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http://www.microcenter.com/at_the_stores/santa_clara.html

Santa Clara Microcenter is closing today, where am I going to get cheap CPU's from now? thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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The staff of Santa Clara Micro Center and our entire company appreciates having you as a Customer, and we sincerely thank you for your ongoing business. It is therefore very difficult to let you know that our Santa Clara store is closing on Monday, July 23rd. Needless to say, we are very disappointed with unsuccessful attempts to negotiate an economically viable extension of our store lease, and we deeply regret not being able to fully serve you going forward.
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post #2 of 150
oh noes
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Sad news. I was there at least once a week. Fry's could learn something about customer care (and employee education) from these guys.
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post #4 of 150
Nooooo i go to ucsc and this is only place to buy cheap parts . Plus this is where i got the parts to build my rig. mad.gif
now i have to wait till i come back gone to san diego only to drive all the way up to orange county for microcenter. Mehhhhhhhhh
post #5 of 150
Brb...going to the Minneapolis, MN store to buy something I don't need just to give the store some business.

Damn...Microcenter is a store you want to see expand...not shrink. I've really been hoping they would make a play on some of Best Buys turf (what little there is)
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post #6 of 150
Anyone affected by this should let Micro Center know that you will miss the store.
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post #7 of 150
Thankfully there are still two in chicagoland. biggrin.gif

Although this does kind of suck cause they had some pretty good deals on cpu/mobo combo's. Hopefully this isn't a sign of the future.
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post #8 of 150
Damn that sucks. I'd be devastated if the one near me closed. sad-smiley-002.gif
post #9 of 150
Nooooooo!!!!
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post #10 of 150
I work there in the BYO department and found out this morning.

Looks like its time to brush up the resume...
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