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post #1 of 10
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hey guys, just bought a new X58 classified 3 . Started building my machine a few days ago. I noticed the large heat sinc/fan in the center was crooked. I guess i can live with the looks ,and my friend said not to worry about it. I was Just wondering if i should be worried? Is this normal??? I am kinda dissapointed in the quailty !( if thats the case and its just crooked) I spent alot of GD money on this board , i expected better???? Thought i was buying the best???

Also it was the first thing i noticed ,when i pulled it out of the box!! So i know the person who put it together noticed!!!!!! Its such a good looking board ,that crooked part sticks out like a sore thumb. My friend who has alot more experience , he said it was fine, just wondering if this is standard practice on Evga products poor quality control (IF SOO) I will take my buisness elsewhere, because the next thing i am picking up is two GTX 580,s . I refuse two spend a thousand dollars , and get poorly built parts!!! Just a little dissapointed !!!
Scratch that!!! if this is quality issue ( IM VERY DISSAPOINTED)


Edited by MIKEVALL - 2/6/11 at 8:31pm
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I say.. check evga.
There motherboards are great..however... imo.. since shamino split, things went idk..
Anyways..
Just check on it @evga... and see whats up.. cause if you end up RMA the board for any reason.. they will do there usual checks.. then see a crooked heatsink.. and be like.. hmmm.. charge him for this... or that..
But I may be wrong though they might just overlook it and be like.. oh.. RMA this puppy.
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post #3 of 10
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You know , i worry about that ! but there is obviously no dammage , Like banging it or dropping it. It came out of the box tweeked. I plan on firing it up in a few days. I posted on there forums as well. I just hope it works ok. Has anyone else ever got one with a crooked sinc?????

For the record, it looks more warped than anything! There is no damage what so ever.



Edited by MIKEVALL - 2/6/11 at 4:55am
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Return it if you feel like its not worth the money, i never feel evga is a great company since some of their product is questionable at best like evga power boost...........

Unless you are a extreme overclockers and dont mind blowing a grand or two LN2 things there are other brand out there with lower price. Their gtx580 is just a reference card.
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post #5 of 10
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Well i hope it will work fine ( good temps and all) I posted on there forums , and seems like this is a major issue with evga products. Kinda of sad that you buy a nearly 400$ motherboard and the heat sinc it crooked?? Really cheesey in my book,i will have to rethink giving them my business in the future.
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post #6 of 10
Call up their tech support and ask them if the heat sink is supposed to be straight.

I doubt it will affect anything but it would be annoying.
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I remember the heatsink on my e760 was crooked as well. Didn't affect anything.
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I remember someone else's 4 way classy that looked like that, I think evga said that it was supposed to be that way so that nothing got damaged in shipping.

Have you tried simply bending it back? Or maybe taking it off the board, making it straight, and reattaching it?
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EVGA poor quality, no way,...... /sarcasm

while the evga classy is a good board its quality is still ehh.
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I remember someone else's 4 way classy that looked like that, I think evga said that it was supposed to be that way so that nothing got damaged in shipping.

Have you tried simply bending it back? Or maybe taking it off the board, making it straight, and reattaching it?
Yeah i posted on there forums, it seems to be a common problem. I swear it doesnt look bent , it looks warped. Most people said they bent it back in shape pretty easy . I could understand if it was a shipping thing but just looks like it came that way! Kinda cheesy!!!!
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