whats the best place to buy computer hardware?

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  1. Chris90210

    Chris90210 New Member

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    i usually use tigerdirect.com but does anyone have anything better?
     
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    newegg.com
     
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    zipzoomfly

    FTW
     
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    Until you have an RMA.
     
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    Iv had 2 RMA's that they where great about
     
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    :stupid:
     
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    newegg

    ordered about 4 PC's worth of hardware from them so far, had a few RMA's...everything went smooth.
     
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    dumpster diving > *

    u'd be surprised what stuff you find behind an IT store or government building!
     
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    1700+ DUT3C that is good for 2.1GHz on air :o Found that last week
     
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    I really like a couple of small local shops. Most of the time their prices are close to what I find online (ncix.com), and their service is very good. It's really nice to go in and talk to a sales person who actually knows their shit and is respectful and friendly.
     
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    They are hard to come by. everywhere here is 30-60 bucks more then online
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Yeah, you gotta search for them. Harder in the US I'd imagine as well, since newegg has such great prices (and doesn't ship to Canada).
     
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    Exactly.
     
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    best i got is best buy and they don't know crap and the geek squad there are a bunch or arrogant fags. why did circuit city go under:wtc:
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Chain stores FTL. You gotta look for the little, hole-in-the-wall, mom-and-pop, chinese immigrant-owned places.
     
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    Soulfire No Pain, No Gain

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    Newegg is my top choice. top notch service and great prices. I dont care if i save 5-10% here or there. Newegg is worth it.
     
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    colosodian Next Gen

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    I buy from newegg, zipzoomfly.

    I had to issue an rma on a motherboard (zipzoomfly) after it shorted 3 psu's(newegg)

    I would rather do 3 newegg rma vs. 1 zipzoomfly rma.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I fucking hate those goddamn bastards. Will NEVER do business with them again.

    Cliffs: I put in an order, they told me it was being processed. More than a month later, I call again to ask what's up with my order since I haven't received it. After calling about 5 times, they tell me that it's mysteriously been cancelled. I asked for a discount because of all the hassle they'd put me through, and they basically were bastards about the whole thing. So a while later, I find a really good price on something there and decide to give them another chance. When I order it, they tell me they need payment in advance (as opposed to COD like they normally do) because it says so on my account. I told them to go fuck themselves at that point.
     
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    Like everyone else says i <3 newegg.com
     
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    DaveyD Fuck Ohio State, son

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    I just ordered some stuff from Newegg. Might be my last time. NewEgg + FedEx + teh win. Now Newegg + UPS = teh lose. Fedex would rape the road for me to get my stuff at least a day early. But UPS shipping is sluggish.
     
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    I ordered some stuff from Newegg this morning and opted to pay more for FedEx shipping. I have no doubts it'll be here by Thursday.
     
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    UPS = teh lose in general.
     
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    also I have found that mwave.com is good, sometimes they have better prices than newegg.com, I am in the process of RMAing something I got from them right now
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Yeah, I imagine they're a good place to go if you can go to the actual store. The prices are tough to beat.
     

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