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I just bought a new Acer Predator Helios 300 from a 3rd party online seller.

I got 10 days of replacement warranty.

Now, as I have invested a great amount of money in this system, I just want to make sure that I got the right product.

Can anyone please help me with few of the questions that I have.

  1. How can I check that the product is genuine or refurbished or a duplicate one?
  2. What are the ways to verify all the hardware is working fine and there is no issue with the machine?

When I was doing R&D on this topic, I found few articles – listing them here for reference:

Any help would be appreciated.

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    Best solution is to buy from a reputable dealer or right from Acer website.
    – Moab
    Oct 22 '19 at 13:39
  • I Agree, but sometimes there are factors affecting like location, cost etc. so we have to choose 3rd party.
    – Bharat
    Oct 22 '19 at 17:40
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1) You could find the product ID/serial number, and contact Acer.

2) I would do a Prime95 CPU test to make sure it doesn't BSOD/crash/hang. I would also do a Memtest to check the RAM is ok, probably a 4-8hr soak test. You could also run some GPU benchmarks to make sure there's no artifacting on the video output.

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