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post #1 of 12
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so I found an EVGA GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512 MB card for sale, local to my area for $175 Is it worth it to risk buying this used? I have seen other closer cards for this almost new.

Any feedback would be much appreciated
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post #2 of 12
the only bad thing is no more wantary unless you talk to the guy about rmaing it for if it were to die
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post #3 of 12
You can pay like...$20 more for new.
post #4 of 12
Well actually, new is going to cost you more than $20 more even after the MIR. I wouldn't buy used unless there's someplace nearby that sold that same model of card.
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post #5 of 12
I would only buy an XFX/BFG used unless I know the person selling the EVGA and is willing to take care of any warranty issues.
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I thought I had read about it but im not sure, does EVGA transfer warrantys?
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post #7 of 12
No, you'd have to warranty it back through the original owner

While there's nothing wrong with buying used, as long as you have a method of getting back in touch with the original owner if you do need to RMA, personally I would only pay 75% of the item's new value as a maximum, so that card is too expensive for the risk
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post #8 of 12
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I thought I had read about it but im not sure, does EVGA transfer warrantys?
No. XFX is the only one that does officially I believe (As in being written into their warranty).
post #9 of 12
if he never registered it with evga and still has reciept you may be able to still get warranty... otherwise NO unless price is a steal... 125 maybe, 175 no way
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post #10 of 12
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well good news for me, the person lives only a town away and I talked them into $125 cash. I will get to see the card work, and hope for a receipt. plus I have to go pick it up so I will have there number and address!!
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