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GA-EP45-DS4 Motherboard
« on: April 13, 2010, 12:59:21 pm »
I'm brand new to this forum so I'm not completely sure if I'm posting this in the right section...but here goes!

Whilst working on my computer a few weeks back my computer randomly stopped working, I tried turning it on again but it would power up.  So I replaced the power supply and its still not it turns out that its my motherboard. 

I just have a few questions I hope somebody could help me with.

Would I still be covered under warranty?

If so how would I go around contacting Gigabyte about a possible repair or replacement?

And finally how long on average does it take from the sending of the parcel to receiving the repaired part typically?

I tried having a look for this information but I wasn't completely sure, so I was hoping somebody here might be able to lead me in the right direction.

Thanks in advance.


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Re: GA-EP45-DS4 Motherboard
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2010, 01:34:52 pm »

If you are in the UK and your board is less than 12 months old your first port of call should be the shop (this includes on-line retailers) that you purchased it from.

If it is older than that or you bought it from a private seller then you will need to RMA it to Gigabyte (I believe there is a £10 fee for this + You will have to pay postal charges) for more details and to get an RMA number you should send an e-mail here:

This thread might also help.,85.msg369.html#msg369

I have not got first hand experience as to the speed of returns where boards are RMA'd but, from what I have read in various posts, it is usually pretty quick. Check this thread:,1222.0.html for one example

Hope this helps and ATB
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