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#1 gregmallek


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Posted 30 December 2008 - 01:23 PM

Hi! Does anyone have good recommendations on web sites with good prices on hardware? I have bought from CompUSA.com, and I know their prices aren't the best. I have been happy with their customer service, though (they accepted a DOA return no questions asked), so I'm not complaining terribly. I saw that Newegg.com has a little better prices, but I would like advice from those in the know.



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#2 hamluis



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Posted 30 December 2008 - 02:05 PM




The first two are individual vendors, while bizrate will provide comparative vendors/prices for components you specify.

I believe that members of this forum also receive a discount of some sort on Newegg purchases (I've never bothered to use it, but I believe the details can be found near the entry point of the forum.)

Newegg Hot Deals, Promotions, Promo Codes, And Coupons For BC Members - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/23121/newegg-hot-deals-promotions-promo-codes-and-coupons-for-our-members/


Edited by hamluis, 30 December 2008 - 04:24 PM.

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Posted 30 December 2008 - 02:16 PM

For the last 3 years, I use nothing but Newegg for new parts
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Posted 30 December 2008 - 02:31 PM

Always NewEgg, for me.
Never had any problems, with them.
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Posted 30 December 2008 - 04:15 PM

Newegg for me as well. It is not because they have the lowest prices like the old days, but because I just don't have to worry about my orders. Once my order goes in, I know when it will ship and how long it will take to get to my front door. Knowing "when" is valuable when you have customers with deadlines and schedules.

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Posted 30 December 2008 - 06:30 PM

If you're on the west coast, Frys.com is also a good place. I like it because it's an actual store (so they do charge you sales tax if is shipped to a state where they have a store). They don't always have the lowest prices, but they do have some good deals on a regular basis.

I mostly use NewEgg now because like other users have mentioned, you can count on their service. I haven't seen another site that has so many reviews on their products. Most people will put their hardware in their review which is very helpful.

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 05:53 PM

I use NewEgg and TigerDirect.

One nice thing about Tigerdirect is they will take phone orders. This can be helpful if you can't access the internet and need a part to get your computer up and running! :thumbsup:

Edited by Capn Easy, 31 December 2008 - 05:54 PM.

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 07:22 PM

Newegg.com when I have to, otherwise I use a local shop that will price match (somewhat)

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