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nvidiaguy2005
03-12-05, 03:17 AM
hi im just wondering if anyone ever bought a refurb card from newegg. i was thing about buying a xfx 6800nu for 182$. it says barebone does that mean i just will get the card nothing esle? one more question does the 6600gt take more power to run then the 6800nu because someone told me i will need aleast 400 watt power if i buy the 6600gt but i only got a 300 watt now. im running a radeon 9800pro now so im looking to upgrad something that doesnt caost much i got about 200 tp spend. any help be great

ChrisRay
03-12-05, 03:33 AM
hi im just wondering if anyone ever bought a refurb card from newegg. i was thing about buying a xfx 6800nu for 182$. it says barebone does that mean i just will get the card nothing esle? one more question does the 6600gt take more power to run then the 6800nu because someone told me i will need aleast 400 watt power if i buy the 6600gt but i only got a 300 watt now. im running a radeon 9800pro now so im looking to upgrad something that doesnt caost much i got about 200 tp spend. any help be great


I think they consume comparable amounts of power actually. Yes barebones means the card only.

bkswaney
03-12-05, 03:52 AM
The Newegg refurbs are good cards.
I've had 2 now and both run great.

You will get the card only. Nothing else.

I would say a good 300watt and up PS should be fine.
I would try your PS before I got a new one. It may work fine.

Haradrim
03-13-05, 05:23 AM
I bought a refurbished Chaintech 6600GT from newegg, did not receive just card but the entire box and contents like it was new. Was a nice surprise and card is working great, just gonna have to put better cooling on it.

TeaEtchSee
03-13-05, 10:10 AM
Its tested before it hits the market...

I like my Video Cards to be Virgins :)

ricercar
03-15-05, 03:36 PM
I've bought a bunch of refurbs from newegg. The motherboards have all been bubble-wrapped bare-bone, item-only, but the video cards have included the original box and accessories. YMMV.

nas82
03-15-05, 07:44 PM
I just bought an ASUS 6800GT256mb refurb. It included everything a retail card comes with. Including games dvi adapter ect.