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you can just put it back on with some very thin double sided tape. The top and bottom that surround the inductors core are probably for physical protection, or to allow energy to be stored in an magnetic field.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inductor
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Again, thank you everyone for your input and suggestions. @Sin0822, I appreciate you searching for that information. I RMA'd the board just to be safe. Normally I try to avoid that when possible. Since I don't have a CPU to test the board and no hard release date on the CPU's c2 stepping I felt I needed to act now before the RMA date passed.

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good I am glad you RMAed it
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Originally Posted by njdowdy View Post

Again, thank you everyone for your input and suggestions. @Sin0822, I appreciate you searching for that information. I RMA'd the board just to be safe. Normally I try to avoid that when possible. Since I don't have a CPU to test the board and no hard release date on the CPU's c2 stepping I felt I needed to act now before the RMA date passed.
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I hope you RMA'd to Newegg. ASUS might send you back a refurb board because it's an RMA.

I'd rather take a brand new board over a board someone else had a problem with and Asus just threw a bandaid on it and said it's good as new.

Just my $.02.
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You done the right thing wink.gif.
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