Hi, I just bought a
- iBUYPOWER Gamer Extreme 927
- Core 2 Quad Q9550(2.83GHz)
- 8GB DDR2 750GB
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275
- Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
...from Newegg as an Open Box special.
It hasn't arrived yet, but I expect that when it does, it may be riddled with hardware issues. I'd like to know in advance what I can do to check temperatures, RAM, video card status, etc.
I'm not computer-smart whatsoever, so bear with me.
Questions for tech junkies:
What would you do, if you were getting an Open Box PC, and weren't sure exactly what had been done to it in the past? How would you check the components?
What are some important things to check among internal hardware before starting it up?
What have you heard about iBuyPower computers? Craftsmanship weaknesses, strengths?
Any general info would be great, and thanks in advance.