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Old 14-07-17, 09:00 AM
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PNY reveals their budget-oriented CS1311 series of SSDs

The PNY CS1311 will come with capacities of 120GB to 960GB.



Read more on PNY's new budget-oriented CS1311 series of SSDs.

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PNwho? ohhhh yeah, that company that used to give a pretend lifetime warranty.
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Old 14-07-17, 09:48 AM
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PNwho? ohhhh yeah, that company that used to give a pretend lifetime warranty.
It's PNwhy, not PNwho *SCNR*

What exactly do you mean with pretend lifetime warranty?
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It's PNwhy, not PNwho *SCNR*

What exactly do you mean with pretend lifetime warranty?
They used to give a lifetime warranty with their GPUs. Only it was a Lifetime**11starstar lifetime warranty.

If your card failed after the first year and you applied for this lifetime warranty they quickly told you that it actually meant the lifetime of production. IE - as soon as the last GPU of that type rolled off of the end of the production line it no longer had any warranty at all.

And we all know how long a computer part remains in production these days. About five minutes.

So yeah, total scam and not a company I would want to buy stuff from. My mate got royally screwed when his GTX 570 died just after a year. "It's OK" he said "I have a lifetime warranty on it". Only he didn't, and PNY were quick to tell him to get lost.
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So yeah, total scam and not a company I would want to buy stuff from. My mate got royally screwed when his GTX 570 died just after a year. "It's OK" he said "I have a lifetime warranty on it". Only he didn't, and PNY were quick to tell him to get lost.
LOL that's some real scam! I thought something like that was legally regulated and would come out as "false advertising".
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LOL that's some real scam! I thought something like that was legally regulated and would come out as "false advertising".
Mate it probably does now. This was a few years ago obs (GTX 570 and all) but yeah I would imagine they were given quite a slap for that. They don't do it now, nor really make any desktop GPUs.

They obviously did it to be like BFG. However, they did not mean it like BFG did.
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I find that strange. I have purchased a fw products from PNY and had a somewhat similar experience that turned out positive.
The exact same GPU failed me after 1 year and 5 months.
I submitted a claim and PNY honored it straight away. The only requirements that had to be met were.
Product registration when I purchased and provide them with a copy of the original invoice.
Once that was done they sent me a refurbished GPU that served me well till I sold that unit.
Yes, it was refurbished and not brand new but they did honor the warranty as welas sent it our with a return label for the faulty GPU.
Maybe I got lucky I don't know.
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I find that strange. I have purchased a fw products from PNY and had a somewhat similar experience that turned out positive.
The exact same GPU failed me after 1 year and 5 months.
I submitted a claim and PNY honored it straight away. The only requirements that had to be met were.
Product registration when I purchased and provide them with a copy of the original invoice.
Once that was done they sent me a refurbished GPU that served me well till I sold that unit.
Yes, it was refurbished and not brand new but they did honor the warranty as welas sent it our with a return label for the faulty GPU.
Maybe I got lucky I don't know.
It's probably dependent on where you live. I think they were able to do it in US, but EU regulations would hammer them hard if they tried the same fake warranty here. Or maybe other way around. I only had one PNY card back in the 00's and it failed after 1 week. Swapped to another brand and never touched them again.
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https://www.pny.com/support/technica...nties-policies

It seems they changed it, probably by force of law, to a full lifetime warranty and made a statement about it. However, note that is only for XLR8 products and you need the full packing everything the card came with.

https://hardforum.com/threads/pny-li...ranty.1738538/

Is more examples of what they used to do.
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