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post #1 of 8
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I found a gtx 660 on craigslist for 100 bucks and was wondering how msi warranty worked.

Do i need to ask the seller for a invoice/receipt or does msi do warranty based off of a serial code on the card or something of that sort?

Appreciate any replies, ive never bought a used video card but a gtx 660 twin frozr for 100 bucks seems to good to pass up.
post #2 of 8
I recently purchased a MSI card and the seller confirmed that MSI uses the serial code for all RMA's.
Here you'd find what you are looking for:
Quote:
In accordance with original manufacturer's products serial number/barcode, graphics card products manufactured from July 01 2003 onwards are by original manufacturer, where as Graphics Card products purchased before July 01 2003, are warranted for 1 year.
post #3 of 8
The warranty is serial based. You will not need the original owners help or receipt in order to have the card service if you ever have to.
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That is awesome, much appreciated guys.
post #5 of 8
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Hmm sorry actually a bit confused now. So if the card is serial based how does the warranty period work, obviously the sticker on the card is placed at the factory how does MSI tell when you bought it?
post #6 of 8
The warranty would start from msi shipping the product to the store, not you purchasing it.
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Wait, how does that work? My local microcenter still has msi gtx 560's in stock lol. Very confusing indeed.
post #8 of 8
Well, they are still guaranteed from the original manufacturing date. However, I think that if you register the card with MSI, you can actually get the warranty to start at your purchase date.

Check this out - http://us.msi.com/service/warranty/#
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