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Danger Den stuff will be here by Wednesday...Thank god, also changed the images a little.

Watercool never actually shipped my order like they promised it would be done 3 weeks ago...At least they're not in space but, not being in my hands, isn't actually helping anyone.

I have advice for all of you and it's very simple...NEVER order custom water blocks...Don't think about them, don't dream about them, don't even pencil the idea down...The order was placed back in April, yes ladies and gentleman, APRIL...I won't have them in my hands until early September. SAY NO TO CUSTOM WATER BLOCKS.

Got the rest of my fans today...Sleeving them tonight.

Got the ram water blocks in.

Will have some updates tomorrow from the ole' Iphone...
post #152 of 188
Would have been much easier and probably much less expensive to have DWood just laser cut you some custom backplates for your cards. He does very professional, high quality work. thumb.gif Typically no one really sees the blocks anyway due to mounting orientation...anyway, what a bummer. redface.gif
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post #153 of 188
Although there are a lot of "speed bumps" on this project, I am still subbed and excited everytime I see an update. Keep it up man! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by NostraD View Post

Would have been much easier and probably much less expensive to have DWood just laser cut you some custom backplates for your cards. He does very professional, high quality work. thumb.gif Typically no one really sees the blocks anyway due to mounting orientation...anyway, what a bummer. redface.gif

That was actually, initially, my plan but, Watercool had jumped up and said they could do it.

Keep in mind, this was April so, I expected them within 6 weeks...

I'm not angry about the delay...Just dissapointed because the only thing actually stopping me from finishing, is the water blocks. redface.gif

Learn and move on though, right?
post #155 of 188
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Some updates, as I promised...Not much but, it's something!


post #156 of 188
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Went to install the new core...3 bent pins.

3 bent pins in a BRAND NEW MOTHERBOARD.

My head is about to explode.
post #157 of 188
EVGA is going to fight you hard on that one...
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EVGA is going to fight you hard on that one...

Oh, we're already going at it...Believe me.

Them "We had 4/5 people inspect the product before it left our facility."

Not going to repeat what I said but, I've never bent a motherboard pin in my entire existence in this business and I won't be accused of doing so over the phone.

Very much think this is my last EVGA motherboard, ever.
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Did you get it directly from them? I received a Gigabyte board from Newegg with bent pins and they RMA'd it for me with a prepaid shipping label after enough arguing.
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post #160 of 188
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Did you get it directly from them? I received a Gigabyte board from Newegg with bent pins and they RMA'd it for me with a prepaid shipping label after enough arguing.

I ordered it directly from Newegg business.

Because I registered it, they're fighting with me about who's responsible for the replacement.

Basically, they're saying it's EVGA's fault and they've never opened it etc etc etc.

It's such a low serial # that, quite frankly, I don't believe them...Not only that but, the fight they're giving me over a motherboard, is pretty crazy.

My ultimate issue is that, if I return this to EVGA, they're going to charge me a bent pin fee...Ultimately, if they can't fix the 3 pins, I'm looking at THEIR retail cost of the motherboard...

Well, by the time I've shipped it, paid for the RMA and the fees, I might as well just have bought a new one at the dealer discount, anyway...So, I don't know what I'm going to do.

Newegg accepted the RMA ultimately but, I'm very weary, after the fight, to actually send this back to them...It doesn't feel like a victory.

On the phone with EVGA now (again) to see what can be done because this is ridiculous.
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