every time

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9/11/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]??http://bit.ly/urUDBKNo3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Caught on fire every time

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4/11/2011MSI 970A-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]3.5GHz?http://bit.ly/pH6n72No4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!"Slight" bump in volts

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4/11/2011MSI 970A-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.45VCorsair H60http://bit.ly/pH6n72No4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!1st recorded MSI 970A fail; unchanged design

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3/11/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/s1HWoqNo4+1Low quality140WYes, high fail rate!Failed after 6 months

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18/10/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]StockWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/uq1EnFYes4+1Low quality140WYes, high fail rate!Third transistor failed after 1 yr w/stock cooling

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11/10/2011MSI 870A FuzionAMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]3.7GHzhttp://bit.ly/tY9s20Yes4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes

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8/10/2011MSI 970A-G45??Mugen 2http://bit.ly/tvsGsqNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!This is a review. Board failed 2 days after.

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1/10/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.41VHyper 212+http://bit.ly/qXGJGHNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!

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29/9/2011MSI 785GM-P45AMD Phenom II x4 840 [95W]OverclockedHyper 212+http://bit.ly/nEcgtnNo3+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!

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13/9/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]3.8GhzAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/qrrCQANo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!May have also killed PSU

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11/9/2011Gigabyte GA-880GM-D2HAMD Phenom II x4 B50 [125W]3.8GHz?http://bit.ly/vsFz3VNo3+1Low quality95WYes

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11/9/2011MSI 880GM-P51AMD Phenom II x4 B50 [125W]3.8GHz?http://bit.ly/vsFz3VNo3+1Low quality125WYes

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11/8/2011MSI GF615M-P33AMD Phenom II x4 [Unknown]??http://bit.ly/nqFSnONo3+1Low quality125WYes"Went poof"

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30/7/2011MSI 790GX-G65AMD Phenom II x4 965 [125W]3.9Ghz @ 1.47VNinja 3http://bit.ly/qJzo8lNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality?140WYesShut off after 1 hr Prime95 small fft; molten MOSFET

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30/7/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x4 965 [125W]3.6Ghz @ ? VXiggy DKhttp://bit.ly/p55zYpNo3+1Low quality95WYesOCed with auto Genie feature, went out with smoke

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26/7/2011MSI 880G chipsetAMD Athlon II x4 [95W]4Ghz @ 1.4VAir?http://bit.ly/mWnuBcNo4+1 or 3+1Low quality-YesVRMs blew after 1 hr of Prime95

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26/7/2011MSI NF980-G65AMD Phenom II x4 970 [125W]4GHz @ 1.475VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/ojV5PaYes4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!NB phase fail (CPU phase potential fail also)

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24/7/2011MSI 880G chipsetAMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]4GhzHyper 212+http://bit.ly/rpN0IsNo4+1 or 3+1Low quality-YesFail during stress test

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21/7/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]UnknownUnknownhttp://bit.ly/qg1qfYNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Motherboard smoked, set off apt. fire alarm

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18/7/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/q98wa3No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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18/7/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/q98wa3No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x62nd time for same user; same symptoms

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18/7/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/q98wa3No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x63rd time for same user; same symptoms

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18/7/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/q98wa3No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x64th time for same user; same symptoms

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17/7/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]4Ghz @ 1.425VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/mS2X5INo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Fail after 2 weeks on relatively low voltage

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13/7/2011ASRock X58 SupercomputerIntel Core i7 930 [130W]4Ghz?http://bit.ly/rdpHSINo6+2/heatsinked?130WNoSymptoms, then failure after 2 days

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8/7/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]??http://bit.ly/pbJQBcNo3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!

