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post #11 of 141
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just curious though, where did u find them? well i did a Google and coudnt find any mention, but found this
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20121024230004AAjJKHJ
but i suppose credit cards have protection... still I'd avoid.

those yahoo users are also fishy. They're member since October 24-25 ***
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post #12 of 141
Even if it is a scam, how are they going to make any money? No credit card company would deny a chargeback if you don't even get the item.
post #13 of 141
47 miles from my house and not opened on weekends per the site. For those prices I would have driven down to find out. If this place and prices are true nearly every item there needs to be a deal thread.
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post #14 of 141
http://www.scamadviser.com/check-website/costpi.com

Says they use Amazon hosting servers. Site has only been up for 9 days.

Tough call on this one. Although the prices seem low I bought a 7970 on Amazon last month for $331, $311 AMR.
Edited by nanoprobe - 10/27/12 at 6:53am
    
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post #15 of 141
This is so tempting. I thought I was getting a deal on the non black version for 355 after rebate!

They have a secure checkout, that means something right?

To me, the ultra low prices seem like a way for a new business to get some sales/reviews and get people talking about it.

If the reviews are fake why give themselves a 2 star review???
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post #16 of 141
anyone find out if they're legit yet?
post #17 of 141
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anyone find out if they're legit yet?

They seem to check out...and there prices really arent THAT low. As someone pointed out, they got a 7970 recently for 330 on amazon. Their prices on processors are similar to microcenter. Their prices on SSDs suck (that was the other thing I was thinking about getting)

They have their server through amazon.com, they have some reviews on resellerratings.com. They have a secure checkout through shopify. I had heard someone say they had paypal but I dont see it.

Their website isnt great but it also isn't full of spelling and grammar mistakes, it has specific items with item model numbers. They list a legitimate US address. Anyone close enough to drive by? I am about 2 hours away.

Their phone number works although it just says "leave a message" without mentioning any specifics (says they are only open mon-fri)

They are new I guess is my main concern.
Edited by Marioshi - 10/27/12 at 11:22am
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post #18 of 141
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Originally Posted by Marioshi View Post

This is so tempting. I thought I was getting a deal on the non black version for 355 after rebate!
They have a secure checkout, that means something right?
To me, the ultra low prices seem like a way for a new business to get some sales/reviews and get people talking about it.
If the reviews are fake why give themselves a 2 star review???

If I am scammer, I would try to also add negative feedbacks lol
All those reseller rating reviews are users with very first reviews and accounts were created very recently.
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If it's legit, I would pick up 3 hp zr30w monitor or Asus 27 3d monitor x3. 25% off is HUGE.
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I purchasea a GTX 670 DirectCU II for $312 late last night, so I'll update when /if it comes in.
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