I'm not sure, but testing the sag is easiest option.
Testing and ruling things out is how u approach the issue.
My alianware is 5kg . It's like a tank.
France got a drop of 3080ti.
Maybe uk to follow tomorrow morning?
Warm your fingers and get ready to click fast !! :)
Market Will correct itself.
Then we will know.
If it was me.
I would repaste and replace Thermal pads for better ones.
And install better anti sag support.
Your Lego tower is good and there...
The most Important part for gaming laptop is heat And how well laptop cools down.
Stay away from asus. They throttle Out of the box and...
I have seen a few reviews that points out this issue.
I have alianware, bought in 2012. Still going Strong.
Temps 60 to 70c...
Imagine installing safety feature on nuclear reactor.
Let's explode this thing before it explodes.
Gygabite digging deep hole.
1080 is a really Good card and 250£ is somewhat okish price.
No warranty tho.
My 3080 got declined. I guess becoz I have 3070.
But it's still up so plenty of time for others to get it.
They can increase prices all they like. In the end if the one cant afford it then the one will not buy it.
I just went thro ASUS CID Customer Induced Damage
The most worrying part is Burned pcb. Some gpus goes up in smoke and components can...
Investigate temps first. anything below 80c is fine. anything above 80c worth investigating and discussing.
I just going to add, 12v pins on 8 pin connectors will if Functioning properly will have resistance in mega Ohms, and if short then resistance...
U can use continuity mode or u can use resistance mode. Probe Yellow pins, and look at the readings.
i have pmd you in discord. send you schematics and boardview.
I looked at data sheet on
M74VHC1GT08DFT1G and can confirm that 3v3 and 2.86...
Remove that sticker and clean the glue with rubbing alcohol. that sticker has no legal standing and they can't refuse you warranty.
dude stop spreading misinformation. No need to power the card. resistance measuring done with power off.
if u can get a multimeter, set it to a resistance mode, Black probe on any metal part of a gpu, HDMI ports a good ground. Red probe on 8 pin...
Do u have a multimeter? u can test your gpu with a multimeter in few seconds.
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