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i am buying a 9800GX2 with the warranty run out(i think) so i assume no warranty at all what would happen if it dies and i called up XFX? would they just charge for the repairs or tell me to take a hike?


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I'm sure if the warranty is out any repair is on you.They MIGHT fix it for a charge
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Yes actually. They could charge you, or maybe tell you its beyond repair. More than likely, they will ask you to ship it to them (at your expense) have they look it over (for a cost) and either fix it (for more cost) or ship it back to you saying it could not be repaired.
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The cards explode upon expiration of warranty.
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Yes actually. They could charge you, or maybe tell you its beyond repair. More than likely, they will ask you to ship it to them (at your expense) have they look it over (for a cost) and either fix it (for more cost) or ship it back to you saying it could not be repaired.
hmm okay i wonder how much they would charge
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post #6 of 25
A lot. They won't offer the service unless there is a good profit in it for them. To be honest, I would be surprised if they did fix it, I bet they'd just refuse it.
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A lot. They won't offer the service unless there is a good profit in it for them. To be honest, I would be surprised if they did fix it, I bet they'd just refuse it.
lame oh well for 120 bucks its s steal
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ur card implodes?
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The cards explode upon expiration of warranty.
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ur card implodes?
It's funny how many people don't read anymore.

@OP If the card breaks and it's out of warranty, it would probably be better to just buy a whole new card.
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post #10 of 25
120 for a 9800GX2 is not a steal....
you can get a 285 or 768 mb gtx460 for that price


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