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post #21 of 37
well, sorry for what happened but damn,

intel tried to make installing a cpu foolproof.
just line up the notches and it'll be fine
there should be no reason why one needs to apply force, it just plops into place lol.
call asus, liek you said. if they cannot do anything, then try to fix it. until then, it's just junk. what can you lose?
    
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post #22 of 37
Did this with my p55 FTW by dropping the CPU on the scket bending about 15 pins! Took me a magnifying glass, a needle, and a ton of time but it booted once I felt all the pins were back in the right spot. I didn't actually knock any pins off though so maybe that's why yours will not work. Try bending them again with a lot of patience this time and see if that works.

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post #23 of 37
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I'll give them a call tomorrow. There is no way I could fix it myself so if they don't fix it I'll have to buy a new one.
A friend of mine in NY screwed his pins on his R3G.

The idiot (whom I'm sure will read this and yell at me later for telling) tried to put a i7-875K into that board. "Dude, I locked my cpu in, installed the cooler, and its not working! wth????".

Asus replaced the socket for 60$ (not including shipping and laughing).

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Spoke to newegg and they said they can't replace it. Then called asus and they want $130 for a new board.
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post #25 of 37
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Spoke to newegg and they said they can't replace it. Then called asus and they want $130 for a new board.
Sounds about right.

Your board is borked, either try to fix it yourself or pay the man.
 
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I'm talking to newegg again, telling them that I think I got a open box instead of what I paid for. Lets see what happens.
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for the price you pay for those boards with military grade this and durable that the cpu pins are pathetic like wth are you paying good money for?.
    
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The guy just told me this:
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Thank you. In this case, I need to file a damaged claim on your behalf. Please note that it will take 3-5 business days for the claim to process. Would you prefer a refund or a replacement?
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I'm talking to newegg again, telling them that I think I got a open box instead of what I paid for. Lets see what happens.
Fraud much?
    
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Just a little, they said they filed a claim to UPS. If it goes through they will refund my money in 3-5 days and I'll then buy a Rampage III Extreme. If not my opinion is to get a new Rampage III Formula for $130 from asus.
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