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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.
Its a shot in the dark if they will or will not.

I got my sig rig board New In Box even though I bought open box.
It had obviously been opened, but they anti static bag still had Manufactures seal on it.
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post #12 of 26
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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.
Not entirely, I've gotten open box motherboards that have come literally unopened factory sealed. And I've gotten a brown box with just a motherboard in it. My PowerColor Open Box 4870X2 was delivered lastnight and it was just the card wrapped in bubblewrap and in a regular box - didn't even say newegg on it. But, that doesn't really bother me as long as it works.

Sometimes you get EVERYTHING, and sometimes you don't. But almost always the stuff works at least - and if it doesn't, just return it!
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post #13 of 26
Ive bought OPEN BOX 4 times in the past and every time I have had good result and a great price.. Just stay away from that ASUS 4870x1 1Gig. I sent that one back. LOL
    
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i have bought over 50 items open box. 20 at least were mobos. all 20 mobos came with the entire contents.(cords/adapters etc..) i have yet to get any peice of hardware from a OB special that i had to RMA. all were able to be registered and no problems.
    
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post #15 of 26
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Ive bought OPEN BOX 4 times in the past and every time I have had good result and a great price.. Just stay away from that ASUS 4870x1 1Gig. I sent that one back. LOL
Nice. lol.
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post #16 of 26
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Not entirely, I've gotten open box motherboards that have come literally unopened factory sealed. And I've gotten a brown box with just a motherboard in it. My PowerColor Open Box 4870X2 was delivered lastnight and it was just the card wrapped in bubblewrap and in a regular box - didn't even say newegg on it. But, that doesn't really bother me as long as it works.

Sometimes you get EVERYTHING, and sometimes you don't. But almost always the stuff works at least - and if it doesn't, just return it!
But they have to charge you accordingly, no? No accessories = lower price?
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But they have to charge you accordingly, no? No accessories = lower price?
That might be the case.
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post #18 of 26
On my 3rd in my sig rig. No problems with any of them. I will probably continue to do it. As 2/3 were with all the accessories, and everything.

AFAIK, they test gear before they put it up as "open box".
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post #19 of 26
I have never bought anything open box but I do see that you have a limited time to return it for exchange so I would not buy something you are not going to beable to test before your time is up.
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post #20 of 26
I got my ASUS Rampage for $149 Open-Box. It was just the motherboard; no accessories whatsoever, but since I already had an Audigy 2, I didn't need the Supreme FX II. The other 'extras' as well as the Supreme FX II can all be bought on ASUS' website, still making the total cost less than full retail boxed version, so even if I did want 'everything', I could still get it.

The board has been functioning flawlessly since day one.

So for me, Open-Box is AOK!
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