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Old 05-13-2021, 09:09 AM
stargazer stargazer is offline
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Default Re: Durability of HDX cards

Originally Posted by XJENSEN View Post
As for durability of the HDX cards, every firmware update is a serious risk, as it is known to fry some DSPs occasionally. You can bypass broken DSPs if you want, so it doesn't make the card completely unusable if it happens. I also believe the ball grid array soldering of the chips is prone to mechanical damage.
Thanks a lot, XJENSEN!

Then, I think I’d better wait a while with the 2021.3 upgrade.
At least until I’ve finished some running projects.

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