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I might be going to Dubai soon and I wanted to do a little research on computer prices.
How are the prices for individual components compared to say, USA?
How is the availability? Newest models, everything needed for a pc?
Where do you buy them? I've read about computer street, but it seems that they mostly deal in finished computers.

If any of you have been to Dubai or know anything about this, I would appreciate your help. smile.gif

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Been to Oman and Bahrain and thats pretty much all your going to find over there is laptops, finished desktops and gadgets like android tablets in Arabic. Your not going to find CPUs and video cards, at least from what I saw. Though I do say pick up a keyboard and bring it home to screw with friends. As for prices I remember it being more expensive.
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also check what you buy, alot compaies only offer warrantees within the country of purchase.. so what you do buy be sure to check that out thumb.gif
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My parents live over in Du Bai. My dad buys computer parts when he's here in that states because it's a lot cheaper.
    
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This is a bit late, but I live in Dubai and I get 90% of my computer parts from Amazon USA. Prices here are roughly 30%-50% higher vs. US+shipping.
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