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MSI K9N mobos suffer random shutdowns
Written by Gizmo   
Thursday, 07 September 2006 08:42

Read the full story at The Inquirer:

"After Asus and its teetering problems with several AMD based motherboards, Foxconn's 30-minute BIOS reset affair, it seems that MSI also suffered from some headaches in relation to nForce5 chipset. One of the problems is very similar to the MacBook Pro random "Power Off" syndrome which many Apple users endure right now.

After discussing the matter with several owners of K9N Ultra and K9N Platinum motherboards, both powered by an nForce5 570 chipset - we learned that there are several active problems on the motherboards themselves. All the problems that owners are complaining about result in the same thing: a random shutdown of the system."

"The following series of motherboards are affected:


If you own a motherboard from this series, contact your local MSI representative. You will probably have to RMA the board for repairs, but the length of your wait will depend upon where you live."

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