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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

They are honestly trying to charge 50 dollars for a 212+?

I have seen those go for 20 dollars BNIB with no rebate. It's a joke that newegg keeps price raising on this thing. Anyone who is in the market to buy a cooler, don't get this thing, at least not from newegg. People raved about the price/performance of the 212+ when it was 25 dollars. Now, you can get a mugen 2 for 10 less that performs better than it..
    
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post #2 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by xPrestonn View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

They are honestly trying to charge 50 dollars for a 212+?

I have seen those go for 20 dollars BNIB with no rebate. It's a joke that newegg keeps price raising on this thing. Anyone who is in the market to buy a cooler, don't get this thing, at least not from newegg. People raved about the price/performance of the 212+ when it was 25 dollars. Now, you can get a mugen 2 for 10 less that performs better than it..
that has to be a pricing error, recommended retail is 29.99
    
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post #3 of 43
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Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX View Post
that has to be a pricing error, recommended retail is 29.99
They've had it at 40 dollars for months, same price as a mugen 2 which is a joke in the first place. The price has been steadily increasing over the past year because of how popular the thing is and how people will blindly recommend it assuming it's still 25 or 30 dollars like when they bought it.
    
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^ edit: what he said. it went to 39.99 and now 49.99. good thing i have frys and microcenter nearby. not buying 212+ from newegg anymore.
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post #5 of 43
This should go in the Rant/Rave section - there are lots of post on here stating this very thing although if consumers aren't smart enough to do pricing, they deserve to pay stupid prices
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amazon still has it for 30 so I will continue to blindly recommend it....
    
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post #7 of 43
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
This should go in the Rant/Rave section - there are lots of post on here stating this very thing although if consumers aren't smart enough to do pricing, they deserve to pay stupid prices
Forgot about that section


Quote:
Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX View Post
amazon still has it for 30 so I will continue to blindly recommend it....
at least make sure your blind recommendation includes a suggestion to find it at or around 30 dollars, over that it's not worth it.
Edited by xPrestonn - 6/21/11 at 11:41am
    
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post #8 of 43
They are becoming greedy. These coolers are in high demand.
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I should have bought it from Microcenter when they had it on sale for $20 I believe last fall.
   
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the fact that this cooler does not even have a flat surface blows my mind.
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