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post #1 of 25
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As the title says, would you pay 70$ for it? Without knowing if it works (seller says he doesnt have a computer to test it with), without any kind of warranty and the right to return it in case its dead. This guy got lots of stuff on sale, other cards with the same return policy and random electronics at amazing prices. He seems legit, got 100% positive comments etc.




    
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i would
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Thats iff, If you had the money laying around?
Then again, It would be worth the risk. People still buy GTX 470s for parts so you could always try to get your money back if it doesn't work
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post #4 of 25
I would. It's a reference 470 so no different than any other, and seems clean. But there always will be a chance of an artifact fest with buying an unknown card. If he got it randomly, and haven't tested it, it probably works alright. Don't quote me on that though, there still is a risk with buying untested hardware.
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Is this Ebay? if its DOA you are protected by seller protection and can get your money back regardless of the sellers return policy.
    
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post #6 of 25
I would. It seems it's working. Maybe seller needs 70$ to get something new. Maybe his seller is an idiot. Maybe his seller lost his girlfriend and needs some money for drink. Maybe maybe maybe.

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post #7 of 25
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Originally Posted by MountainDewMadOScar View Post
Thats iff, If you had the money laying around?
Then again, It would be worth the risk. People still buy GTX 470s for parts so you could always try to get your money back if it doesn't work
I do, was planing on getting a 560 Ti this week. Tho it would hurt my budget a quite lot if its dead.


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I would. It's a reference 470 so no different than any other, and seems clean. But there always will be a chance of an artifact fest with buying an unknown card. If he got it randomly, and haven't tested it, it probably works alright. Don't quote me on that though, there still is a risk with buying untested hardware.
Thanks for the input.


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Is this Ebay? if its DOA you are protected by seller protection and can get your money back regardless of the sellers return policy.
Its not ebay.
    
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post #8 of 25
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Originally Posted by yuksel911 View Post
Maybe his seller is an idiot.
Most likely this one..

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I do, was planing on getting a 560 Ti this week. Tho it would hurt my budget a quite lot if its dead.
How long would it take you to reobtain $70?
Edited by MountainDewMadOScar - 11/3/11 at 6:07pm
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It has no warranty from the looks of it and I don't like buying items that have a high risk of me loosing money.
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Originally Posted by MountainDewMadOScar View Post
Most likely this one..
Really. I see nothing on this card. It looks perfectly. Even no DUST on it.
    
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