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I got the Asus Maximus Formula ordered yesterday for $130. From my understanding they are not coming with the sound card. Everyone that gets one w/o a sound card please call newegg and argue it. Say that if you were to buy a rechargeable wireless mouse and receive it without the charger it would be useless and how this is a similar situation. THat is what I am planning to do.
Its a lost cause. They sell them at a discount ($125 off just for the P5E!) with the understanding that it might not come with all the accesorries. I asked them the same thing about an I/O shield. I then argued with ASUS customer service about getting an I/O shield. They eventually just stopped responding to my request. They kept giving me the same answer, go to the ASUS estore. Well the estore didnt have what I needed!
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post #22 of 37
You might want the cables you get with a non-open-box item... from the egg:

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If you purchase an Open-Box product you will receive an OEM BAREBONE item, meaning you will only receive the item itself. Accessories are NOT INCLUDED with Open-Box products, even if the missing accessory is required for the item to function properly.
    
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post #23 of 37
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I am seriously looking into getting one of these Asus X38 boards (P5E or the Maximus) that are open box, from Newegg. Are they worth it, and has anyone here already purchased one and got it working properly?

Here is the link for the two mobo's.

edit: i have purchased OB from Newegg before ,but it wasnt this expensive so i am little sketchy on it
I've ordered tons of open box items from Newegg and have yet to encounter a problem. If you ever have an issue, you still have a money back guarantee.
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post #24 of 37
forget it then, I'm not buying any DFI open box products since i don't have spare sound cards or NB coolers. I won't take the chance.
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post #25 of 37
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Well just a side slightly off topic question, but would it be to replace your mars?

well i am trying to RMA it and those tech support guys wont issue me an RMA number. they keep trying to trouble shoot. but i think eventually they will come around and give me one........i hope
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post #26 of 37
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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
I got the Asus Maximus Formula ordered yesterday for $130. From my understanding they are not coming with the sound card. Everyone that gets one w/o a sound card please call newegg and argue it. Say that if you were to buy a rechargeable wireless mouse and receive it without the charger it would be useless and how this is a similar situation. THat is what I am planning to do.

Let me know how that works out so I can do the same if i need to
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post #27 of 37
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Let me know how that works out so I can do the same if i need to
don't worry. I will put up a fight. I might even record the conversation and post it. I will enjoy this. I have had experience with technical support before
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post #28 of 37
Mine came with everything, except for the "Overclocking Guide" in my last open box purchase. LOL
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post #29 of 37
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oh by the way. i called Newegg after the price of the Maximus increased from $129 to $169 this morning. the newegg rep. said they wouldnt honor the lower price and i kept badgering as to why not and he finally said he would knock off $20 if i email the order number.
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post #30 of 37
I bought an open box video card from Newegg. After it arrived and I plugged it in, it had tons of artifacts. Turns out that someone had tried unlocking some pipes on it and fried it in the process and returned it. Getting an RMA number was easy and they gave me a 100% refund (even shipping).
     
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