[SOLVED] Brand new Gigabyte waterforce 2080ti is a lemon

jagui

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First gaming pc in 8 years and this <Mod Edit> is what I get. On my old build the card refuses to load the driver (code 43 on device manager). On my new build, if I apply a bit of force on the pci-e slot it can sometimes work for hours, but as soon as I move the case even a little bit it crashes, tho it can crash fine by itself, as evidenced by the unholy amount of bluescreens and space invaders artifacts I got. Is there a possibily of gigabyte denying me an RMA? Because sometimes it works fine for hours, even tho the card is definitely an overpriced rectangle. Also, for future reference, this card has samsung memory.

View: https://imgur.com/a/P4fE2Qu
 
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First gaming pc in 8 years and this <Mod Edit> is what I get. On my old build the card refuses to load the driver (code 43 on device manager). On my new build, if I apply a bit of force on the pci-e slot it can sometimes work for hours, but as soon as I move the case even a little bit it crashes, tho it can crash fine by itself, as evidenced by the unholy amount of bluescreens and space invaders artifacts I got. Is there a possibily of gigabyte denying me an RMA? Because sometimes it works fine for hours, even tho the card is definitely an overpriced rectangle. Also, for future reference, this card has samsung memory.

View: https://imgur.com/a/P4fE2Qu
I would RMA it.
I got a bad RTX 2080 Ti from NVidia and they overnighted me a replacement before they even got the old one back.
 
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First gaming pc in 8 years and this <Mod Edit> is what I get. On my old build the card refuses to load the driver (code 43 on device manager). On my new build, if I apply a bit of force on the pci-e slot it can sometimes work for hours, but as soon as I move the case even a little bit it crashes, tho it can crash fine by itself, as evidenced by the unholy amount of bluescreens and space invaders artifacts I got. Is there a possibily of gigabyte denying me an RMA? Because sometimes it works fine for hours, even tho the card is definitely an overpriced rectangle. Also, for future reference, this card has samsung memory.

View: https://imgur.com/a/P4fE2Qu
I would RMA it.
I got a bad RTX 2080 Ti from NVidia and they overnighted me a replacement before they even got the old one back.
 
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