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My mobo died, the one in my sig, now I appear to still be under warranty judging by the date on the back of it. First off I already decided to try out intel once my financial aid comes in, I have already sold the cpu, and lastly, this would be my THIRD RMA with this board. Plus I don't know how but one of the audio jacks on the board is chipped, I'm afraid that after having paid to ship it off that MSI will think that I am the reason the board died.
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post #2 of 13
RMA the board then sell the board and CPU as a combo. Its worth A shot
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post #3 of 13
Do you plan on selling it? Unless you want to use it yourself, you have little chance of selling an AM3 board.
I wouldn't
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@Shake, I already sold and shipped off the cpu, the only reason for selling the cpu and switching to intel was beacuse of the board dying.
@Legonut, I figure there probably isn't too much money in sellling the board, I won't use it myself either. I'd be more than willing to just give it to someone to RMA themselves though.
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post #5 of 13
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@Shake, I already sold and shipped off the cpu, the only reason for selling the cpu and switching to intel was beacuse of the board dying.
@Legonut, I figure there probably isn't too much money in sellling the board, I won't use it myself either. I'd be more than willing to just give it to someone to RMA themselves though.

If your giving it away I'll take it biggrin.gif
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If your giving it away I'll take it biggrin.gif

If you want to pay to have it shipped, last time ups charged me around 30 something, not sure what the post office flat rate would be.
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

If you want to pay to have it shipped, last time ups charged me around 30 something, not sure what the post office flat rate would be.

Should be able to fit it in a medium flat rate box, like $10-$15 or so I think.
post #8 of 13
Is this the board you overclocked on and a VRM blew? haha yeah RMA it and sell it.
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Yes Socks, that is the one indeed. But I just feel as if I may not be able to sell it for very much given that it is known to be a poor overclocker and frying itself.
Jdave, I'll look around my place and see if I can find a flat rate box, if you are serious about wanting it, I don't know what MSI will say about the chipped audio jack if you send it in. Some thermal paste also got in a ram slot today after removing my antec kuhler. Just trying to give as much info as I can so nothing can bite me in the ass. The board was manufactured in jan 2010, so it is still covered for parts and labor.
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post #10 of 13
You know what I just looked at the specs and really wouldn't be worth it to pay $15 shipping then another $15 to ship it to msi. Thanks anyways though.
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