My friend has a 4870 that he wants to sell me so he can upgrade to a new card. I'm never an early adopter, so I've been looking for a "new" card in the meantime anyways.
Right now, I have a BFG 8800GTX 1GB, so it would be a step up (I think). He's asking $100... can anyone give me their opinion on the price? Should I low-ball for $75 since it's used?
The maker really matters here. If it's an XFX with a double lifetime warranty (original purchase gets a warranty, second hand sale gets the same warranty) - sure, grab it for $100, it's as good as new.
Otherwise... ehhh, maybe not.
That could be bad, a lot of them won't honor better warranties unless the original purchaser registered them within 30 days of purchase, and you're usually stuck with just a 1-year limited. It is definitely a step up, probably between 15-20%, if you've got something to do with the 8800 then I'd go for it, but otherwise see if you can talk him down to $75 :winky: