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Is Neweggs extended protection worth it?

post #1 of 13
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Quick question, is the Extended protection Newegg offers for the parts worth getting? If so what parts would you suggest getting it for?

Right now im thinking the i5 2500k and my ASRock mobo might benefit from it.

Opinions?

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no.
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post #3 of 13
Newegg has a great protection plan and I would get it on the more expensive hardware like the cpu and mobo but if you are short on cash the manufacturers may have warranties but newegg is easier to deal with.
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No, not really.

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post #5 of 13
i wouldn't... That's what the motherboard manufacture and chip manufacturer are for..
post #6 of 13
If no-hassle warranties and newegg customer support is worth the premium to you, get it.

Otherwise, most people are satisfied with the 30day RMA newegg offers + mfg warranty.
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post #7 of 13
no. Don't do it...your stuff is usually obsolete by the time is breaks. I went with a friend to best buy once (I would never shop there) and the people there pushed very hard to get him to buy the warranty. That alone made me realize that it was a giant scam
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no. Don't do it...your stuff is usually obsolete by the time is breaks. I went with a friend to best buy once (I would never shop there) and the people there pushed very hard to get him to buy the warranty. That alone made me realize that it was a giant scam
When a salesman is trying really hard to sell you something, it's because he has a personal stake in the matter. I suspect that his warranty numbers were monitored.

That's not to say that the warranty is bogus, just that he really needed numbers.
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post #9 of 13
Eh, I wouldn't say so for any components that already have long warranties, which I think your processor and motherboard have 2-3 years...But I always prefer to get some sort of coverage if they only have 90 day or 1 year. People claim if a component is going to fail, its going to happen in the first year, but from everything I read, its the exact opposite. All depends on if you want that peace of mind and don't want to have to deal with the out of pocket costs and inconvenience a couple years down the line.
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Probably going to pass on it then, thanks all!
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