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Microcenter VS Newegg = Microcenter 100$ Cheaper OMG! i5 2500k ETC ETC!

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Well i was bored and so i started to seach on USA shops .. So jealous cause USA has the best and cheapest stuff =/ oh well...

400 U.S. dollars = 300.23268 Euros
300 U.S. dollars = 225.17451 Euros mad.gif

Here in Europe same CPU, Motherboard, Ram it will cost around 380€ mad.gif

Newegg 80 Euros = 106.58400 U.S. dollars
Microcenter 155 Euros = 206.5065 U.S. dollars doh.gifdoh.gifdoh.gif

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I bought the 2550k from Micro Center for $150 + tax. That's the only setback, tax sucks. Its cheaper but it takes some time before the price goes down. Its not like its $50 cheaper for an i5 cpu right off the bat.
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I bought the 2550k from Micro Center for $150 + tax. That's the only setback, tax sucks. Its cheaper but it takes some time before the price goes down. Its not like its $50 cheaper for an i5 cpu right off the bat.

Tax? Lets say you went to store and bought all the stuff you need, do you need to pay tax?
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Yeah you pay sales taxes, anywhere from 5-9% of the purchase price, at Microcenter. Newegg is online and there is no sales tax (yet) and most of the time free shipping.
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Just came from MicroCenter yesterday-used the $15 coupon in combo with the CPU/motherboard deal.
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