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  1. #1
    ROG Guru: White Belt Array
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    Boxing of Asus Rampage vi extreme omega

    Hi Guys,

    Just a questions in regards to the motherboard VI Omega. Been using the ROG Range for years n years now with a lot of pride in the boards they've offered.

    Today I received my Omega via an Australian reseller shipped overnight.

    Only to find the motherboard box with no shrink wrap or even a security label to prevent anyone from prying into the box n looking / causing problems.

    Just wanted to know if you folks also had the same?

    I really would have thought such a high end MB would have those QA checks in place?

    Here in Australia the board sets back at least $1150.


    P.S I still love the look of the board and my goodness doesn't it have some weight to it.
    MB: ASUS Rampage V Extreme
    CPU: Intel Core i7 5960X Extreme Edition
    RAM: Dominator® Platinum Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2800MHz
    PSU: Corsair AX1200i Digital ATX Modular
    GFX: 3 x EVGA GTX Titan Black Superclocked 6GB
    SSD: 2 x Samsung 850 Pro Series 512Gb SSD Raid 0
    HDD: 2 x WD4003FZEX WD Black 4TB Raid 0
    2 x WD1000DHTZ WD VelociRaptor 1TB Raid 0
    MON: Dell Ultra Sharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor - UP3214Q
    CASE: Silverstone Temjin TJ11 Black with Window Case
    OS: Win7 x64bit

  2. #2
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    My box was not shrink wrapped or sealed in any way. So, in theory, one could open it up and look at it before it was sold/bought.

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    ROG Guru: Grand Master Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
    Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)Laptop?...No way! (Model?...Jun Amaki...yes way!)
    ProcessorTHREADRIPPER 3960X
    Memory (part number)TXBD48G4000HC18FBK
    Graphics Card #1GTX Titan X
    Graphics Card #2SLI is dead to me
    Graphics Card #3Tri SLI is even dead to Nvidia
    Graphics Card #4Quad SLI is dead to everybody especially my credit card
    Sound CardXonar Essence STX
    MonitorASUS ROG Swift PG279Q
    Storage #1Samsung 970/960/950 PRO
    Storage #22x OCZ VERTEX 3/2x WD Caviar Black 500GB / 2x WD RED 2TB/Samsung 1TBSSDs
    CPU CoolerCustom Loop: Dual D5s, Dual Alphacool Monsta 480s, XSPC Raystorm Neo TR4, EK TitanX WaterBlock
    CaseNope!...Dimastech Easy XL...let it all hang out man!
    Power SupplySeasonic 1000 Platinum
    Keyboard Corsair Strafe MK2 ROG Claymore... or Fender Rhodes Electric Piano (MKI 73)
    Mouse Corsair M65Pro or Speedy Gonzalez...not Mickey...don't do Disney!
    Headset ...firmly on neck
    Mouse Pad Mouse don't got his own pad man...lives with me
    Headset/Speakers Edifier Spinnaker...or you mean the speakers in my too many voices to name them all
    OS Win XP, 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 Spyware Edition
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    Retailers want it easy when merchandise is returned to ship it right back out as other explanation for this and seems MB manufacturers are happy to play along

    So, unfortunately this is standard on even top of the line boards.

    I always unbox wearing gloves and check the socket for bent pins and the board for finger's almost impossible to handle a board and clean it up to new if you see no marks,prints or scratches the board is as it should

    Despite the obvious disadvantage to the consumer...I have only ever seen one board that arrived second hand but sold as new...I photographed it and had it replaced instantly.

  4. #4
    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array Rob W. PC Specs
    Rob W. PC Specs
    MotherboardRog Asus Rampage vi extreme
    ProcessorIntel i9-7980x Oc 4.6ghz 24/7
    Memory (part number)64 gb GSkill 3600mhz (8x8) 15,15,15,35
    Graphics Card #1nvidia Titan V + ekwb custom loop
    Graphics Card #2nvidia RTX 2080Ti on air.
    Sound Cardonboard?
    MonitorIAsus PA329Q 4k 32"
    Storage #1samsung SSD 960 EVO 250 GB. M2 nvme
    Storage #2Samsung ssd 970 evo 500gb m2 nvme
    CPU CoolerEKwb custom loop
    CaseCorsair Obsidian 900
    Power SupplyCorsair HX1200i 1200w
    Keyboard Logitech G910 orion spark
    Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus core
    OS Win 10
    Network Routerbt infinity super fast.
    Accessory #1 Seagate Barracuda 2 TB HDD
    Accessory #2 Aqeuaro 6xt fan controller
    Accessory #3 Intel Optane 280gb

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    Both my R6E + an rma one arrived , no shrinkwrap .

