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Windows 7: What things i should keep in mind when buying 2nd hand things???

22 Feb 2013   #1

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What things i should keep in mind when buying 2nd hand things???

Guys,I am going to build a gaming pc which components will used items.Can u tell me which things should i recall in my mind while buying used HDD,GPU,PROCESSOR,MOTHERBOARD,RAM,DVD DRIVE,PSU etc
What i figure out what ever i buy it must have warranty.Any advice is very needed.Thanksssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
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22 Feb 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro-x64

1. Make sure they work and are compatible with the OS. You can check Windows Compatibility Center. (Win8)
2. Check to see if current drivers are available for the GPU.
3. See if updates are available for the Motherboard BIOS and chipset (INF files).
4. Make sure the memory modules are compatible with the Motherboard. (Speed, type, voltage, etc.)
5. Replace the Motherboard battery.
6. Verify that the PSU will support your hardware.

Good luck!
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