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new motherboard arrived with a damaged box

post #1 of 8
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hi guys, i just got a new motherboard delivered and one of the corners of the box is damaged a fair bit

the plastic cover is a little broken on that corner as well

it looks like it has been dropped somewhere along the line, should i send it be to be replaced?
post #2 of 8
I would. Affects your resale value if you have a jacked up box. Whos the retailer?
 
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post #3 of 8
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PC Case Gear, they're usually pretty good about stuff like this

im worried that something may have been damaged on the motherboad
post #4 of 8
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ok, so this motherboard is now out of stock with no ETA

should i be concerned about the fact that it has been dropped?

it was jammed inside another box containing a h80i and a few other things, with no bubble rap etc

the corner of the box it was packaged in has signs of being dropped as well




post #5 of 8
check the board very closely if it's damaged, if it's not, i would not bother.
post #6 of 8
Its probably fine but deep down it would always annoy me, and I would probably return it.

Your new item should be perfect, and if not the price should reflect that.

Some retailers do advanced replacements, worth checking.
post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
its all good, they're getting them back in a few days

thanks guys
post #8 of 8
Thread Starter 
thats better biggrin.gif

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