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Thanks so much for all the helpful responses! This is why OCN is my home forum.

Paypal has already held my funds (as some have mentioned) and I now have the option to deny the request and escalate it to a claim. Should I do that and provide what evidence I have (screenshots, private messages, delivery confirmation, etc) to Paypal?

I've also tried communicating with him and am awaiting his response.
    
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Intel spec is 1066 1.65v

Scam detected
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sounds like hes a noob killed the memory controler and now thinks its your fault. or he just wants his money back and is gona keep the chip and go hide
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Here is what I would do if I sold a CPU.

Massive amount of testing, see it's uppers and lowers and bench the hell out of it make sure it works, everything, perfectly. Then sell it and unless it is something so damn obvious that it was my fault then no return. It is too easy to kill a CPU if you don't know or even do know what you are doing.
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Sounds like a scam to me. Cpus don't fail very often unless seriously mistreated.
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Tell him it's been too long to return also. Tell him you will help with an rma with intel if needed...
It hasn't been too long paypal gives 45 days.
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post #27 of 209
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sounds like a motherboard issue
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Ditto...and a user issue as well.
agreed! well I'm gunna tell you this from experience take all the money you have in your PayPal account out or they are going to screw you over! I had sold a GTX285 to a guy through ebay the guy contacts me a week later stating the card wasn't what was listed.. I was like OK? Whatever no problem send it back and I'll refund your money after I verify my card with my EVGA account page and serial number... He sends me an old AGP card back then opens a dispute when I refuse to refund his money.. Paypal and Ebay sided with this doucher and refunded him is money stating I had no proof... So here I am out $200.00 bucks and no card.... That's the reason I always keep my PayPal balance at $0.00 so they can't screw me over again.....
post #28 of 209
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Thanks so much for all the helpful responses! This is why OCN is my home forum.

Paypal has already held my funds (as some have mentioned) and I now have the option to deny the request and escalate it to a claim. Should I do that and provide what evidence I have (screenshots, private messages, delivery confirmation, etc) to Paypal?

I've also tried communicating with him and am awaiting his response.
Yes with all the evidence... also point out that the core i7 is rated for memory speeds of 1333MHz and below and with him trying to run it at 1600MHz he has used it incorrectly and has therefor voided any "warranty" he has.
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post #29 of 209
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Thanks so much for all the helpful responses! This is why OCN is my home forum.

Paypal has already held my funds (as some have mentioned) and I now have the option to deny the request and escalate it to a claim. Should I do that and provide what evidence I have (screenshots, private messages, delivery confirmation, etc) to Paypal?

I've also tried communicating with him and am awaiting his response.
You might as well because if you don't he will.You can't win so I would just tell him to return it.
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MR.x: hurp durp wat is VTT....durrr i'll set it to 2.5v cuz i like that number

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