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OB NCIX and NEWEGG experiences?

Poll Results: Overall experience with Newegg or NCIX motherboard OB

 
  • 33% (1)
    I have had terrible experience with newegg motherboard OB
  • 66% (2)
    I've never had a problem with OB motherboards from newegg
  • 0% (0)
    I have had terrible experience with NCIX motherboard ob
  • 0% (0)
    I've never had a problem with OB motherboards from NCIX
3 Total Votes  
post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
I am eyeing a couple of pricey items that are up on both sites... both motherboards over 200 dollars.

How have been your experience with ob motherboards from newegg or NCIX? This thread will either help ease my mind into going through with it or will help me say no to the good price

EDIT: also please explain besides voting

thanks for the feedback
OB=open box... sorry for the abbreviation, im lazy
Edited by badatgames18 - 8/19/11 at 1:12pm
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post #2 of 8
Ob ?
post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
Open box= OB sorry
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post #4 of 8
I got an open box 790FX-GD70 from Newegg. Everything is fine. I came with all the accessories except the SATA Cables, but I have plenty of those lying around.
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post #5 of 8
Never had problems with newegg.

I had problems with NCIX. But I order from NCIX a lot more.

Overall I'd say they are both excellent.

But if you live in Canada I'd suggest going with NCIX because they only ship from Canadian warehouses, where newegg will ship from US (even if they have canadian warehouse). So if you need to RMA something it'll be more trouble.
post #6 of 8
I enver bought open box items, I just don't trust people enough for this.

What are you looking for exactly ?
Is the $20 off really worth the hassle of receiving a bad mobo ?
Someone could have throwned their 2600k @6.0ghz+ with LN2 on the board to test it, not enough stable, repack it and ship it back to newegg.

I wouldn't take the risk.
post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Abs.exe View Post
I enver bought open box items, I just don't trust people enough for this.

What are you looking for exactly ?
Is the $20 off really worth the hassle of receiving a bad mobo ?
Someone could have throwned their 2600k @6.0ghz+ with LN2 on the board to test it, not enough stable, repack it and ship it back to newegg.

I wouldn't take the risk.
that's kind of exactly what i'm worried about since the motherboards i'm looking at are primarly for people that use ln2 (like me )

I would be fine with it as long as nothing is physically damaged or defective. btw it's more like a 100 dollar discount

And i've never bought Open box before either... this might be my first

Quote:
Originally Posted by Captain Han View Post
Never had problems with newegg.

I had problems with NCIX. But I order from NCIX a lot more.

Overall I'd say they are both excellent.

But if you live in Canada I'd suggest going with NCIX because they only ship from Canadian warehouses, where newegg will ship from US (even if they have canadian warehouse). So if you need to RMA something it'll be more trouble.
problems with ncix? was it doa? what was wrong with it...
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post #8 of 8
Well $100 off is probably worth the try IMO.
If it was 20-30 it would be different
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