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i hate canada post 2 times they left a notice on my door saying i missed the package when i was right there waiting for them...

never ship with them those tax inhaling bastarts
I've had way worse experiences using Purolator. For an extra few bucks an order I choose Canada Post since they deliver on weekends on which I am not working my day job. You can also go into the outlet on the same day if they missed you for the delivery as opposed to Purolator who make you wait a full day. It's personal preference for the most part.
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btw, I don't drive

and Canadadirect website seen to require a credit card..... i guess NCIX is only option so far...
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btw, I don't drive
and Canadadirect website seen to require a credit card..... i guess NCIX is only option so far...
Yah you can setup interac direct payment through online banking with NCIX which is what I use alot. Directcanada does not offer it as far as I know. All of them deliver to your door so being that you don't drive you would be covered unless your not home to receive it when the courier arrives.
Edited by Clox - 5/14/08 at 7:29am
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post #24 of 29
purolator are not the greatest either btw, they do come knock on your door everytime but they wait for like 5 secs and leave. and theres not set time for them to come. I've had 8am in the morning for a freaking deliever when i was still sleeping, and 5pm late at night.

best i've had was fedex, they are SO freaking on time, and if you miss the package you can ask them to redeliever at certain time for free. AND they offer drop offs like you can prepare a box for them to drop them in so you don't have to sign for it (but you do risk getting it stolen though lol). and great tracking system.

UPS is good, but i still like fedex better.
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purolator are not the greatest either btw, they do come knock on your door everytime but they wait for like 5 secs and leave. and theres not set time for them to come. I've had 8am in the morning for a freaking deliever when i was still sleeping, and 5pm late at night.

best i've had was fedex, they are SO freaking on time, and if you miss the package you can ask them to redeliever at certain time for free. AND they offer drop offs like you can prepare a box for them to drop them in so you don't have to sign for it (but you do risk getting it stolen though lol). and great tracking system.

UPS is good, but i still like fedex better.
Fedex, UPS etc are more serious in their business then these government own look alike services

oh well, this is it then,
most likely to pick up a Gigabyte 770 board or NCIX.com for a ECS or Abit(these 2 are what I really wants)
MSI 790X is attractive to me, but i read the board is unstable ocing or something so it doesn't really suit my real needs,
and definitely not another ASUS

also putting my current board on Criag's List for sale right now.
wish me luck.


EDIT: might as well ask, what does everyone think of 790X board from MSI?
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NCIX Is your best bet
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Use NCIX.com and price match with directcanada.com That way you'll be getting the best price as they both use the same warehouse its just that directcanada.com offers better prices on everything so NCIX.com won't be denying you your price match.

Good Luck
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NCIX rules.. I must have spent over $2k from them already in the last 6 months... They have great service, super wide selection, flexible payment and shipping options too. Think of it this way, you go to a local computer store and special order a part, you have to therefore pay XXX dollars and still wait for it to arrive however long that takes (from one day to a week usually). But if you order from ncix, you pay XXX-XX dollars and have the option of having it get here in YOUR time. You can pay by just about anything you can think of.

Another good thing about ncix is the reward point system. You can go around making product reviews and they give you points for it, and they give you 5x the points for a purchased product review. These points are great for anything, discounted shipping, VIP membership (expedited rma service and free rma return shipping, faster rma approval, faster tech support, faster sales support etc), and in the end you get the opportunity to get free stuff out of it!

I have already gotten some OCZ silver thermal paste free, my vip membership free, a magazine free, and a couple small trinkets.. its definitly worth it!
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