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Even with scratches like these? I had to drill one of the screws out
make sure you clean the card of any shavings......worth a try
    
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Asus are really good at RMA. They will accept it I'm pretty sure.
I heard great things about them and their RMA service so it's part of the reason I went with them. I could have went with a ZOTAC for $10 cheaper.
    
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Slightly off topic,

my friend's acer laptop got knifed in the motherboard, you read that correctly, it was knifed.

My friend wanted to install new RAM, but one of the screws holding the back cover would not come off so a knife was used to pry open the cover... suffice to say it did not end well and the Acer laptop didn't make it.. it was sent in for RMA with obvious signs of user damage, the tech support staff at Best Buy said it would be a long shot, but 2 weeks later the laptop arrived back at the store, alive and well!!

*For the record I would like to state that I was an impartial observer to this crime and did not participate in this horrendous act of computer cruelty. Although I am guilty of not intervening.
Edited by OrangeBunnies - 6/5/11 at 7:12pm
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thx for rep but you should know something else i RMA'd my C3F without warranty, without any papers that it was purchased (not stolen or something), just with serial number (sending it before sending the board to asus). and it worked
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thx for rep but you should know something else i RMA'd my C3F without warranty, without any papers that it was purchased (not stolen or something), just with serial number (sending it before sending the board to asus). and it worked

Reps come from helpful posts. Yours was helpful. It's I who thanks you.

It's also comforting to hear all these hassle free RMA's that people experience. I've never had to RMA anything so I was a bit worried because I removed the stock cooler. I'm glad that I purchased a reputable brand name now.

Glad to see another Pole on this site. I'm from Warsaw myself.
    
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Slightly off topic,

my friend's acer laptop got knifed in the motherboard, you read that correctly, it was knifed.

My friend wanted to install new RAM, but one of the screws holding the back cover would not come off so a knife was used to pry open the cover... suffice to say it did not end well and the Acer laptop didn't make it.. it was sent in for RMA with obvious signs of user damage, the tech support staff at Best Buy said it would be a long shot, but 2 weeks later the laptop arrived back at the store, alive and well!!

*For the record I would like to state that I was an impartial observer to this crime and did not participate in this horrendous act of computer cruelty. Although I am guilty of not intervening.
To OP:

You've made my day sir, rep'ing my overly dramatic post!

*True story though
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Oh

Give it a go. Worst they can do is say no when they receive it.
Its OK.

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RMA and hope for the best.
They will take it agreed.

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Asus are really good at RMA. They will accept it I'm pretty sure.
Agreed.
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