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Should I order from Newegg or Amazon?

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Im ordering a new mobo today and I was wondering whether I should order from amazon or Newegg. The last time I ordered a motherboard from Newegg, the motherboard box looked a bit beat up because they packed it in a box with paper. I need a very clean and new looking motherboard box (very strange request I know lol). So does Amazon pack their motherboards more nicely than Newegg?
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Amazon gets the stuff from suppliers, look up the supplier…
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post #3 of 45
I would order from amazon if you have prime.
post #4 of 45
Newegg is always faster for me with free shipping!
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post #5 of 45
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Originally Posted by xShishy;12054702 
Newegg is always faster for me with free shipping!
It's always the exact opposite for me lol. Then again I have a student prime membership and get free second day.
post #6 of 45
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I dont have Amazon Prime and im not sure which supplier theyre getting their stuff from. Im ordering an ASUS Rampage III extreme board and I need that red box to be in perfect condition. The board is also $5 cheaper on Amazon
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post #7 of 45
Newegg warehouse is in NJ, basically it's next day shipping if you're in NY or NJ. If I have to deal with customer service, I'd rather deal with newegg despite the slight price hike for tax.
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post #8 of 45
If you have prime go with amazon! no sales tax (most states) and free 2 day shipping!
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post #9 of 45
Newegg, excellent customer service, and fast shipping.
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post #10 of 45
I ordered my R3E from Amazon....arrived in perfect condition. They pack it in a box about twice the size of the "red" box and they use air-filled plastic air cushioning.
    
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