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well if some of u remember i posted here yesterday asking what the idffernce between OEM and BOX was. i ordered the OEM infinity and it came today (the next day!) but unfortunately i see why it is called open box. i guess someone returned it? a Fan blade on the fan that came with it, is broken off.. so one fan blade on it is missing. and the fan blade adjacent to that broken fan blade is half way broken off.. as in its literally hanging.... so i guess the person sent it back to newegg cuz they saw the fan blades were broken or newegg broke it on the way to me? i think it was returned though because it came with a box instructions and everything.. also, when i check my order on newegg it shows that it shipped from their "Refurbish warehouse" so i guess it was a returned item. i have two more items that are coming in tomorrow (which my newegg order status shows being shipped by a different warehouse; one that doesnt have the word 'refurbish' in it!): Arctic Silver-5 and a SILVERSTONE FM121.. my question is:

should i keep what they sent me since i got it for 37 dollars (20 dollars cheaper than it is new on newegg) and since ive got a silverstone FM121 coming in tomorrow? i guess i could do that but i was kinda looking forward to using the fan that came with the infinity to replace the stock exhasut fan in my case.. *sigh*.. or should i let them know the fan blade was broken and demand a new one at the same price?? any suggestions? what do u guys think?
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I would send it back and say it is broken.
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post #3 of 19
or id send them an email, or call them, asking for some kind of reinburstment for the fan, that way you can keep the hs, and use the silverstone at a fraction of the price! or you cna ask them for another silverstone.. lol
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post #4 of 19
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I would send it back and say it is broken.
i understand that, but do u think theyll give me a new fan or will they give me a new fan AND heatsink? im wondering because i paid 38 dollars for an OEM which is obviously broken and if they arent willing to give me a brand new one wihtout charging me extra im thinking about just tossing the scythe fan and using the silverstone.. i was going to use the silverstone on the infinity anyway
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or you cna ask them for another silverstone.. lol
LOL hell yea i like the thought of that the most!!! you think theyd actualy do that for me though.. im going to call and see wht they can do.. should i admit i bought the OEM one or should i try to snake my way through it and "imply" i bought the box one?
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post #6 of 19
If you have a silverstone on the way keep it, and just call and ask for some sort of compensation, whether it be 10 dollar giftcard or something snazzy
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or should i let them know the fan blade was broken and demand a new one at the same price?? any suggestions? what do u guys think?
Do that. Can't hurt can it? Just get them to send out a new fan for it. Take pictures and send them too. Fight the man
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post #8 of 19
if it's gonna be thrown off of it anyways...I wouldn't even bother.
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post #9 of 19
@ leimrod
also good idea...ask for a new one, i mean, whats the worst tha tcould happen, them say no?
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post #10 of 19
It doesnt worth to send it back and wait for another one to come, since there is a killer silverst. on the way just leave it.
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