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Windows 7: Newegg Vs. Amazon for buying PC parts

04 Mar 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I agree with everyone. I like shopping with newegg and I like having all my eggs in one basket (haha, pun intended).
I've also been recently buying lots of items through Amazon (did most of my x-mas shopping with them this year. That's the way to go!) and I was very pleased with the whole experience.

As it turns out I have in my NE cart; DVD/CD burner, Seagate HDD, Thermaltake PSU, Corsair memory, Rosewill remote, AMD CPU (with fan and heatsink I hope), Silverstone micro-ATX case.
Shipping on all items= $26.76
I can get the case from Amazon for 10$ less and the HDD for 5$ less (both free shipping) for a total of $15 savings which also changes the NE shipping to $6.77
So I'd be saving around $35 by mixing and matching.

I have to buy the mobo from amazon (actually TigerDirect) because NE is out of stock.
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04 Mar 2011   #12

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

I think in terms of the RMAs, shipping, prices, and service they're pretty comparable. Sometimes Newegg has a better variety of products within a category, but I like Amazon's 1-Click ordering to speed up the process.

Peripherals that I can hold off on like a new BD drive I always get from Newegg or online because I have a particular brand and model in mind. But I try to buy the core components from the local Micro Center. If they have the motherboard, CPU, RAM, GPU, and PSU I want, I'll buy there and not have to deal with any fear of needing to RMA anything that could hold up the build. On the current build MC didn't have the RAM I wanted in stock so I bought from Newegg and crossed my fingers.

It's always nice when things just plain work.
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04 Mar 2011   #13

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

I steer clear of Newegg for reasons of my own, and I only use Amazon on rare occasions, because they do not protect their customers from problems when an order goes to one of their sub-vendors. I use either Tiger Direct or eBay for almost all of my transactions. So far, neither one have let me down.
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