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okay, I'll amend that, fry's in the LA area is probably the bad one then... reports have it that customer service is horrible, and employees are ignorant of computer tech, atleast that's as of 4yrs ago.... maybe things have changed... maybe not, idc, I shop newegg and microcenter, never had a bad part from either of those vendors....
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every part bought from frys by someone I know has had to return it due to defective nature, they are notorious for dealing defective parts
lol I got both my 2500k's from frys plus a couple more cpus and plenty of other hardware. They do have a ton of open box crap but thats just because their return policy is so liberal.
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I was able to pick up one at my local Frys but the rest were on reserve from online ordering in-store pickup. The deal is in-store only though. Processor came BNIB with seal still intact. The rep did say that I took the last one that was new and the rest were open boxed! So be careful because it seems like they're selling these for 149.99 mixing BNIB with open box.


Now I have to figure out what to do with the i5 I ordered two weeks ago from tigerdirect.
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Now I have to figure out what to do with the i5 I ordered two weeks ago from tigerdirect.
So you bought another one? Somehow folks sale theirs here on OCN for 190-220, when they been selling at Frys and MC new for ~195 for a while now, dont understand that. But why did you buy a second one?
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Looks like I picked up the last boxed at the Sunnyvale Frys. I got lucky since they said they only had 5 left and they were all open box.
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Somehow folks sale theirs here on OCN for 190-220, when they been selling at Frys and MC new for ~195 for a while now, dont understand that.
So you believe every city has a Fry's and Microcenter?
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So you bought another one? Somehow folks sale theirs here on OCN for 190-220, when they been selling at Frys and MC new for ~195 for a while now, dont understand that. But why did you buy a second one?
I got mine or $205 2 weeks ago. I needed to make the trip to Frys anyway for the EVGA 560ti SC thats $180 AR right now. So why not if I sell it I figure I could save $20 or so bucks while getting my GPU in the same trip.
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So you believe every city has a Fry's and Microcenter?
never said that. I just think its stupid to pay 200 bucks for a used I5 2500K. But to each his own.
post #49 of 85
called up my microcenter, said they dont price match at all :? what other stores do you think i can try that i have 2500k's?

best buy wont work, ive tried them before
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called up my microcenter, said they dont price match at all :? what other stores do you think i can try that i have 2500k's?

best buy wont work, ive tried them before
Doesn't Amazon price match or is it just their video game department that does?
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