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    ROG Enthusiast Array Johnnie PC Specs
    Johnnie PC Specs
    MotherboardAsus ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega
    ProcessorIntel® Core™ i9-9980XE
    Memory (part number)4 x G.Skill Trident Z RGB DDR4 4600 MHz 2x8GB (F4-4600C18D-16G)
    Graphics Card #1ROG Matrix GeForce RTX™ 2080 Ti
    MonitorAsus ROG PG27V
    Storage #1Samsung SSD 970 PRO NVMe M.2 PCIe 1TB
    Storage #2SanDisk Extreme II SSD 480GB
    CPU CoolerAsus ROG Ryujin 360
    Casebe quiet! Dark Base 700
    Power SupplyCorsair AX1500i
    Keyboard Asus ROG Horus GK2000 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse Asus ROG Gladius II
    Mouse Pad Asus ROG Sheath
    Headset/Speakers Edifier S730
    OS Windows 10 Pro
    Network RouterAsus RT-AC66U B1
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    Dear Mates,

    When i got my Rampage VI Extreme Omega from ABCData, it was same as Yours guys. No shrink wrap or security label. But MB was new (i`m really hope so), because there was no fingerprints on it, and all protective films was on it.

    Best regards,

  6. #6
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    Mar 2017

    Yeah, my motherboard box was not sealed but felt new when I took it out of the static bag and it also had all of the protective plastic on. I always check the CPU pins too.

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    Correction, no static bag - just the static sheet on the back of the MB..

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    ROG Enthusiast Array BlackhatEspeed PC Specs
    BlackhatEspeed PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS ROG Rampage VI APEX
    ProcessorIntel® Core™ i9-9820X
    Memory (part number)G.SKILL TridentZ RGB 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM 3200
    Graphics Card #1EVGA GTX 1080
    Sound CardSupreme FX
    MonitorLG 4K Monitor
    Storage #1VROC RAID 0 - 2 X Intel 760P 512GB
    Storage #2PCH RAID 0 - 2 X Intel 760P 512GB
    CPU CoolerCorsair H80i V2
    CaseCooler Master Storm Trooper
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNOVA 1600 T2 80+ TITANIUM, 1600W Power Supply
    Keyboard Logitech G910
    Mouse Logitech G700S
    Headset Logitech G933
    Mouse Pad Corsair Full Size Mouse Pad
    Headset/Speakers Samsung 5.1 Surround Sound THX System
    OS Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
    Network RouterNetgear Nighthawk AC3200 Router
    Accessory #1 Steam Controller
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    My motherboard was not in a sealed box.
    MB: ASUS Rampage VI Apex
    CPU: Intel Core i9-9900X 10 Core OCed 4.5GHZ
    RAM: Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB 32GB DDR4-3600
    PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 1600 T2 80+ TITANIUM, 1600W Power Supply
    GFX: Zotac 1080 Ti 11GB Mini
    VROC: 2 x Intel 7600Ps 512GB
    PCH: 2 x Intel 7600Ps 512GB
    SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB
    MON: Acer Predator X34P 34" Curved Gaming Monitor 120HZ
    CASE: Cooler Master Storm Trooper (Window)
    LCS: Corsair H115I RGB Platinum 280MM
    OS: Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit

  9. #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob W. View Post
    Both my R6E + an rma one arrived , no shrinkwrap .
    what condition did your RMA board come in ? I just sent my rampage vi extreme out for RMA. I'm worried to get some beat up old unit back. until then I bought an omega in the mean time

  10. #10
    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array LiveOrDie PC Specs
    LiveOrDie PC Specs
    ProcessorIntel Core i9 10980XE 4.6Ghz 1.12v WC
    Memory (part number)G.Skill Trident Z RGB F4-3000C14D 64GB
    Graphics Card #1EVGA RTX 3080 XC3 ULTRA EK WB/BP
    MonitorLG 4k 43inch
    Storage #1Samsung 960 Pro NVME 1TB
    Storage #2Samsung 860 Evo 1TB x 3
    CPU CoolerEK-Velocity , EK-CoolStream PE 360, XSPC TX240 Ultrathin, EK X-RES 140 Revo D5 RGB PWM
    CaseCorsair Obsidian 500D SE ATX-E Modded
    Power SupplyCooler Master V 1300W
    Keyboard Logitech G910
    Mouse Logitech G900
    Headset Razer Tiamat 2.2 v2
    OS Windows 10 x64
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    None of these boards come sealed most of the time they get unboxed a handful of times to do rework before Asus is happy with there rushed out products. my R6E had hand prints all over it and no plastic at all on the board, they reworked the VRM cooler on these after they found out they didn't cool very well.

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