Laptop warranty advice please.

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  1. footman

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    I've seen a laptop on Gumtree that I'm interested in. It's about £300 off list price and the guy selling says he gets them from an importer and that he has 3 of them.
    Working on the basis that its all kosher stuff, where would I stand on warranty?
    He says there is a warranty card inside but I assume thats just for the international warranty.
    There would be no invoice from his supplier to him and I doubt if he would give me one!
    Any advice gratefully received.
     
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    all depends what it is

    also can you go and see it and check it out.

    if you cant i would steer clear
     
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    Yes, its collection only and I asked if he would start it up and he agreed.
    Its the latest MSI gaming laptop.
     
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    I'd send MSI an email if the warranty is important to you.
    Get something in writing from them or otherwise you could be stuck if anything goes wrong.
     
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    good idea
     
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    Thats the one! In the main text he calls it a GX720 but I'm sure its the 620. I think I may pass on this as I'm sure MSI would go all coy on me should a warranty issue arise.
    Thanks for all the input.
     
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    all i can say is

    it's worth going to have a look but make sure you go with a hard looking mate.

    if it's all kosher no worries you got yourself a nice laptop.

    as for warranty you might want to look into laptop insurance which will cover you like a warranty
     

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