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hello everyone
well 2 days ago i bought Asus maximus iv extreme from a pc shop so i went back to home opened the box and the triple bridge wasnt in a bag...all the other thing had bags and all but not the triple bridge i am afraid of that i bought a used board...i still have 12 days to give it back and get the money back i cannot check if the board is working or not because i didnt recived the cpu yet.

what do you think?should i bring it back to shop and ask for an replacment?
thanks!!!
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Yes, if you suspect that it's been used or have something missing and you paid full price for it, you have every right to ask for a replacement.
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Ok thanks more comments please to be sure?
Edited by someonewhy - 4/28/11 at 7:43am
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I had a brand new Asus 1366 extreme board before and the 3 way Sli bridge wasn't in any plastic bag. Not sure if your case is the same or not tho. You should look around the CPU socket, you could probably see signs if it was used like TIM residue or something like that.
If you see this review, they did a unboxing and their sli bridge wasn't in any bag as well. However, you would still need to check around the board to MAKE SURE.
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wow really?you suprised me...so you say thats ok if the triple bridge wasnt in a plastic bag?because i was thinking to give it back tommorow.
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lol i found some video of unboxing he recived his 3 triple bridge without a bag either...

even LinusTechTips if you know the guy made unboxing of m4e and he got triple bridge without bag too...
so that means i am fine?

Edited by someonewhy - 4/28/11 at 7:56am
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I think you got a new board but if you're still not confident, you should check around the board because used board will definitely has wear n tear sign.
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post #8 of 9
I don't have a MIVE but instead have a Gigabyte UD7 (top end Gigabyte P67 board as opposed to the top end Asus P67 board). IIRC, the triple bridge was not in a bag for me either and I know it was a new board. It had that new board smell and I bought it from the egg.
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I can also testify that my Tri-SLI bridge wasnt in a bag. Don't know why they don't put it in a bag, but you should be safe.
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