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ASUS Maximus V Formula Socket 1155 -- Error Code 55 HELP

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So I recently purchased the ASUS Maximus V Formula 1155 board from Newegg and it came with probably 3 bent pins. I straightened the pins with a toothpick and plopped on my 3770k and XSPC Raystorm watercooling block and 8gb of ram (2x4gb) that was Corsair 1330mhz RAM on the qualified vendors list or whatever for that board.

I got my loop working and finally turned my PC on only to find that the board was throwing the Q code error 55 which means that "ram is not detected" or something similar. I tried both sticks of RAM one at a time in all different slots as well as both sticks in in different configurations. No luck, same error. This RAM I know is good as I used it in my previous build.

So I started the RMA process with Newegg. They got it, and denied the RMA saying I had damaged the pins. Bullpoopy! I called them and was rudely told the same thing.

They're sending it back now and I'm wondering how in the world do I fix this thing because I'm not going to get it replaced.
post #2 of 16
Only thing you can do now is contact Asus and see if they want to help or try and see if there are more bend pins and bend them back.

The thing is though, if done wrong you could also damage your CPU.

I would first contact Asus.
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55 is a memory error, try other memory first or reseat your CPU.
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It's crazy how Newegg or Mobo Manufactures don't think the pins could be bent any other way, but the owner. They need to cover it or add a simple add on warranty for it
Edited by PatrickCrowely - 12/27/12 at 7:20pm
 
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I talked to ASUS and they said they might cover it. After Newegg sends me the board back I'm sending it to them (racking up more exspenses in shipping for me of course) and hoping for the best. Honestly my experience with Newegg has been lest than stellar and I only switched from my norm distributer of Tiger Direct that has given me no problems for an extra $10 off the board.

Edit: Tigerdirect also has never made me pay for return shipping either
Edited by PeaKay - 12/27/12 at 11:26pm
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I talked to ASUS and they said they might cover it. After Newegg sends me the board back I'm sending it to them (racking up more exspenses in shipping for me of course) and hoping for the best. Honestly my experience with Newegg has been lest than stellar and I only switched from my norm distributer of Tiger Direct that has given me no problems for an extra $10 off the board.
Edit: Tigerdirect also has never made me pay for return shipping either

Newegg for the last couple of yrs has walked over it's customer due to it being the giant. Sure they were the giant two years ago also, but now they're full of themselves I figure. I hope things work out for you! thumb.gif
 
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post #7 of 16
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Finally got the board back from Newegg, waiting on asus to process my RMA.

That is what my socket looks like, 1 pin that's slightly bent and another that appears to be missing its head. I don't understand how newegg could think I broke 1 pin that isn't even on the edge myself
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it actually happens a lot, can happen during install or whatever.

IMO somtimes companies design things so that the user breaks them easily, its called making money. So moving the pins from the CPU to the motherboard did two great things for Intel. First it cost the cost of their pins(are are gold plated), and it also reduced their RMAs. For motherboard manufacturers, it increased costs and RMAs, go Intel!!! Just like your B3/B2 P67 thing with SATA, Intel's loves motherboard makers lol.

Anyways most mobo makers cover it if 1 or 2 are bent, you can even check the pins yourself, they could be shorting other pins. if they are ground or VCC you can even get rid of them in most cases, you can also try to bend it back with the tip of a mechanical pencil
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Business these days can be pretty damn crooked. I've bent back the bent ones properly but there still remains one that looks like as if the head of the pin was broken off and thus not ever going to make contact. I looked at a pin out list and it is pin SB_DQ[17], a ddr3 pin.
Edited by PeaKay - 1/6/13 at 10:16am
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yea ur gonna need a new socket.
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