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I've not ordered from them personally but i know a few guys who have, no problems I've heard of they've been floating round for a long time, pretty sure they are 100% legit.
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thats great! (for link backs to help the google rating) it still means balls all, if they have a land line and i can find em on Company House, a registered address and a VAT number you'll be safe, if not don't bother...
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What are YOU on about? A section with 5 threads on it...yeah that's convincing.
Right so you're telling me the Admin of OCN just randomly put that sub-forum up? Did you guys even bother to think about that? Imagine if Admin did that...OCN would lose all of its credibility
    
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Right so you're telling me the Admin of OCN just randomly put that sub-forum up? Did you guys even bother to think about that? Imagine if Admin did that...OCN would lose all of its credibility
What credibility? OCN (AFAIK) is a community/forum, not a review site or a retailer, so please explain to me what credibility is at stake here?
    
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What credibility? OCN (AFAIK) is a community/forum, not a review site or a retailer, so please explain to me what credibility is at stake here?
The credibility of being a large community forum where people come to for information? There are hardware representatives from very large companies around here, such as Mushkin and AMD.
    
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I think if they made their website a little more... up to date, and had a lager selection then most ppl wouldn't question them, besides the OP came to the right place, we're skeptical at best and we've given him the confidence to make his own choice?

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post #16 of 24
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Well, sorry for causing an argument!

But i have made my decision, i will give them a try and then i will report back with my findings.

It may be a week or so until i have the cash for the 6950 but i will return!
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The credibility of being a large community forum where people come to for information? There are hardware representatives from very large companies around here, such as Mushkin and AMD.
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Well, sorry for causing an argument!

But i have made my decision, i will give them a try and then i will report back with my findings.

It may be a week or so until i have the cash for the 6950 but i will return!
OK so does anyone know whereabouts they are based? I might pay them a visit and see what their "shop" looks like.
    
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Hi guys, thanks for all the comments/feedback, both good and bad. I can confirm that we are "legit" and have in fact been trading for 7+ years. Our offices are based in Preston, we don't have a "shop" but then again neither does Ebuyer. We are solely web based to keep our overheads down and this reflects in our pricing.

To get our sub-forum here we had to be checked out and had many calls with the owner of the forum, plus it isn't free. We chose OCN after monitoring it for a while as there were other possibilities, however this always seemed a closer and friendlier community to belong to.

The staff that run Videocardshop are not just sales people, but technical staff too who enjoy building rigs and gaming just like you guys. This is a big reason as to why we come on here, not just to advertise, but to also help out where we can be part of the community.

I'd be happy to answer any questions anyone has. You can start a thread in our sub-forum or PM me, its up to you.

Thanks,
Harry @ Videocardshop.
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Hi guys, thanks for all the comments/feedback, both good and bad. I can confirm that we are "legit" and have in fact been trading for 7+ years. Our offices are based in Preston, we don't have a "shop" but then again neither does Ebuyer. We are solely web based to keep our overheads down and this reflects in our pricing.

To get our sub-forum here we had to be checked out and had many calls with the owner of the forum, plus it isn't free. We chose OCN after monitoring it for a while as there were other possibilities, however this always seemed a closer and friendlier community to belong to.

The staff that run Videocardshop are not just sales people, but technical staff too who enjoy building rigs and gaming just like you guys. This is a big reason as to why we come on here, not just to advertise, but to also help out where we can be part of the community.

I'd be happy to answer any questions anyone has. You can start a thread in our sub-forum or PM me, its up to you.

Thanks,
Harry @ Videocardshop.
OK thanks for clearing that up for me.

Just one more question: how do you get your graphics cards? I'm not asking for supplier information, I mean do you get them straight from the manufacturer/OEMs/unwanted stock from shops etc? Or a combination of the three/some other way? I'm interested because I thought of buying some cards from you before, but some shops (which I've bought from at some point) I know of don't care about the condition of their cards, and try to pass off, say refurbished cards, as new.
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post #20 of 24
2 close friends have ordered from this site and both have been more than happy with the products and service.

I believe there is 5% off for established OCN members on certain items, too .
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