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Old 05-03-2007, 12:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay so my external harddrive went from $140 yesterday to $152 today.

So did the sound card that was $62 turned into $77

And wait that case that was $99 had a $30 rebate but today it (rebate) is gone.

When is the best time to buy stuff off newegg? Do they have weekly cycles that each hardware is cheaper? If so what is their schedule?

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Old 05-03-2007, 01:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't think they have a schedule. Prices are always changing by the minute.

One of the best deals on right now is this: - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Gskill DDR2 800 2x1G kit - $135.99 - Instant $40 off = $95.99 with free 3 day shipping.
<- It's hard to beat that for a decent 2g kit of DDR2... I've already bought 2.

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Old 05-03-2007, 02:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I rememeber buying my ram for $258 (ouch), back in Jan.....and now i see it for $280 O_O, on newegg....weird.

I think their prices, go by supply and demand.


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Old 05-03-2007, 02:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Wow I see all these numbers on memory's. First pc2700 (which is what I use) then you guys mention the pc6400 ddr2 memory then I checked the list in and found the pc9600 memory.

What is the explanation of this? I'm assuming the higher the number the better right? Well I'm planning to build a system with a Conroe processor so what motherboard would support both Conroe and DDR2 9600 memory? Also I'm in need of AGP slot since I don't want to ditch my 150-dollar 7600gs 512mb AGP video card.

EDIT: I now decided to return that video card with a $21 restocking fee. So ignore my last statement about having a motherboard with AGP.
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they have alot of deals that last for a week and then they have end of the month deals and everything. I agree with the supply and demand and also the manufacture probably has a hand in it as well and on the rebate. It probably expired and they had to take it down.
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Ya the e6600 went from $233 to $227 and the $133 fatality went back up to $182 cause the rebate went away.
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So there is always an end of the month deal? Is there any way to predict which items will appear?
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You just have to check newegg out regularly.

When I built my pc I saved around $200 in rebates, and I got every penny, although I had to wait around 60 days for them.
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took me 2 months to get 3 bucks o.0


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