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Old 09-15-2005, 09:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,
I have recently discovered that international buying is alot cheaper than buying from Australia. However I was browsing through a few stores, i.e. Monarch Computers and they don't ship to Australia

I was wondering if anyone out there could find me a store that sells reasonably cheap parts (can be in any country really, but preferably America), that can be shipped into Australia as well.

I am only intending in buying more expensive items such as my gfx card and cpu from overseas and the rest from Australia.

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Old 09-15-2005, 11:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wouldnt shipping be expensive enough to tilt the prices back towards the australian stores? And wouldnt it take a long time to get something shipped from america to australia anyway?
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I dont no many i think these are some british ones that ship to australia:

http://www.chillblast.com/home.php

http://www.rlsupplies.co.uk/default.asp
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Old 09-15-2005, 09:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Depends on where it's from and what type of shipping they use, usually Fed-Ex is quite expensive or any other private mail courier, Australia Post doesn't seem to be too bad, either is USPS.
I buy alot of bike parts from the U.S and they are a heap cheaper than buying from Australia, so I was wondering if computer parts would be the same, Of course I wouldn't be stupid enough to order cases or psu's from the states as it would contribute to the shipping fee as they are both heavy and large.
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Check the first post on this thread:
http://techist.com/showthread.php?s=...0&pagenumber=1

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