Nividia RTX 2080 Ti cards failing - defective


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This isn't really Chief software related, so this thread might belong in the Chat section, but...

 

The new Ray Tracing Video cards from Nvidia, the Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, is failing for lots of users. And the replacements sent from Nvidia are failing too. It's affecting some of the 3rd party cards too.

 

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/nvidia-rtx-2080-ti-graphics-cards-dying/

 

https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/3065361/nvidias-geforce-rtx-2080-ti-cards-are-reportedly-failing-in-high-numbers

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This is why buying bleeding edge technology is so risky.  My 1060 works just fine, and has never bottlenecked my productivity or shown signs of instability.  And 1080 cards have seen a significant price drop over the last few months.  Not to mention the new groundbreaking features of the 20xx cards don't habe much support from software developers.  I've watched a few reviews on youtube that suggest the release of this card was really rushed.

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