used components

Forum discussion tagged with used components.
  1. orika

    Question Need your professional advice on these used cards.

    So i'm basically searching for the best used deals i can find in india, there's a red dragon rx 480 8gb for around 85-90 usd converted and an rx 570 sapphire pulse for 100 usd. I really wanted this sapphire nitro 480 8gb but with warranty only till may of 2021 and i thought it had the sapphire...
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    Question Should I run badblocks on a "new" refurbished hard drive?

    I recently got a refurbished 3TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000. The seller claimed it it has 0 bad blocks. The drive passed both short and extended tests with Western Digital's WinDFT. The drive also passed short and extended tests with GSmartControl. As a side note, I'm suspicious the seller may have...
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    [SOLVED] Question about GTX 1070 WINDFORCE OC 8GB

    Just bought a used GTX 1070 Windforce OC 8GB online and can your guys help me check is this the real GTX 1070 I just stress test the GPU for around 5 minute and it go up to 85 Celsius is it normal ?.. Bought it at a very cheap price in Malaysia (RM625 Convert to USD is 149.30$) This is few...
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    [SOLVED] Should you go for used GPU with warranty?

    Is it better to buy used GPU with warranty, say 3 months minimum and 2 years maximum? Available choices are a used ROG Strix RX 570(103 bucks with 2 year warranty), a new 1(156 bucks with 3 year warranty) and a used Sapphire Nitro RX 580 4gb(90 bucks with 3 months warranty). In this scenario...
  5. andrej2577

    Question Help buying used RAM

    I was looking to buy this 32GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 2666MHz DDR4 RAM kit. The guy is offering them for a pretty good price but they have been run at 3000MHz for a year or two and used only for gaming. Now, my question is - Is it safe to buy these? Should I worry about failure in the near...
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    [SOLVED] I bought a used GPU, I think it was used for mining, should I return it?

    Hello gentlemen, I recently bought a used card from a known online store (even though the seller was a third party), specifically an Asus Rog Strix RX580 O8G. It was listed as “as new” and came at a little under 200€ which seemed like a good deal, and given the fact that I could return it and...
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    [SOLVED] Buying used GPUs from Bitcoin miners ?

    Hello, since im broke and i wanted a GPU for gaming i wanna ask if is good to buy GPU from Bitcoin miners. Some people said that is good buying from them because GPU was still on the same temperature and they don't broke soon. So i wanted to know if its true or should i save some money and get...
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    Question Double screen glitch?

    I recently acquired an older PC that I set about upgrading. My budget is limited but I was able to get a really good deal on a NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB GPU. I had no issues with this purchase until the point that I began attempting to play Skyrim Special Edition on it. Five minutes into the game...
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    Motherboard lights won't come on

    So I just got my new i7 7700k fitted today along with my gtx 960 EVGA I got the MSI Z270 Gaming pro carbon and I have a 650 watt PSU, everything is fitted but for some reason the mystic lights that are shown on the image dont light up when I turn my PC on, I think it may be because I have not...