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Originally Posted by Madvillan View Post

Why not just price match @ NCIX or Tiger?

Unless they no longer do that.
I doubt they ever priced matched with MC.

MicroCenter loses money on CPU sales but it's a loss-leader. You have to come into the store and end up probably buying other things (I always do!).
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post #12 of 31
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

I doubt they ever priced matched with MC.

MicroCenter loses money on CPU sales but it's a loss-leader. You have to come into the store and end up probably buying other things (I always do!).
Ncix price matched both my 2500k and 3570k to mc price.
post #13 of 31
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

I doubt they ever priced matched with MC.

MicroCenter loses money on CPU sales but it's a loss-leader. You have to come into the store and end up probably buying other things (I always do!).

So hear this, I firmly believe there's a correlation between sales on cases, then motherboards at my local store, knowing full well that the rest of the rig(s) will need to follow...
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And don't forget to look into their bundle deals while you are shopping for a new rig. Just one cheap example..

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So hear this, I firmly believe there's a correlation between sales on cases, then motherboards at my local store, knowing full well that the rest of the rig(s) will need to follow...

Well, depending on the special they are running, they also usually have a deal on CPU/Motherboard combos that gives you another $50 off on the pair.

Looks like right now they have 3 motherboard/CPU combos going ... All Asus MB's, and with the FX-processor or i3 3225 or i5 3570K processors.

http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e055b2fc#/e055b2fc/4
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Haswell is right around the corner.

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I have 2 microcenters near me, and it's out of stock at both frown.gif
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post #19 of 31
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Really contemplating picking one up. Closest one is about 100 miles away - might be able to make a trip out of it. But is there any catch here??

Gosh that is a nice price... it pisses me off we have no Microcenter around here...i would consider driving a few hours to one if there was one near where i live..unfortunately i do not think there is.
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No one mentioned this, that OEM 2500k is only 1yr warranty. They have been outta stock at my microcenter for a couple months.
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