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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by dr/owned View Post

So, from the RMA Status:

"Sales/RMA NG buffer for repair run"

Any guesses? biggrin.gif I can't imagine they're going to try repairing a burned PCB and blown out vreg.
What a joke wink.gif If a board is burned surely all traces leading up to it are severed (or maybe the traces did survive but the board is just burned)
Who knows if they return a burnt board? If they did. COMPLAIN! tongue.gif
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I have heard this happens to cards once they hit their teenage years and have been hanging out with a bad crowd...
   
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I have heard this happens to cards once they hit their teenage years and have been hanging out with a bad crowd...
Surely you jest tongue.gif
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post #15 of 17
did you ever get the board back? my motherboard is at MSI right now in Sales/RMA NG buffer for repair run what ever that is...? just curious... did they send you a different one? did you ever get out of that status?
post #16 of 17
I had the same "Sales/RMA NG buffer for repair run" status on my RMA so I called MSI tech support and they advised that my board was replaced. redface.gif

This is what they emailed me as well:

Sales/RMA NG buffer for repair run means the board is bad.

Service & Support Division
Edited by zerodann - 7/30/13 at 3:15pm
post #17 of 17
I just got the board back and its bran new! Only issue was i was a dumb ass and lapped the cpu before it got here.... NOT knowing the CPU also was taken out with the old board and AMD will NOT warrenty lapped cpu's lol so now tmw im upgradeing from the burnt fx8120 to the fx8350... After i pulled some cash out of my A$$ today restoring an old car...
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