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Do Vid Card manufacturers / Companies Typically care if You recieved a Video Card 2nd hand and want to use it's warranty ?

PALIT got back to me concerning a faulty GTX 460 Sonic and i don't want to screw anything up by answering them wrong.

As it is, they usually ask for receipt but its possible that they are letting me go through the Warranty.
The card is definitely under two years old and they know that even without the receipt.


so i might have a chance here smile.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif

I got the card second hand but they asked me where i purchased the card.

I was going to go with "it was a gift". idk yet
I originally got the card off of ebay.... i'm trying to find out where it was purchased.
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http://www.palit.biz/palit/rma.php?lang=us

says you just need a copy of the invoice. contact the person you bought it from
    
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thanks man..

If it's from newegg i guess it's possible to get it. But otherwise, who the hell keeps receipts unless it's an extended warranty ^_- hah
The card has the manufacturing date and wasn't even produced over 2 years ago ( 2 year warranty ) .. just saying

The way the email went, i might be able to get away with it without the receipt.

I'm looking at my post and realizing how dumb the question was LOL.....
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post #4 of 5
I've done two RMAs through Palit. Both times they requested a printed copy of the invoice be mailed with the card. Just a heads up.

On the plus side, they're extremely fast with their RMAs. My 2nd one took exactly 1 week (from the day I mailed it) to get a brand new card in my hands.
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Ok cool, thanks for the heads up !! I guess i'll have to get that newegg invoice :/

But its awesome to know that their RMA's are fast, i can't stand waiting a month for things like that.
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