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Posted · Original PosterOP

Any tips on buying used GPUs from Craigslist... Like how to test them etc. Thanks.


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There is really no way of testing it unless you go to their house and test it.

but a big one is to look out for any burn marks on the pcb.


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Any tips on buying used GPUs from Craigslist... Like how to test them etc. Thanks.

 

If they don't let me test them with FurMark (they can be present) I wouldn't even consider buying it. 

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I would go as far as to bring my PC there and run some stress tests if they allow it.


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Eh, I bought one from some guy in a parking lot. He just handed me the GPU and I gave him 4 20's. Still works great. (Was 3 years ago)


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I would rather buy a used GPU online than on Craigslist


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If they are serious about selling it, they will test it on their PC with you present. I wouldn't settle for anything less really.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

I would never buy a GPU without testing it at their location. Besides PCB burn marks, what else can I look at? Testing with Furmark and look for what?


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Doing research on the specific model youre looking at would be the best.


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