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8/7/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]??http://bit.ly/pbJQBcNo3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Second time

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6/7/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.4Ghz @ 1.4V?http://bit.ly/rgUVxnNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Blew after 15 minutes of prime

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6/7/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.4V?http://bit.ly/o1S6OqNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Killed a 700W PSU out of warranty

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27/6/2011MSI 880GMA-E45AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]3.8GhzHyper 212+http://bit.ly/ifOiDQNo3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Over TDP limit; failed 30 minutes into testing

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23/6/2011MSI 760GM-P33AMD Phenom II x4 B55 [125W]U/L at stockStockhttp://bit.ly/lYMbzMNo3+1Low quality95WYesFailed during unlock w/stock cooler during game

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22/6/2011MSI 785GM-P45AMD Phenom II x4 840 [95W]3.5Ghz @ stockHyper 212+http://bit.ly/ldLtU9No3+1Low quality95WYesFailed during very first phase of auto-OC (201Mhz FSB)

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21/6/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/jQmgGpNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYes, high fail rate!Second time, failed at stock & w/added VRM cooling

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21/6/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/mlGoZANo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!First time, overclocked/no VRM cooling

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20/6/2011MSI NF980-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.41VH50N/ANo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!Details revealed thru PM with OCN user "Rayleyne"

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17/6/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]StockAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/mfPL0MYes4+1Low quality125WYes , high fail rate!Sparks once; then 2nd boot, pop fizzle fail

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11/6/2911ASUS M4A785-MAMD Phenom II x4 965 [125W]4.1Ghz @ 1.58VAirhttp://bit.ly/mbGglRNo4+1Quality140WNo - VRM protected1.5V northbridge; 4 potentially killed by VRM fail

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11/6/2011MSI 790XT-G45AMD Phenom II x4 965 [125W]4.1GhzAirhttp://bit.ly/moMRYkNo4+1Low quality140WYes3 potentially killed by VRM fail

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9/6/2011MSI P55-GD65Intel ?? @ 1.45VAirhttp://bit.ly/nZN3vyYes5+2?/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET95W+Infrequent fail rateDriver MOSFET fried while web browsing!

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22/5/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.4Ghz?http://bit.ly/jWtNZ5No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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22/5/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]3.8Ghz @ 1.43V?http://bit.ly/mA9XvzNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Comp turned off after 45 mins Prime95

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18/5/2011MSI NF750-G55AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.5VCM V6GThttp://bit.ly/izudLVNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYes

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24/4/2011MSI NF750-G55AMD Phenom II x6 [125W]UnknownUnknownhttp://bit.ly/liq3SKNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYesBooted without 4-pin = VRM failure. CPU unknown.

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18/4/2011Gigabyte MA78GM-S2HAMD Phenom x4 9950 [140W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/jlK9DeNo3+1Low quality95WYes

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15/4/2011MSI MotherboardAMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]1.2VStockhttp://bit.ly/vHb0gHNo???Evidently!!!UNDERVOLTED CPU FAIL!!!

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10/4/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz?http://bit.ly/jawYXSNo4+1Low quality125WYes2 MOSFETs fried

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4/4/2011MSI 880GM-E41AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]OverclockedStockhttp://bit.ly/mFiGX2No3+1Low quality95WYes, high fail rate!Dead, burnt smell. MSI did not offer support.

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24/3/2011MSI 870S-G54AMD Phenom II x6 [125W]Unknown?http://bit.ly/j03yF6No4+1Low quality125WYes

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23/3/2011ASRock 880G-Extreme3AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]1.5V?http://bit.ly/khULg8No8+2/heatsinked?140WNoFirst 8+2 phase failure recorded

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13/3/2011MSI P67A-GD65Intel Core i3/i5/i7 LGA1155??http://bit.ly/spzwmLNoSingle phase-NoDisabled all but one phase... killed CPU, $250 850W PSU, INSTANTLY. Very bad idea.

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13/3/2011ECS P55H-AIntel Core i5 750 [95W]4Ghz?http://bit.ly/jGu290Yes4+2/heatsinkedLow quality95WUnknownScroll down for photos

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13/3/2011MSI motherboardAMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/m9fDxSNo???LikelyHeard a "spark pop sound"

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12/3/2011MSI 870A-G55Unknown??http://bit.ly/iwQkGvNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYes, high fail rate!Burned after sleep mode. CPU Unknown

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6/3/2011MSI P67A-GD80Intel Core i7 2600k??http://bit.ly/uRvXDmNoSingle phaseDriver MOSFET-NoEnabled max power saving... killed 2600K ES

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6/3/2011MSI H67 boardIntel Core i3/i5/i7 LGA1155??http://bit.ly/uRvXDmNoSingle phase??Probably notPerson disabled all but one phase... bad idea

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2/3/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W] 4Ghz @ 1.4VCorsair H50http://bit.ly/mp2d8VNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!

