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Old 06-23-2009, 09:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Tiger Direct... any thoughts?

Im thinking about buying some stuff off tiger direct, but before I do does anyone have anything positive/negative to say about tiger direct?

(sorry, i dint know which category to post this in)
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i use tiger direct as a double check for best prices after newegg.
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Default Re: Tiger Direct... any thoughts?

Tired Direct kinda sucks for the most part. I've found their customer service to be crap, and their prices are normally higher than newegg.

Also, newegg has a wider variety of stuff.
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Default Re: Tiger Direct... any thoughts?

I tend to avoid TD. There's been a couple times where I've ordered something that was in stock. They accepted the order but then sent an email saying the item was backordered. This has also happened to me on ZipZoomFly's site a couple times. Newegg is by far the premiere eVendor.
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Please avoid TD. The store near me is basically lazy slumps on a chair. I called them one day and asked them for a iceq turbo 4670, they said they 2 on stores i went to the store and there wasn't, and that was the TD address where the card was located.

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Prices are not that bad like in the mid range but i recommend newegg it's way better.
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Please avoid TD. The store near me is basically lazy slumps on a chair. I called them one day and asked them for a iceq turbo 4670, they said they 2 on stores i went to the store and there wasn't, and that was the TD address where the card was located.

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Customer Service SUCKS
Prices are not that bad like in the mid range but i recommend newegg it's way better.
ok... well, are their any other sites that are good besides newegg because i am getting hammered by all these california taxes they have on electronics. specifically i am looking to get a laptop. i was also looking at ecomelectronics, and ecost.com. any thoughts on either of those?
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Default Re: Tiger Direct... any thoughts?

NCIXUS.com is probably your next best bet. Customer service is first class and prices are usually the same as newegg.
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Default Re: Tiger Direct... any thoughts?

You can check Buy.com I don't believe they have CA taxes. I don't know anything about the other two.

Edit: Heard good stuff about ncixus.com as Baez suggested but I've never bought from them myself.

I would avoid TD like the plague. The last straw for them was when they sent me a laptop that was clearly reserviced and had a defective optical drive to boot but was listed as New. They'll never get my business again after that.
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Default Re: Tiger Direct... any thoughts?

Same Jord. I've had plenty of "refurbished disputes" with them.

Also NCIX has updated their site but for some reason only the Canadian version rght now.

This is the newer one.
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Buy.com has some good lappy prices. I get an email from ResellerRatings every day of bargains and they usually have one or two on there.

Here's a couple from the past few days:
Sony VAIO NS215N/S Notebook - VGNNS215N/S - Buy.com
$650 w/free shipping

MSI VR420 Notebook - 9S7-142212-044 - Buy.com
$400 w/free shipping
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