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Open Box Q6600 from Newegg... Safe?

post #1 of 18
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Newegg has an open box Q6600 for $159.99. Does anyone here think it is safe to buy a used CPU from Newegg? Also has anyone bought one from there before?
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post #2 of 18
If it works, good.
If it doesn't, return with no restocking fee.
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post #3 of 18
Not cpu's but Mb's your ok,warranty mite not as good only thing i can think of.Good Luck.
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post #4 of 18
Why not?

Newegg tests them before they sell them. Might die faster if someone OC'd the hell out of it, but like duckie said, if it works, good! If not, you have 15 days
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post #5 of 18
Go for it, seems like a good deal... if it doesn't work, return it!
post #6 of 18
Why not. I personally wouldn't but what the hell im sure the thing will work and power up but it will just be a pain in the ass if it does fail.
    
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post #7 of 18
It could be a poor overclocker, thats why someone may have returned it...
post #8 of 18
Do it. I'm sure it'll work. If it doesn't there isn't much risk, just have to send it back.
post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by SerenityKill3r View Post
It could be a poor overclocker, thats why someone may have returned it...
That is the risk u have to take. U are paying 50 $ less.
As everyone says. If it works good, if not return of another one.
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post #10 of 18
If it was returned you have to wonder why.. but for 50$ less, like said over n over... RMA it... just be sure its an option before buying... Read the fine print!
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