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lets say that i bought a NEW BOXED intel q6600 from Ebay and its DOA. Will intel honor the warranty?
i am asking this question because i read somewhere that if the items is bought on ebay, the warranty becomes invalid. is it true??
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yeah i beleive it is , i dont know for sure but it seems like something intel would do.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hanwinting View Post
lets say that i bought a NEW BOXED intel q6600 from Ebay and its DOA. Will intel honor the warranty?
i am asking this question because i read somewhere that if the items is bought on ebay, the warranty becomes invalid. is it true??
If its DOA, arrange a return and refund with the seller ....you shouldnt have to deal with a DOA ...
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If its DOA, arrange a return and refund with the seller ....you shouldnt have to deal with a DOA ...
what if it broke a few months later?
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You don't get warranty unless you buy froma certified retailer.

Ebay is not a certified retailer

You don't get warranty if you buy from ebay sorry

However if the Ebay seller does not offer protection from DOA or do their own warranty then i would look elsewere.
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post #6 of 15
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this is what i got from intel wesite
(1) your name, mailing address, email address and telephone numbers;
(2) proof of purchase; (3) model name and product identification number found on the Product; (4) if applicable, a description
of the computer system including the brand and model; and (5) an explanation of the problem

for # 2 Proof of purchase, does ebay receipt count as proof of purchase??
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post #7 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
You don't get warranty unless you buy froma certified retailer.

Ebay is not a certified retailer

You don't get warranty if you buy from ebay sorry

However if the Ebay seller does not offer protection from DOA or do their own warranty then i would look elsewere.
oh ic thnx
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by hanwinting View Post
what if it broke a few months later?
In that case, its not a DOA, and yes, the warranty will not be there if you buy from Ebay, contacting the seller would be a good next step
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But long story short, the warrenty isn't valid.
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
You don't get warranty unless you buy froma certified retailer.

Ebay is not a certified retailer

You don't get warranty if you buy from ebay sorry

However if the Ebay seller does not offer protection from DOA or do their own warranty then i would look elsewere.
This is only half true. There are some sellers on ebay that are authorized Intel resellers. If you buy from one of them, your warrenty protections would be just as good as if you walked into CompUSA and bought the CPU.

The thing to remember is that your transaction on Ebay is not with Ebay, it is will the individual seller or buyer on Ebay. They are all different and their terms are all different. Some are authorized resellers and some are not. So the best thing to do is to read your Contract with them (the item listing) and communicate with them.
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