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post #11 of 45
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Im not worried about the price or when it arrives, just worried Newegg might pack the motherboard in a box pull of paper again and it will arrive looking all beat up like my previous motherboard (EVGA FTW3) that I ordered a few months ago

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Originally Posted by itcrashed;12054746 
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.

Ahh! Alright Amazon it is. Thank you!
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post #12 of 45
Newegg ships from NJ on many items but every time ive ordered a mobo it came from cali so i dunno..
    
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post #13 of 45
I live in NYC and it still takes about 3 days to deliver to lower east side in Manhattan. My friend who lives in Brooklyn gets it the next day, so I think it depends where you live.
post #14 of 45
And if you have amazon prime because of the student thing, I would rather use amazon instead.
post #15 of 45
Yea i always use Amazon, their prices tend to be less or the same as newegg, and their packaging is expertly done. Newegg feels a bit lackluster tbh.
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Originally Posted by RaCeR123;12054712 
It's always the exact opposite for me lol. Then again I have a student prime membership and get free second day.




wait wait wait... is that 'prime' membership free for being a student?
post #17 of 45
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The shipping times for Newegg are always excellent I agree. Everything always arrives very quickly from Newegg, but Im not in a rush here. The most important thing is that I need the red ASUS box to be in perfect condition even if it takes over 2 weeks to arrive.

I will go with Amazon, hopefully they will use air cushioning on my package as well
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post #18 of 45
I always buy from Amazon even if they are a little more expensive. I buy from newegg when I need it the next day or Amazon doesn't have it in stock. Amazon Prime helps a lot too.
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Originally Posted by justarealguy;12054726 
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.

yea yea i live in pa i bought this rig one day and received it the next so yea newegg for you my friend.
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I personally buy from Newegg.
    
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