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is it worth it to get a advance replacment for my asus z87 rog hero from newegg.com ?

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I accidentally broke one of the locks on the pci lanes on my asus z87 rog hero when removing a graphic card the motherboard is still with in the 30 day replacement window from newegg.com . if you were me would you get the motherboard replaced ?
    
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is it worth the hassle of having to remount and install every thing ?
    
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Many warranties will not cover physical damage.
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if the pci-e lane is still working correctly i wouldnt even bother.
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Originally Posted by orndorf77 View Post

I accidentally broke one of the locks on the pci lanes on my asus z87 rog hero when removing a graphic card the motherboard is still with in the 30 day replacement window from newegg.com . if you were me would you get the motherboard replaced ?

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Originally Posted by orndorf77 View Post

is it worth the hassle of having to remount and install every thing ?

No. Absolutely not worth the hassle. If anything, it makes removing the GPU(s) much more convenient than having Ninja fingers to push on the clips/locks.
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Many warranties will not cover user-inflicted physical damage.

 

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And wont you have windows install hassals changing motherboards?
post #8 of 17
No because he already has the operating system installed and changing to another same motherboard will not require a reinstallation of windows.
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No because he already has the operating system installed and changing to another same motherboard will not require a reinstallation of windows.

Thanks for the heads up. thumb.gif
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I suspect newegg doesn't normally take user damaged hardware back
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