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This guy on my local craigslist is selling 3 BFG GEFORCE 7300 GT for $25. He says he never registered them and that he doesnt know if they still work. I am wondering if they have any chance of being RMAed

Checked the warranty website here
http://www.bfgtech.com/warranty.aspx

It says
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APPLIES TO ALL GRAPHICS CARDS INTRODUCED BY BFG ON OR AFTER 2/21/08
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In connection with such Limited Lifetime or Ten Year Warranty, all BFG graphics cards introduced on or after February 21, 2008 must be registered on www.bfgtech.com within thirty (30) calendar days of the original purchase date to activate the limited lifetime warranty or limited ten (10) year warranty. Products not properly registered will be covered from the date of purchase by a two (2) year warranty in Europe, and a one (1) year limited warranty in the U.S. and other countries. Proper registration includes submitting proof of purchase to BFG.
I am wondering what was the policy before 2/21/08 ? Was there ever a time frame that the graphics card had to be registered by ?

I vaguely remember someone on this forum finding an old 6 series card and being able to register it with bfg no problem.
    
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Yes you can still RMA it.

I was in the same case with my 9800GX2 and if the product is not registered you still get a 10yr warrenty.
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I would say if the card is defective you could RMA it for sure and maybe get something better.

If the card was made before a certain time you didn't have to register it.

I have RMAed cards to them that have never been registered. They don't even ask for the serials on the cards
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Sorry to steal the thread OP but i was also wondering if i could send in my 285 and get a new one by saying it is acting weird or something. It could be affecting my overclock or video issues.
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Thanks guys I think I will try to buy them and see if I can get some cards back that can fold.

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Sorry to steal the thread OP but i was also wondering if i could send in my 285 and get a new one by saying it is acting weird or something. It could be affecting my overclock or video issues.
Steal away lol
    
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I didn't mean it that way i just think since i spilled water on my card a long time ago it's sort of acting weird since then.
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I didn't mean it that way i just think since i spilled water on my card a long time ago it's sort of acting weird since then.
Honestly I dont think it could hurt to RMA
    
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Honestly I dont think it could hurt to RMA
yea but i can't tell them i spilled distilled water on it while it was off a year ago but i just want to replace it lol.
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yea but i can't tell them i spilled distilled water on it while it was off a year ago but i just want to replace it lol.
Then dont say you spilled water on it
    
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Check my topic about BFG. They won't replace them.
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