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Updated. (Finally) Sorry it took so long.
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great job. one thing i noticed, is it supposed to say "the question is yes" at the beginning?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by col musstard View Post
great job. one thing i noticed, is it supposed to say "the question is yes" at the beginning?
Random dude: Should I buy open box?
ChrisB17: The question is yes!

That's hilarious. LOL'ed IRL.
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post #27 of 33
Thanks, OP!

Diamond updated their GPU warranty to two years with registration

http://www.diamondmm.com/warranty.php

I didn't see the list of stores that included accessories?
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Why does some manufacturer have 2 year parts and labor and 3rd year only parts? So if something dies on your motherboard on the 3rd year, they will send you the parts and expect you to solder it yourself?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by red123 View Post
Why does some manufacturer have 2 year parts and labor and 3rd year only parts? So if something dies on your motherboard on the 3rd year, they will send you the parts and expect you to solder it yourself?
No; in the third year they don't charge you for parts (which is cheap) but instead the labor cost of analyzing the problem and fixing it.
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post #30 of 33
I got two "Open Box" items from newegg.

The first was a Zotac GTS250 512MB, which came with all the accesories. Worked for 2 days, and died. At first didn't believe me it worked for 2 days and all of a sudden die.
After sending it back, they said "yeah, something was messed up with it", and got my refund.

Second was a MSI p55m board. Was supposed to come with sata cables according to its manual but it didn't, and the plastic cpu cover which supposed to protect the little legs from harm was missing. I had to double check it to make sure no hard was made to any leg.
The board works fine and no problems with it. Assembled a computer for my sister with it, and no issues so far.

Don't forget that bad/dead items you can also get as new. Its a small gamble but if you get something with a decent warrenty, you are fine with an open box.
Tho for current extreme high end items, I would suggest going for brand new. I wouldn't want to get a R3E board, and realized all the accessories are missing.
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