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So I'm about to buy a 7950 off someone who has already RMA'd it once which has a "lifetime warranty"

If he transfers ownership to me does it lose its lifetime warranty? i read there are no longer XFX "double lifetime warranty" on 7000 series cards so im just a bit confused what it all entails
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What brand is the card?

I know some companies like EVGA require you register the cards after purchasing them to take advantage of there warranty, but some just go off serial number so if that's the case it shouldn't matter who has the card
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oh its XFX im silly for not posting that

wasnt intended in that way lol i was responding to his post when i read that i had already posted it

it def came off bad i see that now lol
Edited by eosgreen - 7/31/13 at 8:27pm
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Originally Posted by eosgreen View Post

oh its XFX im silly for not posting that

W@AIT I DID POST IT
Great attitude to have when looking for help rolleyes.gif

In my experience, warranty only applies to original purchaser.
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wasnt my intention to come off that way sry
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When I sold my HD5870's they had the "Double Lifetime Warranty" on them. All I had to do was log into my XFX account and there was a button to transfer ownership (but I can't recall exactly what I was called...). Basically, from there I had the provide the e-mail of the new owner and he would get an e-mail from XFX with information to register the cards in his name. Granted this was a few years ago now so things might be a bit different.

That said, if there's no more double lifetime warranty I don't think you'll be able to get the warranty as it sounded like they'd deal with the original owner only.
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yeh thats what i read just double checking. again sorry i didnt mean to come off that way lol
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if the "someone" you are buying off of could always help you with the RMA process if it's a friend. I know a lot of the folks on here offer help with rma on parts that they have sold to other users smile.gif
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