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Poll Results: Was the SSD Shipped Okay or Should It Have Had More Packaging?

 
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post #51 of 174
Nothing wrong with that shipping. biggrin.gif
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post #52 of 174
Shipping is fine. The packaging itself is designed to be shipped.

Besides, SSDs are metal enclosures... it would take a more than a basebat to damage it in packaging.
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post #53 of 174
Would you like me to send you a non dented box? lol.
post #54 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kiggold View Post

Well technically I have no clue if it works or not. As I previously mentioned, I am not building this computer till tomorrow, so time will tell.
This may sound odd to OCNers, or maybe perfectly normal, but here it goes. I save all my boxes. I "show them off" so when you enter my home and office, you can see what I have purchased. I have them on shelves, bookcases, corners, etc. I even have a bookcase just dedicated to my watercooling parts!
It's also a good conversation starter, especially for people who are not familiar with computer parts (A motherboard? What's that?) So, in this case, the SSD box is dented, and will not look good on my shelf.
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Originally Posted by Adonis View Post

If its dented, this its not new.. Its damaged, you pay for the box just as much as the SSD.

lol...

That girl has pointy elbows....no thanks. Sorry, just popped in my head
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

Nothing wrong with that shipping. biggrin.gif

agreed
 
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post #55 of 174
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Originally Posted by Adonis View Post

If its dented, this its not new.. Its damaged, you pay for the box just as much as the SSD.

You, and this thread, are making me facepalm.

So if someone puts a SSD in that box and drops the box on the floor, causing a very small dent in the box, the SSD is all of a sudden not new? Are you insane?

SSD's have a shock resistance rating of over 1000G's. I'm no scientist, but slightly denting a box with an SSD inside is not going to cause a 1000G+ impact. I'm sorry.
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post #56 of 174
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Originally Posted by von rottes View Post

And a few cut boxes from the idiots using a box cutter when a box clearly states "do not open with sharp object" rolleyes.gif
Boxes, I work with them all day, they are there to CONTAIN and PROTECT the contents.
that's it.

I swear I hate that the worst. When I used to keep all my CD's/DVD's in DVD binders I always had to go in the back and open up a new box myself since for some reason some idiot would always cut the box open with a box cutter and cut THROUGH the binders, I meany really... that is truly unacceptable.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Adonis View Post

If its dented, this its not new.. Its damaged, you pay for the box just as much as the SSD.

If the item IN the box is dented, then no, it isn't new. But the box isn't the item you're buying. The box AND packaging have done their job to protect whats INSIDE them.
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Originally Posted by Kiggold View Post

This may sound odd to OCNers, or maybe perfectly normal, but here it goes. I save all my boxes. I "show them off" so when you enter my home and office, you can see what I have purchased. I have them on shelves, bookcases, corners, etc. I even have a bookcase just dedicated to my watercooling parts!
It's also a good conversation starter, especially for people who are not familiar with computer parts (A motherboard? What's that?) So, in this case, the SSD box is dented, and will not look good on my shelf.

Oh lordy. rolleyes.gif
post #57 of 174
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

You, and this thread, are making me facepalm.
So if someone puts a SSD in that box and drops the box on the floor, causing a very small dent in the box, the SSD is all of a sudden not new? Are you insane?
SSD's have a shock resistance rating of over 1000G's. I'm no scientist, but slightly denting a box with an SSD inside is not going to cause a 1000G+ impact. I'm sorry.

You never know....
post #58 of 174
Wow holy cow! Was it newegg USA or Canada. I order a pair of Samsung h3000 Bluetooth headphones and the package was no more then two of your ssd box size in lengths and they ended up packaging it in a huge box and tones of syraphone peanuts to keep it for bouncing around. All that for $30 headphones. It was from new egg Canada. I wonder maybe they doing things all backwards at there shipping center. I mean your ssd should have came in the box by headphones came in. I feel for ya bro!

PS: my shipping was free as well.

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post #59 of 174
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You never know....

Oh but you do...lol. Simple physics. lol
Edited by deafboy - 6/9/12 at 4:45pm
 
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post #60 of 174
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

You, and this thread, are making me facepalm.
So if someone puts a SSD in that box and drops the box on the floor, causing a very small dent in the box, the SSD is all of a sudden not new? Are you insane?
SSD's have a shock resistance rating of over 1000G's. I'm no scientist, but slightly denting a box with an SSD inside is not going to cause a 1000G+ impact. I'm sorry.

Aren't normal HDD's when powered off "safe" up to like 100G?
Space shuttle lift off is only 2-3G's rolleyes.gif
Car wrecks are about the same

As for keeping boxes...
I keep all my packages, to store the item when/if it get "retired"
Also, retail packaging helps with the resell of an item.


EDIT:
I just remember this, the box my HAF 912 came in.... the access holes on the sides were ripped due to some one using them as handles....
and this was a in-store pick-up at my local microcenter....and I still payed $59 for it...
I should have gotten it for open-box price atleast....right?!?!?
ROFL
Edited by von rottes - 6/9/12 at 4:52pm
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