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post #1 of 23
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I live in Canada and bought my current system from nxix.com two years ago. Time for a new one and was going to do the same but I am thinking of building myself this time.
Is it much cheaper to shop at multiple sites for parts instead of buy all from ncix? I haven't priced it out yet but I figure the extra shipping costs of all the separate components adds to the cost.
What are some good Canadian vendors to buy from other than ncix?
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post #2 of 23
Don't ask that question here

99% of members here build there own.

Can't help you with the canadian vendors though.
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post #3 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Don't ask that question here

99% of members here build there own.

Can't help you with the canadian vendors though.
Build your own.

/thread

That's what EVERYONE is gonna say, so just build your own
post #4 of 23
Honestly, buying from companies like iBUYPOWER and other custom pc websites are just as bad as dell. I think they are because their overpriced. They may not be as crappy as Dell, but their overpriced. I think you should build again. Keep your 8800GT and build your self a nice Q6600 or e8400 build, Q6600 is best bang for buck.
post #5 of 23
Yeah thats the wrong thing to ask here.
Sure alot of people buy prebuilt(not here) and do so for warranties and support.
But you can actually build a sytem that has mostly a lifetime warranty and use OCN for support.
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post #6 of 23
Excuse me? Is that a serious question?????

You must be joking.

The only time you buy from dell is when ordering like 1000 computers.

Good luck building 1000 computers, I'd rather pay dell to do it. Oh yeah, and they can tech support / warranty repair em

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post #7 of 23
here is your flame retardant suit.

btw..build your own
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post #8 of 23
Prebuilt is a dirty word here!
<sarcasm> Against TOS !?!<sarcasm>
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post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Don't ask that question here

99% of members here build there own.

Can't help you with the canadian vendors though.
Tis true
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post #10 of 23
Hell, if I were Canadian, I'd even build it for you myself and ship it to you.
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