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post #11 of 175
Wasn't NCIX notorious for price gouging and blatantly ignoring customer complaints?

For years?

I don't think I've ever seen a positive post about them. From what I understand, they were the only place Canadians could get PC gear and that's the only reason they lasted as long as they did.
post #12 of 175
A lot of retailers are keeping minimum stock because they don't want to overstock on items they can't sell. Unfortunately the same practice seems not to be good for business...
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I never had an issue with them the few times I ordered something through them.

The limited market and supply in Canada was probably part of it.

Dear god, I don't want Amazon.ca to become the only place to get computer hardware in Canada. The .CA version is garbage more often than not.
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Not surprised.

As I reported here a couple of years ago; my own financial institution wouldn’t process payments through them due to their fraud risk.

As a merchant NCIX had so many fraudulent charges, people buying goods with stolen cards, and so little care on verifying, and they shipped a lot of goods they shouldn’t. They lost rating and so my bank wouldn’t allow purchases with them.

“Too high risk” of a merchant.
    
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i haven't been to ncix in a while (mostly because i haven't gotten anything new for a few years) but this comes as a surprise to me personally. i bought a lot of stuff from ncix and haven't had a problem. their price match system worked for me all the time so i didn't have to worry about price gouging.

Kinda sad :c my desktops, laptop, router, displays and phone were all acquired through ncix.

I have noticed in Ontario, CanadaComputers are much more popular...still feels like its growing. Or maybe CanadaComputers are having a hard time too and not showing it...one of the last store chains that specialize in computer components that's still alive after tigerdirect bit the bullet and ncix following in its footsteps. Blame amazon?
    
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i haven't been to ncix in a while (mostly because i haven't gotten anything new for a few years) but this comes as a surprise to me personally. i bought a lot of stuff from ncix and haven't had a problem. their price match system worked for me all the time so i didn't have to worry about price gouging.

Kinda sad :c my desktops, laptop, router, displays and phone were all acquired through ncix.

I have noticed in Ontario, CanadaComputers are much more popular...still feels like its growing. Or maybe CanadaComputers are having a hard time too and not showing it...one of the last store chains that specialize in computer components that's still alive after tigerdirect bit the bullet and ncix following in its footsteps. Blame amazon?

no canada computers is getting much bigger. my local store in brampton just upsized to 3x its size and stocks alot more stuff now that the local ncix is gone. on black friday the lineup was around the block to get in the store. people were buying 2 and 3 complete pc systems at a time.
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Not surprised.

As I reported here a couple of years ago; my own financial institution wouldn’t process payments through them due to their fraud risk.

Ah, I remember that, too. I ordered my graphics card from them since pcpartpicker listed them as the cheapest. It was the only time I used them. Sure enough, the order came back as declined and I got a call from my card issuer warning me about blocked transactions due to suspicious activity.
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Has Newegg made a swing back to specializing in hardware/tech? For a while it seemed like when I went there they'd be promoting all kinds of stuff like jewelry, golf clubs, etc. but recently I mostly am back to just seeing tech products again.

They're basically like amazon where everyone sells everything on there, without the customer support.
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post #19 of 175
A lot of rumours in this thread about custom support without facts to back them up.

I'm not a huge fan of NCIX because of their limited stock compared to Newegg but I have never had a bad experience with them. Occasionally I'd snag a deal from them, like SSD's.

Were they the best retailer out there? No but there are only a few brick n mortar shops in Canada that sell the latest in PC hardware.

Much better than Canada Computers IMO.

It's a shame, if true, that they will be closing their doors. Any proof on the matter either than Gov.bc website?

Is this a bankruptcy where the shutdown and the creditors come to sieze their assets or... what's the deal?
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Iv have never ordered NCIX before but its sad to see them go. I normally order from newegg -> B&H -> superbiz. Sometimes amazon as a last resort because they always take forever to ship my items. NCIX just seems to have higher prices most of the time on the items i buy unless they happen to be having a sale.

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