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Seems like everything gets here last. Will the CM Storm Alcor ever be available here? Its taking WAY too long Cooler Master.
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I think the new CM mice got delayed because they wanted to upgrade the sensor before releasing it here. So if anything I see that as the US getting more respect, not screwed.
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Idk I feel like we usually get alot of the better things right when they are released but I could be completely naive on this topic.
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Definitely not. We also probably get the best pricing.
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I think the new CM mice got delayed because they wanted to upgrade the sensor before releasing it here. So if anything I see that as the US getting more respect, not screwed.

i hope that's true, because it would mean that the alcor v2 can't be too long away from us.
i really like the alcor v1 already, but will get v2 too. thumb.gif
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post #6 of 17
Because everywere outside of the US gets screwed on everything else for prices? xD
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post #7 of 17
the g502 was released in the US first and it has the best sensor to date...
post #8 of 17
I'd say we definitely get the advantage here in the US. Too many times I've seen a mouse that, for example, sells for $80 in the US and €80 in Europe when obviously the latter is significantly more money.

Product release dates in the region can go either way depending on where the company is located. Generally they're a few weeks apart at worst. The Alcor is the exception but as Derp said, the intention there was to actually deliver the US a better product than Europe got. It's just taking longer than expected.
post #9 of 17
We didn't get the Kanva v2 for some reason.
CM's making a revision to their alcor and mizar before releasing it in the US. People who bought it kinda got screwed on that one.
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also the cm storm spawn is available in the US but not Europe
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