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Possible to purchase a warranty for a re-certified 9800GTX+?

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I am purchasing a re certified EVGA 9800GTX+ from someone on here, and it will have 20 days left when I get it, and I was wondering if its possible to purchase an extended warranty, or possible to use someone else's warranty code. Thanks
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I don't think you can, but why are you buying a 9800GTX+? It is almost exactly the same as your 4850. You are not really going to notice a performance increase.
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I don't think you can, but why are you buying a 9800GTX+? It is almost exactly the same as your 4850. You are not really going to notice a performance increase.
Just wanting to try out the green side.
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The only way to get an extended warranty would be to purchase it from the store where the card came from at the time of purchase, other than that no I don't think you can buy an extended warranty from a manufacturer.
Wouldn't somebody else's warranty code be tied to their card via serial numbers?

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Edited by Flux - 11/7/09 at 9:37am
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Wouldn't somebody else's warranty code be tied to their card via serial numbers?

Yes, yes it is.

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Dangit, I really don't like not having a warranty :/
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Should have bought another 4850 and crossfired them =\\
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Should have bought another 4850 and crossfired them =\\
110% agreed, you can get new bnib 4850s for ~$100 or less(MIR)

However, it might be for a folding farm or something...

IIRC there are some companies that basically sell a warranty for ANYTHING, but I doubt it'd be worth it.
post #9 of 12
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I'm actually trading them, and I want to try out Nvidia guys. Sorry :/ I haven't traded for the EVGA one yet, and I am looking at someone who is offering a BFG 9800GTX+ W/ a Lifetime warranty.
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post #10 of 12
Oh that makes a little more sense. Technically speaking the only way you're going to get a warranty for a second-hand card is with XFX, I believe.
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