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Well I see a deal I want, but is it safe to get these products. Be honest I always hate 'used' products because I think you get what you pay for. Any past experience from buying "open box" from the EGG before? I am very skeptical, like do they offer RMA's for them???

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The company will offer RMA's for the product
    
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Retail Boxed software may only be returned for refund within 30 days of the invoice date if the packaging is unopened and factory sealed. Opened retail boxed software can only be returned for replacement if it is defective or damaged. You may exchange defective software for an identical replacement by contacting Newegg.com Customer Service and acquiring an RMA number. No software returns will be accepted after 30 days. All OEM software including Operating Systems is non-refundable once purchased and delivered. OEM versions are intended for system builders only and cannot be transferred to another PC once it is installed. Purchasers of this software are required to comply with the terms of the System Builder License, including responsibility for providing all end-user support. Newegg.com is not responsible for system/software incompatibility, and incompatibility issues do not qualify software as damaged or defective. Customers are encouraged to contact the respective software publisher for answers to technical questions, such as minimum system requirements, prior to purchase.
What is the return policy for open box merchandise? Do open box items offer any additional return policy coverage?

Newegg.com offers a 15-day refund-only return policy for all open box merchandise. Remember if you purchase a Open Box product you will receive an OEM BAREBONE item, meaning you will only receive the item itself. Accessories are NOT INCLUDED with Open Box products, even if the missing accessory is required for the item to function properly.
What is a open box item? Does Newegg.com open box items or does the original manufacturer?

Open Box items have been opened and touched and/or returned. Because they originate from different situations, they may or may not include accessories, documentation or retail packaging. Refurbishment is done by the manufacturer. Open Box products are warranted for only 15 days. We recommend that you try out your open box product immediately after receiving it.
And I buy a lot of stuff Open Boxed from the egg just never Refurb items unless its a cd/dvd drive or something worthless like that.

pink
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I bought my sig rig board for 30$ Open Box on NewEgg, very happy. Registered it with Jetway, did an RMA on it.

It was 100% fine from the plug in, but I wanted to RMA it just to be sure.
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Originally Posted by Mr Pink57 View Post
And I buy a lot of stuff Open Boxed from the egg just never Refurb items unless its a cd/dvd drive or something worthless like that.

pink
That is scary, I think I'll go with not getting open box.. Yikes!
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OB is a 50/50 shot in the dark. Sometimes it works in your favor, sometimes it doesn't
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It is all about the luck. In my case, it is 40% stuff that I need to RMA.
post #8 of 26
i got a 4870 on newegg open box.
no problems with it at all.
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post #9 of 26
Doesn't most open box stuff come without the accessories though? At least that seems to be the case with the open box products I've considered getting from Newegg.
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post #10 of 26
my 4870 came with everything that would've come with it retail...it just didn't come in the retail box.

lots of other people have gotten everything that normally comes with the product too.
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