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Alright, you may have already read my other threads but has anyone else been extreme anxiety when you build your computer and parts do not work? I have to send my mobo back and get a refund because I think the mobo is bad so going with asrock extreme 4 instead of asus p8p67, while I am at it I am going to replace my cpu ( i5 2500k)( Considering the mobo had flashing red cpu). Everything is in 30 day money back. My other concern is how strict is newegg on returns? because I am nervous that I will not be able to make my computer run and I will be out a lot of cash. gaahhh

Edit: I am going to return the Item and buy asrock board.
Edited by 20 Below - 8/6/11 at 10:58pm
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post #2 of 25
Please put your system spec in your UserCP.
What's wrong with your i5?
And what else is not working?
Your asus was DOA?
Is your PSU enough?
Can't tell until you put your system specs....
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post #3 of 25
Newegg is as they say eggcelent wink.gif with their returns and customer service, i've never dealt with anyone better - I'm highly doubtful that you had a bad CPU, but just in case you can certainly send it back.

You should be more than fine and happy with the end results of your system, newegg has always done me good, and I happily recommend them to anyone.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by appleg33k85;14486291 
Newegg is as they say eggcelent wink.gif with their returns and customer service, i've never dealt with anyone better - I'm highly doubtful that you had a bad CPU, but just in case you can certainly send it back.

You should be more than fine and happy with the end results of your system, newegg has always done me good, and I happily recommend them to anyone.
+1


umm. if the stuff doesnt work you can rma for years?
post #5 of 25
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tunagoblin;14486288 
Please put your system spec in your UserCP.
What's wrong with your i5?
And what else is not working?
Your asus was DOA?
Is your PSU enough?
Can't tell until you put your system specs....


Well, I had power to the mobo and the light stayed green and when I turned the power on the cpu light turned red and flashed and would not post ever. Along with No VGA Signal and no power to the usbs or anything in the back of the mobo. I am not sure if it is the cpu or not I just want to make sure.
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post #6 of 25
First off, just chill out! The worst that can happen is that you got some bad hardware, and RMA it. As stated, Newegg is awesome.

If you got all your hardware from Newegg, then you're fine. Get your replacement mobo and see if that fixes it. If not, just RMA the CPU.

Also, beware of your power supply. It may be quitting because it cannot supply the CPU with enough juice.
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post #7 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by NKrader;14486299 
+1


umm. if the stuff doesnt work you can rma for years?

Usually 30 days. After that you'll have to RMA through the manufacturer.
post #8 of 25
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Quote:
Originally Posted by coachmark2;14486373 
First off, just chill out! The worst that can happen is that you got some bad hardware, and RMA it. As stated, Newegg is awesome.

If you got all your hardware from Newegg, then you're fine. Get your replacement mobo and see if that fixes it. If not, just RMA the CPU.

Also, beware of your power supply. It may be quitting because it cannot supply the CPU with enough juice.

Like...the same asus p8p67 pro? Or just get refund and buy a different mobo
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post #9 of 25
One random thing to try, since modern intel boards are so sensitive to leaky ones...

unplug the reset button from the mobo and try posting then.

I had an 1156 board respond to that and ever since I always give this advice.
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post #10 of 25
Dude,most likely there is nothing wrong with your hardware.Maybe you should have someone who really knows what they are doing put it together.And don't rma the cpu it's fine,they don't come doa.Also most motherboards don't either.You do realize it could be your ram?Or that you need too pull the battery too reset the board sometimes?

Also did you try too get it working outside the case,and use a screwdriver too jump the on/off pins?

You may have hooked up the front panel wires wrong.This is why newegg has sooo much open box stuff that works fine.

If you have anxiety you shouldn't be building.I personally am excited,and confident, when I build a pc,far from anxious.I am not trying too be rude,but most likely you did something wrong,not faulty hardware.
Edited by djsi38t - 8/6/11 at 9:22am
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