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Nvidia Defective GPU

Hey everyone, not used to posting on Computer forum. Normally I stick to trucks! Anyway I am the unproud owner of an HP Pavilion dv9339US. I'm sure that some of you may know what Nvidia has detected a problem with some late model GPUs that are failing fast at unusual rates. There is a very popular thread that can be found here: Business support forums - NVIDIA DEFECTIVE GPUs

There is a man by the name of Lance Waidzunas. He has put together a class action suit. If you are having the same problem please e-mail him at lswaidz@gmail.com It does not cost us anything to get into the lawsuit against them. I am trying to get as many people in this thing as possible. Thanks for reading!!!

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never heard of this before. what is wrong with the computers?

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The solder on them is cheap and it will break after extreme heat exposure after about a year. Causes video card and motherboard failure. A lot of óepole are having this problem.

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so everyone gets new computers or they just fix the old ones?

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i would just request a new motherboard from hp. or if the chip is removeable, have them send you a new nvidia card.

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Thats the thing, HP is screwing us over. They won't fix it. They are fixing the ones with an AMD board but not Intel, and its making a lot of people mad. Their support treats people like s***. I got hung up on by an Executive Case Manager, and I was actually being nice for once. At first they told me it would be $400 to fix it, then they told me $611, and now they want $1000. They are not doing anything right.

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ok then i would do the lawsuit then

thats not customer service and not fixin a bad product

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had this happen to my last Alienware laptop... lucky for me they just built me a new one.... but it was a PITA.. for the first 6 months i had it it was with them for almost 5 full months trying to fix it where they finally gave up and made me a new one

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definitley yes! they are doing an awful job. i blame obama

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dont need to go there.

the obama lovers thread just got closed

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