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I bought my Extreme 3 970 MB open box from newegg. I had on issue, but it was user error. wink.gif It's been running 24/7 for a good bit now, very solid. No OC though since it is a server.

Oh yeah, mine was new. They warranty seal was still in tact. All parts were in the box. My problem was I dropped a screw behing the MB, so it was making contact between the MB and case. One I got the loose screw out of the case, all was fine.

I think I saved $50 or so dollars.
Edited by Biscuits_N_Gravy - 7/6/13 at 4:01pm
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post #22 of 24
dunno about that. if you can wait it out, keep an eye on the for sale thread here or EVGA forums. there has to be something in that budget with accessories and helping a fellow overclocker thumb.gif

as for buying from newegg? email them and ask if it comes with the IO sheild. I bought a EVGA board from them open box and came with IO...
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I went ahead and bought the Extreme6 from ebay. Lets see how it goes
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UPDATE: Bought the board, will be shipped on Monday. Contacted ASRock and asked them about replacement I/O shield. If not, I have a guy in town that could machine one for me (3D printer is awesome)
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