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post #51 of 66
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Please... do... not mention those two evil words
Yep, that store, which shall now be referred to as The-Store-That-Must-Not-Be-Named, is our Best Worst Buy. I once saw some sales guy in there talking to a woman whos computer had broken, litterally all she said was "the computer doesn't turn on" and he immediately gave her this idea that the motherboard was to blame. In fact, when she told him how old the computer was (1 year) he claimed that it was very old in computer terms!

Such BS. If i saw someone doing that now I would happily go up and correct them.
post #52 of 66
At least he didn't say "no, the 8800 is way better because 8800 is a bigger number than 8600".

Still an idiot.
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At least he didn't say "no, the 8800 is way better because 8800 is a bigger number than 8600".

Still an idiot.
Perhaps, but at least he would have recommended the right card.
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post #54 of 66
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So i went to Best Buy and got a XP2600 Socket A Computer Brand New From Compaq and took that baby home! Took the processor out and stuffed it into i think it was A old School Asus A7V8X (To long ago cant remember) but this was my first build and poof lol heat sink was on backwards. So took that nice little computer back to BB all put back together. Told them i never touched it but it wont work lol they ripped my receipt up in front of me and handed me a new one and told me to never come back. Now that was how many years ago when XP2600 was top of the line. Still have not been back. They SUCK! of for that extended warranty that i paid for ya that was gone too! lol


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A guy was at a BB when I got my rocketfish on clearance, only reason I went there, and he was trying to sell him a computer with a q6600 in it, and the salesman said, this computer has a quad core processor that runs at 2.4 ghz per core so its actual speed is 9.6 ghz...I went over there and talked to the guy for 20 minutes (the customer) about why that isn't true, and recommended that he call me and have me build him a pc for alot cheaper. And I made 200 bucks.....The Best Buy employee offered me a job...but I told him I was 15 and walked away
Hey, I might think about doing that...200 bucks :O
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post #55 of 66
Last time I was at Frys in the video card section I heard one of the salespeople telling a customer that "Since this video card has 512MB of ram on it, that'll mean your system has more ram, so all your applications will run faster".

I BS you not, dude said that verbatim.

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post #56 of 66
lmao

I never knew that these salespeople knew so little about PC's

They should get fired or at least properly trained
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Lmao
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post #58 of 66
Lets be honest though, most sales people only tell you what you want to hear.
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post #59 of 66
It angers me so much to hear they are suckering people into forking out hundreds of dollars. :@ >:/
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post #60 of 66
I still get a kick out of the fact that stores sell the 640mb GTS for more than the 512mb GTS on the simple hope of people going

"Huh...512 is like...130 less than 640! 640 is moar!"
    
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