Your Favorite Shop for Computing part (POLL)

Favorite Shop for Computing part && equipment

  • Newegg

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  • Amazon

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Jonforum

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hi, Where do you shop, your Computing part equipment for your studio or work?

If not listed, you can tell us. (Not local store)
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This has nothing to do with actually making games.

I've moved this thread to General Lounge. Please be sure to post your threads in the correct forum next time. Thank you.

 

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I tend to go to the larger Dicom shop in Gorna Oryahovitsa. Some of the staff speak a bit of English, which is useful for me. All of them seem patient with foreigners, and help them to improve their spoken Bulgarian.
 

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For me it kind of depends on which place has the better price or has a sale on the item. But I typically choose between, newegg, amazon, b&h ( typically the cheapest with no tax and no shipping costs). But if I want to go to a local place and not online then it would be microcenter for me. Which also has great deals most of the time, but only instore deals.
 

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RebelTech and WootWare in South Africa.
 

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It used to be easy to go to radio shack & circuit city but alas they've gone. So now I take my chances with amazon, tiger direct and new egg. I don't like ali express. They keep sending me the wrong parts >_<
Also I avoid eBay like the plague. Had nothing but bricks...
But if I got 4 - 6 weeks to spare, Deal Extreme is my shiz (it's all made in china right? Lol). Never any issues
 
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It used to be easy to go to radio shack & circuit city but alas they've gone. So now I take my chances with amazon and new egg. I avoid eBay like the plague. Had nothing but bricks...
yep, radio shack closed at my city too
 

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@kaukusaki @Jonforum And here am I begging for something like Radio Shack or Circuit City in South Africa, I usually have to order capacitors to fix mobos from RS-Online. I always browse New Egg, some great deals on there, only sad part is that they don't usually ship to SA for the sweet parts, only the crappy ones, and even then the import costs is not worth it. Then when it arrives, customs holds it and ends up charging the amount of the products release price. Third world problems lol.
 

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@kaukusaki @Jonforum And here am I begging for something like Radio Shack or Circuit City in South Africa, I usually have to order capacitors to fix mobos from RS-Online. I always browse New Egg, some great deals on there, only sad part is that they don't usually ship to SA for the sweet parts, only the crappy ones, and even then the import costs is not worth it. Then when it arrives, customs holds it and ends up charging the amount of the products release price. Third world problems lol.
During the last year newegg has become the reference for price.
It stands very high and far ncix and amazon for Computer part.

My favorite for now , are newegg for computer part.

GeekBuying for Tablet and phone.

AliExpress for electronic part ( for buy LOT of capacitors,diode,Cable HDMI,USB,Cook Tool, or small gadget. )
 

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I'm jealous @Jonforum I never had the right parts sent from Ali express. Even with the manufacturer part number all I get is ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
At that rate it was cheaper to hold my old stuff for frankenstiening while I upgraded lol
 

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I'm jealous @Jonforum I never had the right parts sent from Ali express. Even with the manufacturer part number all I get is ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
At that rate it was cheaper to hold my old stuff for frankenstiening while I upgraded lol
AliExpress is a supplier directory.
Maybe you have not done business with a good seller, or manifacturer.

Aliexpress freezes your amount of money, and the seller is only paying if you accept the received product.

In case you receive a bad product you are 100% refund and the seller does not receive anything.
These very rare, to fall on bad product.
Ideally when you shop on this site, it is to anticipate any product need in the future.
On about 150 order, only some seller send me sheep, but hey, this product has a $ 1
Aliexpress alway refund me

My last buy experien are this and is very quality stuff

Huge Extra XL Large Size Mouse Pad [ when i work in my bed ]
5$ vs (25$30$) in local market

LCD Digital Massager Phone
40$ vs (90$,100$) in local market (for touch screen)

5 M Automatic Retractable Dog Leash Nylon
6$ vs (25$) in local market

SNDWAY SW-E40 131ft Laser Rangefinder 40m Distance Meter
I do not know why but I absolutely wanted one lol
24$ vs (70$,90$) in local market

It is always necessary to verify the user's opinions about the seller or manifacturer.
 
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I never got refunds because it cost me more sending it back and Ali express and the suppliers would play blame football with my documented complaints. It wasn't worth the headache. I guess I got unlucky dealing with suppliers through them. Three times i had continued negative experiences .... I gave up hoping my luck would change. I'm happy they work well for you.
 

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I never got refunds because it cost me more sending it back and Ali express and the suppliers would play blame football with my documented complaints. It wasn't worth the headache. I guess I got unlucky dealing with suppliers through them. Three times i had continued negative experiences .... I gave up hoping my luck would change. I'm happy they work well for you.
You seem to have had a strange experience indeed.
Maybe it was a few years ago?
 

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As my day job is managing datacenters, I'm usually buying things from the manufacturers. Or from a select group of resellers. As for personal stuff, I'm pretty lame. Bought my desktop from Best Buy (It was on sale $200 off) and my wife's laptop from the Microsoft store, because it was almost half price for the Christmas sale. I haven't hand built a PC in over 15 years.
 

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I go to a shop called Micro Center, and I'm 99.9% positive that might just be something in the Detroit metro. They usually have really good deals and will mark down something a ton even if just the box gets banged up a bit during transport. I'll grab a few things off Amazon or Newegg if I need to shop around for something I can't find locally.
 

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@Jonforum it was 2 years ago. I don't try again after 3 bad experiences (glares at ebay). I know superstitious af but that's me lol
 

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Apple.com when I'm not broke.
eBay when I know a thing will break.
Amazon for their "lifestyles" electronica.
 

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