Most review sites don't cover the RMA process, but trying to get a motherboard or video card repaired can be a truly painful experience. We recently had an ASUS ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING video card fail on us. It didn't blow up in a ball of fire and smoke, but while gaming something would go terribly wrong and the system would restart. The card wasn't a review sample, was never taken apart and believe it or not it actually never saw a day being punished in a cryptocurrency mine being forced to mine Ethereum. Here we had a legit video card that died a natural death! Follow our journey getting it replaced...
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips