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Do you think they will also PM in canada?????? if so im buying an i7 now!!!!
That would be awesome. They tend not to do it cross border, though.
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This is pretty cool.. the best thing I like about bestbuy is their EVERYWHERE I mean heck I have 7+ all within 30 minutes of me...
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Ughhh there is a best buy a mile away from my house...could have saved $100 on my 2700K
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Meanwhile at a Best Buy Customer Service break room... "Hey, have you guys noticed there are a lot of people on business trips buying Intel processors?"

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for for shure it doesnt work in canada???? i will try to contact someone 2mro and try
 
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Meanwhile at a Best Buy Customer Service break room... "Hey, have you guys noticed there are a lot of people on business trips buying Intel processors?"

lol.
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Sorry to be that guy, but this seems like the type of thing that could ruin a good thing. redface.gif
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Sorry to be that guy, but this seems like the type of thing that could ruin a good thing. redface.gif
a little more detail would be nice.......
    
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a little more detail would be nice.......

Bestbuy price matching non-garbage PC parts from competing retailers is a universal good, at least as far as I am concerned, and I think that it could lead them to better serving a market that they haven't really addressed well. Making up false scenarios to get them to price match a loss leader item from a retailer with a limited footprint is not going to encourage them to expand their willingness to embrace the niche nerd PC builder market. Not to mention that this would never pass an ethics smell test. The secondary problem it could create is Microcenter restricting the loss leader CPU and/or CPU-mobo combos they offer to stores that do not have a Bestbuy in direct local competition with as it is no longer incentive. (If they wanted to give away CPU's for a loss all day we could all buy them from their online store and there wouldn't be a 1 per household limit.)

edit-Every part of my sig rig came from Microcenter excluding the case and PSU and I LOVE having that store across the street from my office. Bestbuy can die in a fire for all I care. My concern is that this will harm those of us who do have a Microcenter locally.
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Bestbuy price matching non-garbage PC parts from competing retailers is a universal good, at least as far as I am concerned, and I think that it could lead them to better serving a market that they haven't really addressed well. Making up false scenarios to get them to price match a loss leader item from a retailer with a limited footprint is not going to encourage them to expand their willingness to embrace the niche nerd PC builder market. Not to mention that this would never pass an ethics smell test. The secondary problem it could create is Microcenter restricting the loss leader CPU and/or CPU-mobo combos they offer to stores that do not have a Bestbuy in direct local competition with as it is no longer incentive. (If they wanted to give away CPU's for a loss all day we could all buy them from their online store and their wouldn't be a 1 per household limit.)

edit-Every part of my sig rig came from Microcenter excluding the case and PSU and I LOVE having that store across the street from my office. Bestbuy can die in a fire for all I care. My concern is that this will harm those of us who do have a Microcenter locally.
the way i see it, we the people are taking back control of retail pricing and how they handle there products. one is to teach microcenter to treat everyone the same. it is not fair that they have in-store sales on cpu that can not be reached by the general public and i understand they are trying to get customers threw there door but regardless its not like they have a store in every state. if they would of thought this threw they could done cpu/mobo sale online but only have there cpu sale instore. in my eyes that would be fair to everyone and the store would still make money. Now as far as BB goes ( middle finger to them ) they have been over charging the general public, misleading products and under paying there works for years. so if we the people can get one over them we will, because they DESERVE IT !!!!!
    
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