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Is there anything wrong with buying all your parts for a new rig off ebay?

post #1 of 9
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Well looking and comparing prices ebay is always cheaper. I'm not talking about some ol' used parts, but a brand new warranty included, just like you'd buy it off newegg 2500k costs 209, vs 225 on newegg. Has anybody done this? Gotten their case and all innards of their rig all from ebay?
Edited by venomblade - 5/4/11 at 12:34am
post #2 of 9
sure go ahead if it is cheaper, you can always fine a dispute with paypal if anything happens.
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post #3 of 9
Nothing wrong with ebay, but the Egg has great customer service.
 
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post #4 of 9
Well, no warranty for a start.

You can't always come out on top with a dispute.
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post #5 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by mdatmo View Post
Nothing wrong with ebay, but the Egg has great customer service.
The Egg does have great service but i seems like everyone I've talked to hardly know how to speak English. Other than that great service.
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post #6 of 9
Check a microcenter b&m
    
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post #7 of 9
the cheaper the better
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post #8 of 9
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No microcenter around me :/, but if i can't find parts that have a warranty i'd go for the egg, might have to mix and match between ebay and newegg for this rig.
post #9 of 9
The problem will be misrepresentation, return problems, shipping delays, and the amount of sheer time you'll have to spend to get a deal that's worth not using NewEgg. Enough people are looking for PC parts on Ebay now that you'll spend large parts of a day to find a good deal. And then there's the fact that you may get plain ripped off if you're not a good ebayer.

Just get it done on the Egg, the time and headache saved will be worth it.
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