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post #11 of 46
I can guarantee that's what deep sixed my mom's Asus G50VT-X5. But since it isn't an HP or Dell or Apple they probably won't accept the claim.
post #12 of 46
My buddy had a $1200 HP. The replacement for his HP laptop is a <$300 Compaq Presario CQ50 - a severely outdated model which is actually worse than his original laptop (which has since stopped working entirely).

If his old laptop were working today it would be a mid range system, but they replace it with a discontinued budget system... makes no sense at all!
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post #13 of 46
I don't have my receipt anymore. frown.gif

I wonder if I can call Best Buy. How long to they retain a list of customer's purchases?
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My dads laptop has an 8600m GT ... runs with no issues.
I can even OC it and still get decent temps and no artifacts/errors.
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I'm still riding an 8400M GS in one of my laptops. It's hot, but it gets the job done smile.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Killam0n;12076588 
The NVIDIA GPU Litigation Home Page http://www.nvidiasettlement.com/


Read more here: http://hothardware.com/News/NVIDIA-Begins-Accepting-Defective-GPU-Claims/

For anyone wondering, What actually caused the fault was the solder points on the chips - the BGA solder would fail to form a connection over some time from expanding and contracting with the heat the chips produced. You could re-flow the chips and they would work again, sometimes for a short while or some times for years. Bottom line manufacturing defects caused the failures.

Now if I can only find my proof of purchase for my hpdv2000... ahhhh that receipt is long gone, nice job nvidia you just out lasted my receipt, so I doubt I can file a claim now. This would have been helpful 3-4 years ago.
If you've ever contacted your OEM, you can use that as proof. I've got 6 warranty claims that I'm using as proof and their hotline states it's acceptable as long as it shows that your product was in Warranty during that time period.

The only thing that sucks though is that the HP replacement laptop is a cheap ass Compaq laptop. I kid you not when I say that it's an downgrade to my current laptop and I'm trying to see if I can actually get something similar to my current laptop.
Quote:
Originally Posted by TehStone;12077911 
My buddy had a $1200 HP. The replacement for his HP laptop is a <$300 Compaq Presario CQ50 - a severely outdated model which is actually worse than his original laptop (which has since stopped working entirely).

If his old laptop were working today it would be a mid range system, but they replace it with a discontinued budget system... makes no sense at all!

I know the feeling. I paid $1100 for mine and it's a 17" DV9 series with an Turion TL-60 and the replacement is that bloody compaq. I'm still waiting to hear back on if I can actually get what was originally promised which is a laptop of similar size and value.
Edited by KamuiRSX - 1/20/11 at 8:56am
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post #17 of 46
had an m1330. dont have the receipt anymore. frown.gif

baked it a few times but its ultimately dead.
post #18 of 46
My laptop does not turn on anymore. I wonder if that will be an issue.
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This gives me deja vu after the xbox 360 RROD thing a while back. The exact same issue!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Scorpii;12078926 
This gives me deja vu after the xbox 360 RROD thing a while back. The exact same issue!

And the PS3's YLOD. Lead free solder seems pretty crappy.
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