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Hey guys,

Newegg has an open box deal for $100 off the new price for an open box monitor that I'm looking at grabbing.

I know Newegg has a 30 day warranty but do I quality for ASUS warranty and rapid replacement service as they go of serial number?

Also, what kind of experiences have you guys had if you have bought one?

I think I might just do it and see what happens, if it's bad I'll return...if not I save $100.
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Everything I bought open box has worked flawlessly.

Also Asus will cover you fully under their warranty. Go for it imo.
    
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I have tried newegg open box stuff twice...... and sent them both back. YMMV, but I would avoid it.
    
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post #4 of 15
Just careful with open box monitors. They sometimes charge 15-20 bucks for shipping and the open box price turns out not to be much lower then a new one with free shipping.

Heres an example, in this case I would just get the new one.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...EJbmd+Black+22

another

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...H236H+Black+23
Edited by Chuckclc - 1/24/11 at 9:01pm
post #5 of 15
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Even with the $20 shipping i'm still ahead $100
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I have bought open box before and glad I did since it saved me money. But i bought a x700 vid card, stupid VGA port didnt work tho but the dvi port did so I didnt care. And it might be one of those monitors tho that will have stuck pixels or malfunctioning pixels, but idk could just be a returned one that someone didnt like. So if it still comes with the eggs warranty get it!
 
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post #7 of 15
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Even with the $20 shipping i'm still ahead $100
If thats the case then seems like a good buy. Which one by the way?
post #8 of 15
I've bought open box on ebay... And it was fine.


Some finger prints is all
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If thats the case then seems like a good buy. Which one by the way?
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post #10 of 15
I would worry about getting someone's return with dead pixels or something similar.
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