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So I bought this board off a member here and it just arrived this afternoon. I pulled it out of its box and what do I find? A bunch of socket pins are all bent out of place! Is this repairable or do I work to get my money back?

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post #2 of 48
Unless that's how it was described in his FS thread. I would return it, asking for $ back + shipping money.
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Well looking at the thread again it says its registered with XFX for a lifetime warranty, but I don't think it would cover physical damage like this.
    
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post #4 of 48
It should. Just tell them you don't know how it happened.

If it were me, though, I would use a toothpick and try to put them back into place first.

I've actually had some pins look like that on me before, and the board still worked fine.
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Well looking at the thread again it says its registered with XFX for a lifetime warranty, but I don't think it would cover physical damage like this.
Nope. They will deny the RMA. I would try and get your money back. That is complete BS if you didn't know about it.
    
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IMO thats beyond repair. I would ask the seller to refund your money. Thats not right at all.
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post #7 of 48
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Well looking at the thread again it says its registered with XFX for a lifetime warranty, but I don't think it would cover physical damage like this.
u should post the sale thread in this thread.
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post #9 of 48
Well have you tried PMing the seller before posting this thread?

If I were you, I would try that first, and give him a chance to help you resolve the issue. Now, you risk ruining his name before he has a chance to fix it.

He may or may not have screwed you over, but it's always best to attempt to settle the matter privately before going public.

Just my
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Well have you tried PMing the seller before posting this thread?

If I were you, I would try that first, and give him a chance to help you resolve the issue. Now, you risk ruining his name before he has a chance to fix it.

He may or may not have screwed you over, but it's always best to attempt to settle the matter privately before going public.

Just my
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