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Well, I've been on the hunt for a Transformer Prime. I haven't looked to hard as I didn't really have the money to drop on it at the time, but now I'm ready to buy.

I've been trying to find any kind of deal on one, even though I figure I won't find much with it being so in-demand and hard to find. There was one posted in the online deals section for $399, but it was a pricing error. Then, I checked Micro Center, and saw that they have it listed for $449, but it's currently out of stock. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0380193

If you click "web store", it seems like it may be available, or at least it allows you to add it to cart. With tax and frieght it comes to $512 for me, so no longer a deal, but maybe they don't charge tax to everyone, so it may be worth checking out if you're looking for one.

I'm curious if anyone has gotten a Prime through them? Curious if they have gotten any stock in at their stores or not.

Edit: and as I'm writing this, the page I have linked above has just disappeared... Hmm

Any suggestions on somewhere else to look for it? I have the nowinstock.com page open, but not much as of today. Thanks.
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Hey Reloaded!

I am also looking at getting one, but unless I am mistaken, they are only for pre-sale right now. This is where I got my info:

http://www.nvidia.com/object/tegra-asus.html?ClickID=ci4fv7flwxpxfk477aikzlx4favpekpwvnsn


Looks like a GREAT tablet!

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They come in and out of stock all over the place actually. If you're really looking to get one now, check out this site: http://www.nowinstock.net/computers/tablets/asus/

It'll refresh every couple of minutes so you know right when it goes in stock at those places. Walmart went in and out today within a few minutes.

You can get one if you're fast enough. smile.gif

And yes, it looks to be quite an awesome tablet. People here that have gotten theirs love 'em from what I've read.
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OK, I just checked Newegg and the 32GB one was ut of stock, but the 64GB one is in stock. smile.gif

Thanks for the link!!!
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Yep. The 64 just went up in stock at newegg. smile.gif

I'm wanting the 32 GB model, grey.
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Microcenter one is up. smile.gif

Hmm, the link now has the regular one, not prime . . .
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jobotoo View Post

Microcenter one is up. smile.gif
Hmm, the link now has the regular one, not prime . . .

Huh? I'm looking at it right now as well, and it's for the Prime (TF201 model). They show you can purchase it from the webstore, but that sorta defeats the purpose for me since it'd be over $500. Shipping kills it. Wonder if they can ship to store...
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