This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

Buying used GPU's off of Amazon is it a bad idea?

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. PC
  3. Buying used GPU's off of Amazon is it a bad idea?
2 years ago#1
Hey, so I'm very interested in buying a new gtx 670 ftw so that I can sli my card. I know performance wise no other single card can beat an sli gtx 670 ftw. My concern would be is buying used a bad idea.
The used card is selling for 279.99
My current set up is a
I5-3570k
Gtx 670 ftw
1tb hard drive
16gb ram
6 fans
Tx750w power Supply
P8 z77 lk - v mobo
2 years ago#2
Obviously, buying used does have certain risks attached to almost anything (i.e. if he's selling it because he knows something is wrong or going wrong with it). All I can tell you is that in my 12 years of PC gaming I have never once had a GPU go bad. My current GPU has been heavily used for over 4 years now and is functioning perfectly. It seems to me like HDDs, Mobos, RAM, and PSUs can fail rather easily while GPU's and CPU's last for ages. So I doubt buying a GPU with a year or two of use on it is really going to be all that risky as far as normal wear and tear is concerned. .
  1. Boards
  2. PC
  3. Buying used GPU's off of Amazon is it a bad idea?

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived