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i received the email below to take a survey on how you want to do the trade in.
New p67 motherboard in stock in March 3rd and after.

Microcenter will giving you full credit back for your mobo so if you want to switch to a better mobo (p8p67 deluxe, asus maximus IV), you will only have to pay the different.

One of the key question in the survey was

Are you willing to wait until April 15th or May 15th if microcenter give you a $25 gift card. I selected yes so i assume that if you are willing to wait a month to get the replacement they'll be giving you $25 gift cards.

Here is the email i received

"An important announcement regarding your Intel I7 2600K, I7 2600, I5 2500K, or I5 2400 Processor (“Sandy Bridge”) motherboard purchase.

Beginning March 3rd, we will start to receive inventory from several manufacturers for the next 2-3 weeks. Inventory however will be limited until early April. We wanted you to be one of the first to know.

There are several options open to you. So that we may better serve you, please complete a very short questionnaire concerning which options you prefer. After completing the questionnaire you will be taken to a page with further details. See your local Micro Center store with questions.

Thank you for your business and your patience through this extremely rare situation.

Please click the link below to be taken to the questionnaire.

Your Micro Center Team"
Edited by eduardmc - 3/1/11 at 11:20am
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another time when i wish i lived within 500 miles of a MC.
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another time when i wish i lived within 500 miles of a MC.
i have 3 microcenter near me but no frys like you guys.
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I just got the same email, I am looking at the survey now.

I am wondering if they will still allow the mobo switch even if you bought it as a combo, because their return policy states that if you return something you bought as a combo you have to return the whole combo. So maybe they are making a special exception in this situation.
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post
i have 3 microcenter near me but no frys like you guys.
lol i dont have frys either.. i live in the wasteland with nothing.. it ends in Dakota.

even a best buy is a 3 hour drive.
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I was told at my local Microcenter I have to RMA through Asus. I claimed shenanigans and asked the store manager who also fed me that line of garbage. Print out those emails when you go in to Microcenter to save a trip in the event you run into dummies.
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yea i got that email too.
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Originally Posted by Semper Fidelis View Post
I just got the same email, I am looking at the survey now.

I am wondering if they will still allow the mobo switch even if you bought it as a combo, because their return policy states that if you return something you bought as a combo you have to return the whole combo. So maybe they are making a special exception in this situation.
They should. I had to return a faulty P8P67 Pro board that I got bundled with a 2500K release day. I ended up picking the P8P67, which I originally wanted but which they didn't have relase day. Not only did they allow the switch, but they refunded me the $40 difference between the two combos at the time.

I'd throw a fit if they didn't let you switch for the same damn board unless you brought the CPU back too...that's just stupid.
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