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post #1 of 10
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they should be the best but in the past i had to RMA a X58 sabertooth cuz it completely died after 3hrs..

then i got a P8Z68-V and i found that the thermal pad for one of their VRM heatsinks still had the plastic film on.

lucky i was taking it apart to replace it with something better...
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post #2 of 10
That's some unfortunate luck. I've really only had monitors and video cards through ASUS (2 monitors and a 5770 Cu Core for a buddy's build) and I've had nothing but good luck with them. Good catch on the plastic btw. I'll be looking over everything before building my next one. lol
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post #3 of 10
Wow, someone at the Asus assembly line must've been out late the night before. Good you caught it before powering up, but I'm sure the high VRM temps would have tipped you off eventually. I like AIDA64 for monitoring board temps.
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post #4 of 10
Overworked factory workers with little sleep.
post #5 of 10
Wow man, thats some bad luck. I too blame overworked factory employees. Everybody makes mistakes, it's no reason to write them off. IMO
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post #6 of 10
Wow... That's awful. But, it is most likely a very rare occurrence. I've never had a problem with asus or their rma service, and I love their products.
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post #7 of 10
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yeah i bet its rare. i dont really blame them for it. i know how these kind of work get too repetitive and mixed in late nights ur bound to mess up somewhere.
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post #8 of 10
the lazy/incompetent worker should be executed on the factory floor as a lesson to the other slackers.

My ASUS MB is in return from RMA for fried LAN chip

for a possible SB rig, looking at ASUS P8P67 pro vs ASRock P67 extreme, the ASUS gets a LOT of bad reviews
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
the lazy/incompetent worker should be executed on the factory floor as a lesson to the other slackers.

My ASUS MB is in return from RMA for fried LAN chip

for a possible SB rig, looking at ASUS P8P67 pro vs ASRock P67 extreme, the ASUS gets a LOT of bad reviews
P67 pro is probably one of the best boards on the market for OC'ing
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post #10 of 10
QC really is never perfect for anything, this is why they have the RMA service.
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