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post #21 of 150
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Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post

That sucks! But on Microcenter's Facebook page they do mention how they're opening a few more stores in other parts of the country (Wisconsin, New York, and Maryland IIRC)
Hoping they don't ever close the one here in Houston!

Yup, just saw that too. It sucks that they're closing a store. Maybe they'll find a new location and reopen.
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Long live Micro Center. Its like my second home. Very sad news.
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post #23 of 150
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I think that is one of the biggest things for me. Amazon doesn't charge tax here in California and they have free 2 day shipping and $4 one day shipping for Prime members (which is a great deal). So on Newegg, a 7970 at $460 with Newegg Next Day would cost $520 after tax/shipping and it would only be $465 on Amazon and even though the Micro center has it for $420 the tax would kill the deal. I think tax for the 7970 would be $33 so you would only be saving $7 by going to the store over Amazon (gotta factor in gas too so really Amazon is better). Obviously you dont have to do the fastest shipping but if you needed a part quickly, Amazon is amazing with prices.
OT more; Great...now there's only one Micro center in CA. Meh.

Amazon also ships out on Sundays. smile.gif
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post #24 of 150
Yeah, Amazon is a killer.

No Tax
Low Prices
Fast Shipping - Everyone is Prime!

I live in NJ and am not that far from an MC and the fact is that with tax from MC and the fact you have to drive there, I usually just go with Amazon. Unless, it's a CPU.

EDIT: My MC tax is only 3.5% as they are in a UEZ. thumb.gif
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they should open one in oklahoma

This. PLEASE
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post #26 of 150
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Yeah, Amazon is a killer.
No Tax
Low Prices
Fast Shipping - Everyone is Prime!
I live in NJ and am not that far from an MC and the fact is that with tax from MC and the fact you have to drive there, I usually just go with Amazon. Unless, it's a CPU.
EDIT: My MC tax is only 3.5% as they are in a UEZ. thumb.gif

Sales tax was 8.375 % at this one that closed...

So, you automatically save 8.375% just from ordering from Amazon. (That is unless you report it at the end of the year like you're supposed to. rolleyes.gif)
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post #27 of 150
I believe the sales tax for the one in Kansas is 8.65%, because it's in the richest city in the state.
Edited by sticks435 - 7/23/12 at 11:25am
post #28 of 150
NOOOOOOOOOOO IT WAS THE ONLY ONE IN THE BAY AREA!!!!! Now I have no microcenter frown.gif
post #29 of 150
Whoever is picking orders @ the NJ location is pissing me off. Someone hates picking water cooling parts at this location. 10+ barbs in stock online, I receive an email stating out of stock. I go to the store and find a treasure load of them. It's not like I sent this person across the store since the tubing was fulfilled, same isle. mad.gif
post #30 of 150
This is not good news! I live less than 2 miles away and bought the majority of components through them for my last 2 builds within the past year. Ideally I'd love if they stayed in Sunnyvale, but I hope they are able to find another location anywhere in the Bay Area. Damn, this ruined my day frown.gif
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