The thing blew up in my face, I think some of that stuff went on to my lungs :(
Guys, looks like I'll have to phone the retailer to complete my rma, so I should tell them I didn't overclock it right? Lol.
Well guys the 1080 has actually blown :( The new psu arrived today and the msi card caught fire, it sizzled like a fried egg! I tried the psu with the 6950 and it booted perfectly, motherboard was fine, psu was fine, 1080 got rekt. Sending it off for RMA now :(
At least i got a brand new shiny...
Hmm alright, my ax860i has been ordered and should be arriving tomorrow. I really hope it's just the psu.
I don't think I can even restore the defaults as my system won't even start, I can't find any bios profile switches on my card either.
Thank you so much for replying guys, i really do appreciate the support here!!!
Hmm, i did OC the graphics card so maybe its just using too much power ? o.0 but it was a small OC, not big.
Also I have managed to grab hold of another motherboard! and the issue still persists, I'm still using...
I have indeed tried different pcie cables but the problem still persists, I just remembered I have my old motherboard which i think i can run a test off. If my old system wont boot on the 1080, then I'll call for a RMA.
I did reset the cmos and the mobo bios version is the latest: 0801. I haven't tried to shorten the jumper but i did pull out the cmos battery, I will try that now.
The 1080 was working fine in my old build which is in the sig below. Whats the best way to check if its definitely the psu? I...
I have made myself a new build which I'm quite proud of but recently i have ran into a major issue which has been frustrating. My system will not boot when the MSI 1080 gaming X 8G is present! This happened abruptly when I was playing Overwatch.
Here is the specs for the build...