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I have a p6x58d-e that I have found has a dead pci slot...

I think ill survive... but was wondering if its worth the hassle of asus warranty return (apparently dreaded)..

My dream would be to switch for rampage gene (+$)...but u can go ahead and shoot me down first post... im sure I can't..in the fine print..

May be time to check out those extended warranties from retailers... ( I didn't use my pci first 30 days)

Wonder if any experienced peeps have stories and could persuade me in the right direction
THANK YOU!!
Edited by niclope420 - 5/10/11 at 3:15pm
    
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I would send it back just for resale value when you decide to move on to something else.
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Yes...makes sense, thank you.. I should have also mentioned ... I have a three week gap coming up where I wouldn't miss it too much..big difference....in decision making......Haha...
    
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as said. resale value, people will mark it down for not working properly.
     
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My main question is how Boring is the RMA process?
Will I go insane from it? I have heard stories

So, If the PCI slot is deamed totally dead by their Techs (it is dead by me)... They will replace the exterior parts like PCI slot if its not a deeper circuit issue or just give me a new P6X58D-E? I wouldn't imagining them sodering on parts to a motherboard and giving it back to you...

originally i had wanted the extra Pci slots for a raid card plus an extra... but I am now feeling the way to go is just put the raid card on a server, as previously i had not planned a server..
I don't know why I didn't fall in love with the Ramage III gene first but I have now.... .....
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