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I'm considering the option to RMA my MOBO. My only real concern is the drivers on the SSD. Since it is the same board, would there really need to be a new install of everything, or SHOULD it work PnP?
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Should just be a simple swap, especially since the controllers are identical and such.

Newegg has been pretty slow with my RMA, but I don't mind since there's the advance option.
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It should work plug n play. They called me friday and 1 day shipped my board. I will have it Monday. The ASUS motherboards are being shipping with the a newer BIOS on them. Let you know then.
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Do they pay for shipping the old one back?
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Do they pay for shipping the old one back?
The have the label for return in the box.
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Do they pay for shipping the old one back?
Yes. What they did is, they shipped me a new board 1 day express. They set up a RMA and sent me a UPS shipping label via email. I have 30 days to get the old board back to them or they charge my account.
Not bad at all newegg taking care of people on this one. Free 1 day shipping and free shipping on the board back to them? Good stuff.
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So there's no reason not to do it, right?
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So there's no reason not to do it, right?
I don't see why a person would keep their old board. They did everything for me. I just have to take my old board out, print out a shipping label, install my board board and I'm done. Ya it will be a pain to remove my CPU cooler etc, but w/e. Take everything apart and clean it.
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Do they pay for shipping the old one back?
yeah they pay for everything... then pass the charges onto the board manufacturer... who passes those charges onto Intel.

they will take your CC information so you dont keep both boards.
    
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Oh and just as a heads up. The people they will have call you about the RMA know NOTHING about tech related issues. So don't bother asking them anything. The girl sounded pretty hot though...
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