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post #1 of 24
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I just received my MSI gtx 470 back from newegg, they wouldn't RMA it since I removed the UPC off the box....

Anyways they didn't return the driver cd, which really stinks since I have all the other packaging and accessories. I would contact newegg live chat but I know they are going to say they are responsible for lost / damaged items...

newegg, this is strike two.
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post #2 of 24
Drivers on the CD are probably outdated, you don't want those.
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lets see...
This may help you...
    
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Rma it via msi. You don't need the box for that. Also the drivers on the cd were outdated so nobody would use them anyway.
    
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post #5 of 24
You're supposed to download drivers online...
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post #6 of 24
I don't even know WHY vendors still bother to send cd's with drivers on them. I guess it was relevant back in the day on 98 but is there such a use for them anymore? The drivers are always outdated anyways.
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post #7 of 24
You can find the latest ones online, no need to use those outdated drivers that they send.
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post #8 of 24
No one even uses the driver CD for two reasons.

1: The drivers on the CD are outdated and will provide worse performance over the ones you can EASILY download online.

2: Windows 7 makes these CD's obsolete anyway, since it installs drivers automatically.

Can't believe it's "strike two" because they didn't include a driver CD. What did they do before? Spell your name wrong on the shipping label?
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post #9 of 24
I see you have internet access. Go to Nvidia.com and download the drivers.
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post #10 of 24
People on slow internet probably use the driver CDs.
Yes, people do still use dialup + DSL.
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