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I spoke with ASUS today, they found a Maximus II Formula-

Supervisor said it would work perfectly, and not look like the one in the photo's-

I sent them the Fedex Tracking # ... they're cross-shipping it-

(fingers-crossed)
these old 775 ROG boards are getting rarer and rarer these days....I would have told you to keep it & cut your losses if that was a REX...good luck getting one of those RMA'ed these days
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Does the motherboard work?

The picture of the pins look fine to me, it's too unclear for me to tell if anything is bent. So what a screw isn't screwed in? That would take only 10 seconds to fix (in fact you're better off replacing the thermal paste/tape because every manufacturer sucks at putting it on). Lastly, who cares if it's warped a little bit. In no way does this affect the quality or performance of the motherboard. Once you screw it in to the case it would be fine.
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You cant tell just from this image that the board is warped? I wouldnt accept that all.
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You cant tell just from this image that the board is warped? I wouldnt accept that all.
Did you even read what I said?

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Does the motherboard work?

The picture of the pins look fine to me, it's too unclear for me to tell if anything is bent. So what a screw isn't screwed in? That would take only 10 seconds to fix (in fact you're better off replacing the thermal paste/tape because every manufacturer sucks at putting it on). Lastly, who cares if it's warped a little bit. In no way does this affect the quality or performance of the motherboard. Once you screw it in to the case it would be fine.
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post #54 of 62
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who cares if it's warped a little bit?
After looking at that image, you're saying that's only a little bit?
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post #55 of 62
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on the more positive side it is an easy fix for both,should you be denied an rma.
All thats needed is a screw(m3 or m4 machine thread) for the sink plus tweezers and a soldering iron for the cap,though its pretty much a certainty you got to remove the cpu socket.i hope you get your rma.
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Does the motherboard work?

The picture of the pins look fine to me, it's too unclear for me to tell if anything is bent. So what a screw isn't screwed in? That would take only 10 seconds to fix (in fact you're better off replacing the thermal paste/tape because every manufacturer sucks at putting it on). Lastly, who cares if it's warped a little bit. In no way does this affect the quality or performance of the motherboard. Once you screw it in to the case it would be fine.
Wow who are these people -"use a soldering iron" on a consumer product that you bought? Last I remembered even DIY computer kits the actual components themselves did not require assembly.

I can see screwing something down, but "oh just solder that capacitor in the socket" seems to be quite a stretch.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
Does the motherboard work?

The picture of the pins look fine to me, it's too unclear for me to tell if anything is bent. So what a screw isn't screwed in? That would take only 10 seconds to fix (in fact you're better off replacing the thermal paste/tape because every manufacturer sucks at putting it on). Lastly, who cares if it's warped a little bit. In no way does this affect the quality or performance of the motherboard. Once you screw it in to the case it would be fine.
I could live with everything wrong with the board except for the cpu socket-

ASUS said to expect delivery of a new board this friday (the board in the photo has been fedex'd back)-
Edited by cr1 - 3/2/11 at 7:25pm
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Hope the new board is in better shape than the last one you just shipped back! That thing is crazy!
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post #58 of 62
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I just got the replacement from ASUS for the 1st RMA they sent:

It's 100% better, I suppose the board warps slightly due to the large heatsink...

All-in-all, this looks like a great board!!

FIRST RMA (SENT BACK)



REPLACEMENT



FIRST RMA (SENT BACK)



REPLACEMENT



FIRST RMA (SENT BACK)



REPLACEMENT


Edited by cr1 - 3/4/11 at 10:20am
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post #59 of 62
Awesome dude, there we go ASUS.
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lucky! my board doesnt look as badass as yours xD
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