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Old 01-15-2005, 05:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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In your opinion is it a bad idea to buy refurbished computer parts. My money is kinda tight right now.
On new egg you can get;
A New A8V Deluxe for $136USD
A Refurbished for $92USD
Would it be alright to go for the 92? It doesn't really say much about it besides that its refurbished.
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Old 01-15-2005, 07:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, when parts are Refurbished, i think by law they have to test them. How they test them i dont know. But its not a bad idea. Depends on what your buying really, you dont want RAM to be refurbished.
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i only do refurbished for gfx and expansion cards i don't do those for the main parts...cause if there is a problem then there is no one else to blame but moi
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Old 01-15-2005, 08:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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So you think a refurbished mobo isn't A good idea?
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I don't think refurbished anything is good...

Look at it this way, would you really want a "refurbished" girlfriend? Someone who's like 50 when you're 20? She's been used, but she works?

Think about that lol
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Even though computer parts are supposed to have ridicolously long lives (something like over a million hours), I would advise against it, mainly because of the warranty. Warranties are your friend.
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It says it had a manufacturer warranty, but I gess I wont go for it. Ill go for the new one.
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Old 01-15-2005, 10:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Buying from a company like newegg.com I wouldn't worry too much, but buying new is probably worth it just to know
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