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Where is the best place to buy hardware?

Postby CurtisCoburn on Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:39 am

I know of sites like newegg, and tigerdirect, and Amazon. But What do you consider the best place to buy the hardware, in terms of deals, and reliability, and services provided. What are the good and bad of each of the websites.

I hear Amazon isn't so good, because some people get DOA (dead on arrival) parts, and tigerdirect and newegg are the best. But I see a lot of people buying from Amazon that are on youtube.
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Re: Where is the best place to buy hardware?

Postby BubbaBlues on Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:42 am

I know that with newegg you get your product pretty quickly by UPS. Amazon uses FedEx and it takes about three times as
long to arrive.
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Re: Where is the best place to buy hardware?

Postby CurtisCoburn on Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:59 pm

BubbaBlues wrote:I know that with newegg you get your product pretty quickly by UPS. Amazon uses FedEx and it takes about three times as
long to arrive.

Really? That's horrible. I have heard from Youtube that the people who buy from Amazon, they usually have to delay lots of their videos about computer builds because they got it from Amazon. Sometimes they wait a few weeks by delaying videos because it takes that long. UGPC? Hear of that project?
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Re: Where is the best place to buy hardware?

Postby kyphi on Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:08 pm

Wouldn't that depend on which country you live in?

I mostly buy my components from PC Case Gear.
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Re: Where is the best place to buy hardware?

Postby homerscousin on Tue Dec 25, 2012 8:00 pm

Here is a site I check: http://www.techbargains.com/ Maybe there are others, I don't know. Sometimes I see some darn good deals listed there that I don't see on the home pages of Newegg and Tiger. Saves me from hunting and missing some things.
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