Originally Posted by jagz
The Sparkle is $510 on Amazon.
Anyone ever buy new GPU's from Amazon? Because I haven't.... but that's big savings.
Amazon has fast shipping and good customer service. So far, I have bought RAM, sound cards, and even cases from them and I was satisfied, or amazed at the speed of shipping each and every time. Depending on where you live, you may be offered to pay for a shipping option and have an item delivered to you on the same day!
On top of that, often times, they will end up matching or beating Newegg (significantly) on regular pricing and even sale items. For people like me who live in a state where Newegg charges tax, Amazon has been saved me tremendously on big purchases.
Lately, Newegg has fallen off my favored list. Even when they have something on sale that I want, the shipping has been asinine at best. I literally live about a mile away from the New Jersey warehouse, and I can't tell you how many times Newegg has shipped my package up and down the state before it arrived at my doorstep anywhere from 1-5 days later.
But that's a whole different issue I have with them.
Anyway, for your situation, as long as Amazon has the product in stock, you are golden. If, for whatever reason, you have a problem with the item, Amazon CS is quick to make things right. Edited by covert ash - 6/11/11 at 7:24pm