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This past Monday I purchased a Asus HD6950 card from Newegg.com... I arrived today...on the side of the box it says "Manufactors Reconditioned Parts" with a orange dot with a B in it...

I just got off the phone with Asus support..with a reconditioned card the warranty is only a year now, rather than 3 years...

Is it worth keeping or should i send it back to NE and get a new card...

I am torn cause a year isnt that bad and I do have a card with the full 3 year warranty that it will crossfire with... Your advice and/or opinions are wanted here...
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I'd say just return it and get a new one. Better to have a longer warranty in case anything happens.
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ASUS honors warranty by serial number, so going with 3 years and after some time selling the card can get you some more money.
    
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ASUS honors warranty by serial number, so going with 3 years and after some time selling the card can get you some more money.
Did you read the OP's post? Refurb warranty is 1 year not 3.

OP, is that a new purchase or did you go openbox?
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ASUS honors warranty by serial number, so going with 3 years and after some time selling the card can get you some more money.
And there is nothing saying that Asus could no adjust that warranty for THAT serial number in their computer... I seem to not be able to keep video cards for all that long...but still like that cushion for just in case
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Did you read the OP's post? Refurb warranty is 1 year not 3.

OP, is that a new purchase or did you go openbox?
It is a open box deal
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Getting a new one would be the right thing. Just send it back.
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It is a open box deal
Send it back and buy new.
1 year is great, But I would just take the hit in the wallet and have the extra security of 3 years.
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It is a open box deal
Newegg rocks.
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ASUS honors warranty by serial number, so going with 3 years and after some time selling the card can get you some more money.
Did all of you read it correctly? I was saying GET 3 YEARS. ffs
    
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