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Old March 9, 2009, 11:01 AM
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Default Intel France core i7 prize screwup

As some of you may know I won a core i7 965 processor from: Intel Core I7 contest back in January.
It took a while but I finally received my prize today. What's wrong with this picture?




They sent me a core i7 920 instead of a 965 I heard from a few other winners on other forums and they say they received the same. I'm not sure if this was an honest mistake or intentional, but they are not replying to email.

I decided to contact Intel USA with hopes they can sort this out. The difference in value between a 920 and 965 is close to $900.00 Canadian. I'll update if and when they reply.
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Old March 9, 2009, 11:07 AM
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promised 965 given 920 i am not a happy camper ( but it's free so )
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Old March 9, 2009, 11:09 AM
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wow.... wtf.. good thing it was free, but they should still give you what they said you were supposed to get!

"From December 1st to December 30th, Intel and Ubisoft team up to bring you this massive sweepstakes. During one month, win 50 Far Cry® 2 PC games and one CoreTM i7-965 Extreme Edition each day."
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Old March 9, 2009, 11:15 AM
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Don't let them off with it...I know its free but they should send you the 965, and pay for you to ship the 920 back to them.
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Old March 9, 2009, 12:24 PM
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Default Intel makes good

Just got an email reply and it looks like they're going to make good:

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Dear Winner,

Based on winners’ feedback of the core i7 contest, it happens that an internal operational mistake happened during the prize delivery process.
---The order of Core i7 Extreme Edition processors has been changed to Core i7 920.

We want to sincerely apology for this.
We are now inworking the process to make sure that you receive the right prize and value you won.
We will keep you informed.

Please call me if you want to have more information.
Best Regards, and please accept our apologies again, as this was not meant to happen.
We are taking all actions to make sure this will not happen again.
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Old March 9, 2009, 12:25 PM
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Nice!
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Old March 9, 2009, 02:06 PM
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sweet got a nice chip now
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So do you have to send the i7 920 back?
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Old March 9, 2009, 02:22 PM
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So do you have to send the i7 920 back?
I'll let you know when I find out.
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Nice that it will hopefully work out.
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