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    Laptop (Model)MSI GP62MVR 7RF
    MotherboardAsus X99-A II
    ProcessorIntel i7-6850k
    Memory (part number)BLS2K8G4D240FSE
    Graphics Card #1MSI GTX1080Ti
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squall Leonhart View Post
    I'm convinced that everyone who had a system power off and cpu suddenly was dead were mixing utilities that hit the Asus EC in a dangerous way (Corsair Link/icue, and those that failed across shutdowns had never bothered to change the Bootup vcore from Auto.

    Even on ivy bridge, failing to do the latter could see vcore hit 1.6v+ at auto once starting to overclock.
    Actually, no, I wasn't mixing any utilities like you mentioned. The issue, also according to Asus, was a design flow that may cause a short in the motherboard itself. As somewhat of a proof, the CPU was not affected. The thing is, it shouldn't happen - especially in a flagship series such as strix gaming which is supposed to be built for OC.

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