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1/3/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1100T [125W]3.9Ghz @ 1.45VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/ludY0MNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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28/2/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x4 B55 [125W]U/L, 4.2Ghzhttp://bit.ly/jDmSDLNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!This was a person I warned before; PSU also gone

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28/2/2011Gigabyte MA-78LM-S2HAMD Phenom II x4 940 [125W]3.7Ghz @ 1.45VCNPS9700http://bit.ly/kS3FYrYes3+1Low quality95WYes

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27/2/2011MSI 890GXM-G65Unkown??http://bit.ly/lNkR9qNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Fried MOSFETs during P95 run, CPU unknown

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27/2/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/kITQWbYes4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Took out motherboard and CPU

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27/2/2011MSI G41M-E43Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 [105W]3.2GhzAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/ls0nteNo3-phase/heatsink?Yes

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27/2/2011MSI G41M-E43Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 [105W]3.2GhzAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/ls0nteNo3-phase?Yes

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26/2/2011MSI GF615M-P33AMD Athlon II x4 630 [95W]??http://bit.ly/jvmQNKNo4-phaseLow quality95WYes, high fail rate!

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26/2/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 [125W]3.8GhzAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/j5MckhNo4+1Nikos MOSFETs125WYes, high fail rate!

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25/2/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]3.7Ghzhttp://bit.ly/ktlCJYNo4+1/heatsinkedNikos MOSFETs125WYes, high fail rate!

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25/2/2011MSI NF750-G55AMD Phenom II x4 955 [125W]3.7Ghzhttp://bit.ly/ktlCJYNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYesTook out motherboard and PSU

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23/2/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1075T [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/eE98nDNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6VRMs popped in <45 minutes

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22/2/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x4 970 [125W]Genie-OC?http://bit.ly/hal20iNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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19/2/2011Gigabyte GA-MA78LM-S2HAMD Athlon II x2 [65W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/h0aN8hNo3+1Low quality95WYesFried with 65W processor

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19/2/2011Gigabyte GA-MA78LM-S2HAMD Athlon II x4 [95W]Stock?http://bit.ly/fGd8xGYes3+1Low quality95WYesFried

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17/2/2011XFX 750a?AMD Phenom x4 9850 [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/hUbaw6No3+1?/heatsinked?95W?YesMOSFETs overloaded; CPU survived

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17/2/2011MSI (unknown) AM2+AMD Phenom x4 9850 [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/hUbaw6No????MOSFETs overloaded; CPU survived

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17/2/2011eVGA X58Intel Core i7 970 [130W]OverclockedCorsair H50http://bit.ly/fc7Zb3Yes4+2?/heatsinkedQuality low RDS130WNoBurned violently; 8-pin melted; visible damage

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17/2/2011MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.4Ghz @ 1.56VTRUEhttp://bit.ly/h1fi70No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6MOSFET looked wet

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16/2/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.45VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/hSg2XlNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYes, high fail rate!Visible damage

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16/2/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x4 965 C3 [125W]4.3Ghz @ 1.45VWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/ef5tFWNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Failed during IntelBurnTest; no burn marks

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13/2/2011MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/kDqrn9No4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Failed during Prime95 test

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12/2/2011MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x4 955 C3 [125W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/eyh4XLNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Failed during game

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10/2/2011MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/fbGXgxNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6BSOD'd, became worse over time, then failed

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10/2/2011MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/fbGXgxNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Replacement board did same after 1 hour

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9/2/2011Jetway HA08 Combo LFAMD Phenom II x4 FX-5200U/L @ 3.2Ghz?http://bit.ly/jUzu50No4+1/heatsinked?125WUnknownChokes failed

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5/2/2011MSI 870A-G54Unknown??http://bit.ly/k6LNycNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYes, high fail rate!Caught fire after big rendering job; CPU unknown

