Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 


Budget Gamer
10609 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Lifetime subscriber

  #1964867 27-Feb-2018 07:59
Send private message

If a product is still under warranty, and theres nothing to indicate anything dodgy (the source of the item or the damage) , then charging for a repair/swap is not acceptable. They should just be able to look up the serial number etc and see if its covered or not.


TBH (and I could be completely wrong), but your tech guy sounds like bit of a rip off if hes over charging for postage, and claiming a supplier wants $$ for a warranty covered product before they've even got it. 


1101 is right however, if the tech isnt the original supplier, then it is his time and effort to chase it up, but he should be clear about this, not claim its for postage and EVGA fees. When I was working for myself, there was no way Id charge anyone anything until the work was completed and I had a full break down of fees etc.



XPD^ / DemiseNZ


Blog         Free Games        Twitter


My TradeMe Goodies


Disclaimer - It wasn't me, the dog ate my keyboard, my account was hacked, I was drunk, ALIENS.

2151 posts

Uber Geek

  #1965005 27-Feb-2018 11:51
Send private message



.Is that true that they charge if the card owner doesn’t have a receipt?


You'd need to ask them.
Some manufactures do, some dont.
Some warranties MIGHT be non-transferable
Some manufacturers go by the s/n , and dont ask for receipt (unless you dispute when out of warranty)


These are questions that no one here can answer.
We dont know what EVGA will do in this particular case . 
We dont know how the tech is involved in any of this & what he's up to or what contact he's had with EVGA over this.


24 posts


  #1966146 28-Feb-2018 21:39
Send private message

Just a quick update,so I picked this deal off Facebook market place.Evga gtx 1070 ftw for $400 bucks!!!Seller had originally RME’ed the card and I bought the replacement.Appers brand new.Now just waiting for my replacement to arrive.Probably will run it in SLI or just sell one off.Will update once I get my replacement.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter and LinkedIn »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Soul Machines joins forces with the World Health Organization
Posted 13-Jul-2020 18:00

Chorus completes the build and commissioning of two new core Ethernet switches
Posted 8-Jul-2020 09:48

National Institute for Health Innovation develops treatment app for gambling
Posted 6-Jul-2020 16:25

Nokia 2.3 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Jul-2020 12:30

Menulog change colours as parent company merges with Dutch food delivery service
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:53

Techweek2020 goes digital to make it easier for Kiwis to connect and learn
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:48

Catalyst Cloud launches new Solutions Hub to support their kiwi Partners and Customers
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:44

Microsoft to help New Zealand job seekers acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:41

Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new HPE GreenLake cloud services
Posted 24-Jun-2020 08:07

New cloud data protection services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:58

Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveils HPE Ezmeral, new software portfolio and brand
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:10

Apple reveals new developer technologies to foster the next generation of apps
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:30

Poly introduces solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:14

Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations
Posted 23-Jun-2020 09:17

Lenovo brings Linux certification to ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:56

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.