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Try selling it on RFD and HWC...surprised no one else mentioned these two sites.
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post #52 of 75
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Originally Posted by [\\/]Paris View Post
Before this thread is closed, as it should be because some of you are being extremely immature about this guy's question, I thought I should note that I had a damaged PCI-E slot on my old 680i board and managed to go through 3 8800GTX's (One original, 2 RMA's) trying to trouble shoot the problem. It wasn't till after I returned the 2nd RMA 8800 that they sent me a GTX260, and probably just because they were sick of wasting 8800's on my sorry butt.

So in short, you definitely should never expect them to upgrade you on the first RMA.

Hope this helps unlike 90% of the other posts.
Thank you for the reply, I was just inquiring before people just came at me with unhelpful insults and threats of abuse. Now that I know there is a possibility they will send a refurb I will not go through with this. My ideal future for this card would be to sell it, if not I will just give it to my friend just thought he would appreciate a 460gtx more; I have nothing to gain if I did rma it. I have already expressed that I will try sell it again thanks to a few helpful posts but people still insist in adding their insults to this thread.
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post #53 of 75
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Originally Posted by Triangle View Post
Sell it here?


Most likely you will get a refurb 260 or 450 at best as other said. Just sell the card and buy a new one.
I think you need 25 rep before you can sell here...
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post #54 of 75
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Originally Posted by Jagged_Steel View Post
I guess you did not read the OP. He clearly asked if it was a good idea to commit FRAUD. If you think people telling him NO is "immature" then WHATEVER there dude......
A NO is not immature at all your comment was however.
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post #55 of 75
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I think you need 25 rep before you can sell here...
I believe it's 35.
    
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post #56 of 75
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Also technically there is something wrong with this card as one of the dvi ports do not work, however since I only use one monitor and the card works fine other than that it has not bothered me. I also figured it is probably easily repairable.
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post #57 of 75
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Originally Posted by duhasttas View Post
Contrary to what others may tell you that is actually a smart thing to do and take advantage of. However, I'd hold off until the next gen NVIDIA cards are released so you can pretty much be guaranteed they won't have another more GTX260s to replace your card with as they need to phase out stock and ensure things actually are supported and work. Hence, your chances of getting a modern card increase with time
Car companies read forums about ppl abusing their cars and posting. Hoping to get warranty repairs and the actually get denied.
Not only is it dumb to advertise doing it it's dishonest.

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A NO is not immature at all your comment was however.
says the scammer
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A NO is not immature at all your comment was however.
I bet you do think that. But then again- you don't know right from wrong as evidenced by your foolish thread here which clearly violates the terms of use of this site.
    
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post #60 of 75
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Also technically there is something wrong with this card as one of the dvi ports do not work, however since I only use one monitor and the card works fine other than that it has not bothered me. I also figured it is probably easily repairable.
If the dvi port is busted, you could probably get an rma ... but you'd still be stuck with a refurb that most likely only has a 90-day warranty. But you're gonna have a hard time selling a 260 as is, let alone one with a busted dvi port. You might just be best off giving it to your friend as you said if he's going to use it for any length of time.
    
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