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3/2/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/g8hU5pNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality125WYes, high fail rate!Popped after slight OC

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1/2/2011MSI P67A-GD55Intel Core i5 2500k [95W]4.6GhzAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/zu5iBENo6+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET95WNo

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1/2/2011MSI NF980-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Overclocked?http://bit.ly/fDt1PzYes4+2/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate!Fire; multiple MOSFETs failed

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31/1/2011MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]OverclockedCorsair H50http://bit.ly/ej6vNGNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Bad smell, no light show

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31/1/2011MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]OverclockedCorsair H50http://bit.ly/ej6vNGNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x62nd time for same guy

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31/1/2011MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]StockCorsair H50http://bit.ly/ej6vNGNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes3rd time for same guy

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25/1/2011MSI 870A-G54???http://bit.ly/eNzw9rNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!MOSFETs popped for him/friends - no confirmation

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23/1/2011MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]3.5Ghz?http://bit.ly/iApOh8No4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Blew using MSI Genie Auto-OC

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8/1/2011MSI 770-G45AMD Phenom II x4 [125W?]? @ 1.45V?http://bit.ly/gznaSDNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!

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8/1/2011MSI 770-G45AMD Phenom II x4 [125W?]? @ 1.45V?http://bit.ly/gznaSDNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Happened twice

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6/2/2011MSI 770-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.3Ghz @ 1.55VCoolit ECOhttp://bit.ly/etl1NnNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Board fried & caught fire

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20/12/2010MSI 880GM-E43AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/tQPambNo4+1Low quality125WYes2nd time - returned board caught fire immediately

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20/12/2010MSI 880GM-E43AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock?http://bit.ly/tQPambNo4+1Low quality125WYesCaught fire after 10 minutes of running

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18/12/2010MSI 785GT-E63???http://bit.ly/tw8ZrANo3+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WPossibleNear eSATA components = VRM area

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13/12/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Unknown?http://bit.ly/ipX4hCNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6VRM went up in smoke

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13/12/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Unknown?http://bit.ly/ipX4hCNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Second time. This time, booted without 4-pin.

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8/12/2010MSI 890GXM-G65Unknown"Slight OC"?http://bit.ly/k6YbgVNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Burned out with slight OC; CPU unknown

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6/12/2010MSI 890GXM-G65Unknown3.8Ghz - 3.9GhzHyper 212+http://bit.ly/eP8ha9No4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Smelled like burning in CPU area

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6/12/2010MSI P55-GD55Intel Xeon 34403Ghz?http://bit.ly/la1JrkYes4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET95WInfrequent fail rate

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3/12/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]??http://bit.ly/gkMTFSNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6MOSFETs smoked; after 15 mins of Prime95

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1/12/2010MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]3.7GhzHyper 212+http://bit.ly/exayL4No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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1/12/2010MSI 790FX-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]3.7GhzHyper 212+http://bit.ly/exayL4No4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Happened twice

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28/11/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4Ghz @ 1.44V?http://bit.ly/A8yrxZNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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23/11/2010MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]? at 1.35V?http://bit.ly/lnLuhLNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Also fried CPU

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20/11/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]4.2GhzWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/hnx67mNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Fried - 50 runs of LinX max - Mobo was warped

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20/11/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]OverclockedWatercoolinghttp://bit.ly/gKHytbYes4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6Caught fire! The one that started it all

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6/11/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.0GhzCorsair H70http://bit.ly/eMKX51Yes4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Caught fire!

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6/11/2010MSI 785G-E45AMD Athlon II x4 630 [95W]Stock?http://bit.ly/gNMTBcNo3+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!

