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post #11 of 90
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never mind.
btw, you from china?
I saw chinese characters in ur portrait
I'm born in Canada, parents are from Macau. The reason for the portrait is not because of that though, it's for the folding competition and that certain portrait is in honor of a well known OCN member dieing of cancer. (You can see a logo next to the OCN logo at the top of this page.)
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post #12 of 90
http://www.ncix.com/
http://www.directcanada.com/
http://www.dazmode.com/
Sometimes http://www.tigerdirect.ca/ (no water cooling though)
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post #13 of 90
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the guys who live in US are so so so so lucky while I'm in Canada.

No matter what pruduct I purchase, performance pcs/frozen cpu/sidewindercomputer/jab tech/aquatuning will charge me AT LEAST 30 bucks as shipping fee. If I buy a large item such as 1 or 2 480/560 radiator(s) or some tubing, the fee goes to 60+.

The only canadian stores NCIX/dazmode have much less choices. And they are somewhat overpriced.

In addition, I need to wait at least 5 days if I choose Express or 10+ days if I chooes regular shipping method.

Just want to know which store do you ppl live in canada choose?
that true i sell item on ebay and just in shipping fee i expense a lot of money because ship from canada with tracking number cost to much
post #14 of 90
It does suck when you get hit with custom fees when you order from frozen cpu, too bad they don't have a canadian warehouse.
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post #15 of 90
I use newegg.ca for my hardware with purolator and aside from that use USPS to ship into Canada.
Parcel delivery services such as usps and fed ex can charge taxes and brokerage on items coming across the border that are from US companies that don't have accounts with them or are from private citizens that claim a value on the package.
So generally if it's .com site you will probably incur extra charges for cross border shipping with the excetion of most federal postal services.
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post #16 of 90
Well NCIX shipping is decent when your not choosing super express air next day shipping. I order from ncix all the time and shipping is usually like 9.99, when I'm ording an entire computer its usually closer to 20$ for shipping.

Also I only choose either Purilator express or purilator ground depending on the size of my order. Canada Post is horrible.
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post #17 of 90
yeah, shipping for RMA is ridiculous. at least companies are pretty good about making sure you don't get hit for customs on RMAed stuff. When I send stuff south on RMA I always write "defective product being returned under warranty for service or exchange".
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post #18 of 90
I totally agree.
I think NCIX is pretty good when it comes to water cooling parts and you can price match which is a nice bonus. The only thing though is their selection it's nothing like the US sotres such as Performance PC, FrozenCPU or Sidewinder's.
The only Canadian water-cooling store that comes close to the US store's is Dazmodes.
It has more selection than NCIX but i find the store expensive. When some products are out of stock its out of stock for a long time. But i guess its all we got.
And yea, shipping is killer from US to Canada haha.
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post #19 of 90
daz mode isnt that bad, you can always ask them to special order somethings if you email daz.
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post #20 of 90
another place that hasn't been mentioned yet: http://www.bestdirect.ca/
they sometimes have nice prices with free shipping on certain items.

Also, I recently found the best deal by Amazon.ca (for a shipped 5450), something that's personally never happened.

Pays to use price comparison sites...

(if you ment watercooling only, not hardware, sorry, only personally used Daz.)
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