Shipping Damage - When FedEx Drops a PC

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Shipping Damage - When FedEx Drops a PC

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Well the system that I was going to be giving away on here on the site and Facebook arrived and after opening it up you can clearly see that it didn't make it...
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As you can see the video card isn't sitting right and the drive cage is blown out at the bottom.
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Yup, clearly got dropped...
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The top of the drive cage got ripped apart as both of the pressed in fittings got pulled out of the case.
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The PCIe slot has pulled away from the motherboard and bent down from the drop and the weight of the GeForce GTX 570 video card
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The case had some rattles and I found some spare parts.
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Way to go FedEx! :shock: :roll:
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wow that sucks.
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Ace Ventura deliver that package?
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Ouch...that's really disappointing... Can't you send a complaint and make them pay for the damage?
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Thats hard to accept!
Was it insured???
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What was FedEx take on it? Did they offer to pay for the damages?
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It was insured, so a claim was started with FedEx... An investigator will be calling me by Tuesday to start the process.
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Just curious here, who built the system? Looks like a quality build all the way around. Lian Li, Antec WC, SSD, RAID, etc...
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GraVT built it and they are a subsidiary of LTMICRO.

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FedEx is notorious and damages more items than any other shipping company :( To think they couldn't tell that it was a PC in the box.
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That sucks! I wonder what the stats are for such claims. I pretty much doubt FedEx or UPS would want the public to know how many things they break during delivery. Good luck with your claim!
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aww, should have shipped video card in the retail box. and then stuffed bubble wrap inside :\. and then ziptie those cages together so they don't expand like that.
We do that at a major computer retailer here in Canada, not bestbuy nor futureshop. one that does custom builds and such
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Oh no!! This is worrying me. I have a pc being shipped to me through fedex, I hope it doesn't arrive looking like that :(

Did you ever get this resolved?
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Manduh wrote:Oh no!! This is worrying me. I have a pc being shipped to me through fedex, I hope it doesn't arrive looking like that :(

Did you ever get this resolved?
No clue... It was returned to Fedex for an insurance claim and they are building a new one for the winner that gets announced next week I think.
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What did the box it was in look like, just curious.
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Apoptosis wrote:
Manduh wrote:Oh no!! This is worrying me. I have a pc being shipped to me through fedex, I hope it doesn't arrive looking like that :(

Did you ever get this resolved?
No clue... It was returned to Fedex for an insurance claim and they are building a new one for the winner that gets announced next week I think.
Well that's good, it takes the problem out of your hands :)

Also good news, I got my computer that was shipped buy Fedex and it arrived safely :D
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Our fedex guy drops the boxes from waist height when he delivers stuff. I shudder to think what happens at the distribution centers.
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Do you think it was the same Fedex guy as this?:



This guy should be fired!
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