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6/11/2010MSI 785G-E45AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]3.8Ghz?http://bit.ly/gNMTBcNo3+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Blew up within minutes

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28/10/2010MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]? @ 1.4V?http://bit.ly/jxcAVFNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Exploded and also killed power supply

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28/10/2010MSI 870-G45AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]??http://bit.ly/kdfC4TNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Caught fire/VRM overload

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14/10/2010MSI 870-G45UnknownOverclocked?http://bit.ly/lOsexVNo4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!High MOSFET temps then caught fire, with OC

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7/10/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]4.0Ghz @ 1.4V?http://bit.ly/gp2E9DNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6MOSFET cooked itself

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6/10/2010MSI 870A-G54AMD Phenom II x4 955 C3 [125W]4.0Ghz @ 1.512VCorsair H50http://bit.ly/feW4daYes4+1Low quality125WYes, high fail rate!Took 10 minutes to fail - MOSFET caught fire

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6/10/2010MSI 785G boardAMD Athlon II x4 [95W]<Stock, undervoltStock?http://bit.ly/eCwctmNo?YesProcessor was underclocked and undervolted

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21/9/2010Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2HAMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]3.8Ghz @ 1.4V?http://bit.ly/i6uHm3No4+1Low quality125WYesSystem always folds

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10/9/2010MSI NF980-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]http://bit.ly/lrHEVvYes, high fail rate!

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16/8/2010Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2HAMD Phenom II x3 720 [95W]? @ 1.6V?http://bit.ly/feHxMMYes4+1Low quality125WYesSee first post of thread for picture

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10/7/2010Gigabyte GA-890GA-UD3HAMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]3.5Ghz @ 1.38V?http://bit.ly/m2yVSgNo4+1/heatsinkedQuality low RDS140WNoGot more info through PM

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9/7/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]Stock??http://bit.ly/eV5xlWNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Was fine with 955 OC'ed 24/7; failed after day on x6

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7/7/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.0Ghz @ 1.4VAir/towerhttp://bit.ly/kxPj3VNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6MOSFETs cooked during P95 test

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6/7/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]4.0Ghz @ 1.4V?http://bit.ly/hVvz7xNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Failed after 5 minutes of prime; silent

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6/7/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x4 965 C3 [125W]4.0Ghz @ 1.45VCorsair H50http://bit.ly/bmuYdRNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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6/7/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x4 965 C3 [125W]4.0Ghz @ 1.45VCorsair H50http://bit.ly/bmuYdRNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6Happened twice; ended up switching boards

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1/7/2010Biostar TA790GX 128MAMD Phenom II x4 550 [125W]3.7Ghz @ 1.4VStock?http://bit.ly/hhWCONYes3+1140W?NoMOSFET gets hot despite heatsink; low capacity

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27/6/2010MSI 890FXA-GD70AMD Phenom II x6 1090T [125W]Stock??http://bit.ly/ifElAgNo4+1/heatsinkedDriver MOSFET140WYes, high fail rate with x6CPU and 1 stick of RAM both fried as well

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24/6/2010Gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3AMD Athlon x2 CPU [65W]StockStockhttp://bit.ly/dOeNPONo4+1Low quality125W (some)Yes [Gigabyte 07-08 design]Caught fire with 65W processor

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11/6/2010Gigabyte motherboardUnknown??http://bit.ly/ikzVFZNo4+1??UnknownBoard was hot - killed during stress test

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9/6/2010MSI 890GXM-G65AMD Phenom II x6 1055T [125W]OverclockedUnknownhttp://bit.ly/kvGLyvNo4+1/heatsinkedLow quality140WYes, high fail rate with x6

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3/4/2010Biostar TA790GX A2+AMD Phenom x4 9950 [125W]2.8Ghz (.2Ghz OC)Stockhttp://bit.ly/wmiJqYYes3+13-transistor140W?3+1 phase design not enough capacity

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MSI K9A2-CF V2???http://bit.ly/xN3FymNo3+1/heatsinked?125W?

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25/10/2009XFX MDA72P7509???http://bit.ly/m2TxpCNo3+1/heatsinked?95WUnknownBurned after 1 yr, confirmed VRM system fail

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1/7/2008Unknown 2nd 780G boardAMD Phenom x4 9950 [140W]??http://bit.ly/hfquw0Yes?Low quality??

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1/7/2008Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H (rev ?)AMD Phenom x4 9950 [140W]??http://bit.ly/hfquw0Yes3+1 or 4+1Low quality125WYes

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