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Old 08-27-2007, 02:47 PM
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Quick question folks. I am buying my PS3 next week and was looking at replacement plans as well. Now best buy has a 2 yr replacment plan for 99.99 but target has a 3 yr plan for 29.99. What gives, is it cheaper because there are stipulations? Or because its Target?
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well if target is 29.99 probably some catch, you should ask

I use gamestop, they are great with that

just walk in, no questions asked and give you a whole new console
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Old 08-27-2007, 04:22 PM
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Yea. Gamestop or BBY will give you a brand new unit. Not sure what Target will though so that something important to keep in mind
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Old 08-27-2007, 04:31 PM
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I called and they said they will replace it or repair it. course I would have to send it in but damn would save me like 60 bucks
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I called and they said they will replace it or repair it. course I would have to send it in but damn would save me like 60 bucks
well that might true (not sure why $60 matters when your gonna be spending just $500 to $600 on a system) but then if you ever have a problem (I doubt you will) but you will have to spend atleast $10 to send it out. Then that will take 1 week for them to get it. Atleast 1 week for repair. Then another week for them to send it back. So thats atleast 3 weeks.

So up to you. Granted you might save $60 but everytime you have a problem, you have to pay for shipping and you have to box it up and all that stuff. From there on too, there will be atleast, MINIMUM a 3 week period before you get your system
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Old 08-27-2007, 05:33 PM
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if they try to repair first and you have to send it in, it's not worth it imo

you might as well not even get the warranty if that's the case, since you can just send it in to MS then

it's worth paying a bit more and getting the gamestop one.

They seriously do not ask you any questions and just replace with a brand new one

That's how I got a new 360 after my 1st one died.
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Old 08-27-2007, 05:44 PM
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yea I may spend the 50 on gamestop..so I get the 1 year sony warranty and then the 1 year gamestop warranyy. Does the gamestop warranty start when you buy it or after the sony warranty is up?
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it starts as soon as u buy it

its great, say your ps3 dies, you walk in and bring ur warranty (its called prp receipt or was it ppr) and then you just give them your broken one and they give you a new one

the only questions, they've asked me was what was wrong with it.

then I just told them the truth, my 360's disc drive started to fail on me and that's that
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Old 08-27-2007, 05:56 PM
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so what happens 2 yrs down the road..it breaks and your screwed?
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Old 08-27-2007, 05:57 PM
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well you can always renew your warranty if you're that worried after the year is up

OR

your console doesn't even have to break, by the end of the warranty you can just bring your console in and replace for a new one even when it's not broke
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