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OK I got an EVGA X58 SLI Micro 1366 Motherboard really cheap, seller says it has problems recognizing ram in 1 slot. Last night looking it over I realized what the problem is. There's 1 bent pin in the CPU socket holding it under light I can see the imperfection. Whats the best approach to fixing it?. I'm thinking of buying a magnifier if I can fine one.
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Rma..??
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Na pretty sure it out of warranty, Does EVGA do socket repairs?
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call and find out lol...EVGA usually has great CS
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post #5 of 8
warranty is valid for the original owner only, and even then they charge like $50 for a socket repair.
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Normally they won't RMA as it's user error. If it's only one, try to carefully bend it back with a pin or needle, although I'd ring them to check first.
    
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post #7 of 8
my rampage II has 2-3 slightly bent Pin's.

no issue's at all.
    
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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle;12656820 
Normally they won't RMA as it's user error. If it's only one, try to carefully bend it back with a pin or needle, although I'd ring them to check first.

Was thinking about that need to get something so i can see it first.
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