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It's truly a shame. I wouldn't worry too much though. You will get your computer fixed, and you will be able to use it. It all comes down to how long you plan on keeping it. If that video card keeps you good for another year or so, I'd just update it then, even though it will break your warranty.
I don't really mind breaking the warranty for upgrades, I just want a working computer to start with... Ahwell, I'll see tomorrow! Really need some sleep now, thanks a bunch all!


edit: they use a pc-builder thingy, you select all the parts, they put it together... and I got the stock cooler aswell.
Edited by Shinhidora - 2/22/11 at 5:48pm
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That is ridiculous. Never in my entire life have I seen companies putting seals on a computer. Just unbelievable.
emachines, dell, frys, ive seen the warranty stickers on those three atleast.

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Originally Posted by Shinhidora View Post
I don't really mind breaking the warranty for upgrades, I just want a working computer to start with... Ahwell, I'll see tomorrow! Really need some sleep now, thanks a bunch all!


edit: they use a pc-builder thingy, you select all the parts, they put it together... and I got the stock cooler aswell.

breaking a warranty should be related to you modifying your gpu's heatsink, or doing a vdroop mod. not simply opening your case. thats ludacris. PLUS, whos to say those parts that are under warranty can be warranty repaired by you, and not that third party company? i would first install ubuntu (for the sake of wiping a drive in a different file system format), then demand a refund.

Look what intel puts i7 950 as max safe temp, 67.9 degrees c. so right off the bat they sold you a product which is out of oem recommended operating specifications.
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post #43 of 53
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Status update: Windows doesn't boot at all anymore, due to fatal hardware error...
If I go into the BIOS and check the cpu temp, it is 50C (right after boot) and the mobo temp is 30C.

I've called them and refund doesn't seem to be an option, so I have the bring or send them the system with all original packaging and they'll see what they can do...
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Sounds like a lousy company, I would trash them on every internet review site if I were you...
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post #45 of 53
What a bunch of incompetents!

We screwed up building your computer that you recently bought, but because we don't want to take the fall for the components inside we'll instead keep your computer longer to try to figure out why we did such a crappy job mounting your heatsink.

I honestly bet they didn't plug the fans in. They just mounted it. Probably no TIM either.

If they want to take their sweet time repairing this thing for you which they most likely will I would tell them to build you a brand new computer with all the same hardware and they can screw around with your original one for as long as they want.

Also tell them to leave the stickers off. That's just ridiculous. After that 2 year warranty is up you're going to have so much dust in your CPU and GPU heatsinks that they won't even function properly.

What a shoddy company.
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What a bunch of incompetents!

We screwed up building your computer that you recently bought, but because we don't want to take the fall for the components inside we'll instead keep your computer longer to try to figure out why we did such a crappy job mounting your heatsink.

I honestly bet they didn't plug the fans in. They just mounted it. Probably no TIM either.

If they want to take their sweet time repairing this thing for you which they most likely will I would tell them to build you a brand new computer with all the same hardware and they can screw around with your original one for as long as they want.

Also tell them to leave the stickers off. That's just ridiculous. After that 2 year warranty is up you're going to have so much dust in your CPU and GPU heatsinks that they won't even function properly.

What a shoddy company.
All of this. Do not buy from again.
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post #47 of 53
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All of this. Do not buy from again.
Probably one of those companies that requires you to send them the computer so they can clean it for you.

I bought a laptop once, the guy in the shop recommended me to buy their "insurance" for 250 USD. Besides, the easiest way to clean my laptop for dust is to use the vacuum cleaner right under an intake fan.. The dude was honestly only interested in selling me a retarded deal, and if he could, he'd put seals on it for sure.

This is why you never buy insurance, it's a waste of money unless your hobby is to destroy computers.
Edited by Stefy - 11/12/11 at 11:44am
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post #48 of 53
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Just a stupid question, could the cpu cooling problem and a problem with my 2nd gpu be caused by a not fully updated mobo-driver? If not, I'm going to the company's offices tomorrow

edit: while moving my case I just heard loose pieces of metal rolling around in it :/
Edited by Shinhidora - 2/24/11 at 1:26pm
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Just a stupid question, could the cpu cooling problem and a problem with my 2nd gpu be caused by a not fully updated mobo-driver? If not, I'm going to the company's offices tomorrow

edit: while moving my case I just heard loose pieces of metal rolling around in it :/
Hi,

You probably tipped that squirrel cage over.

Good Luck.

later
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Lol...

Maybe thats your heatsink flopping around in there.

I wouldn't doubt it if you're getting 80c idle >_<

I know when I open up a shop I won't allow that sort of crap to happen.
I'll make sure it's working before i give it to someone.
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