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post #271 of 280 (permalink) Old 10-08-2018, 09:29 PM
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I'll try to answer all your questions in one post. I didn't have to pay the GST but I suspect I just got away with it in time. I think you may now have to pay. As far as I know goods below $1000 are exempt from the GST. My last purchase was ordered 18th July and was here within about 2 weeks. If you are having difficulties I would be patient. I ordered a small parcel from the US recently and it was agonisingly slow getting out of customs and arriving. All it was was 2 right-angled atx adaptors. It's that pea-brained Dutton to blame, I think. I really have had nothing but positive experiences with Aquatuning, I hope it has stayed that way.
Thanks for filling me in. Unfortunately the $1000 threshold has been lifted for some time now and we have to pay GST on everything ordered from overseas. Newegg and a number of other overseas businesses that sell to AU are including GST and any import fees in the final price on all orders (even below $1000) but I'm not sure about Aquatuning. I sent them an email asking about it but I'm yet to get a response.

I was going to buy the Alphacool waterblock for the 2080Ti as it has the highest microchannel count of any block currently released for the card, but I'm not sure what the deal is since they were counting down the days until they were meant to have stock and now there's just red text saying delivery date exceeded :/ Alphacools own online store says the same thing, but I don't understand whether it means the stock is overdue or I missed the opportunity to order.

Only other site I can find that sells it is ModmyMods but the price including postage is a killer.

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From my understanding AT-Edward and the rest of them no longer come here. They pretty much soiled the bed with how they handled VPP755 pump claims when they were failing left and right. They blamed ever other company you can think of, blamed their customers and when that failed just left OCN.

After seeing how they handled it I would not buy an Alphacool product or any product from any of their affiliates. It was deplorable IMHO.
I read about that just recently, which was partly why I was looking for alternatives to Aquatuning. But sadly no-one in Australia sells Alphacool anymore and they appear to have the best 2080Ti waterblock as far as I can tell based on the amount of micro channels.

Alphacool: 35 microchannels
Bitspower: 30 microchannels
EKWB: 29 microchannels
Phanteks: 24 microchannels

Also they are one of the only places that I can get Aquacomputer DP Ultra coolant delivered to Aus.

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Thanks for filling me in. Unfortunately the $1000 threshold has been lifted for some time now and we have to pay GST on everything ordered from overseas. Newegg and a number of other overseas businesses that sell to AU are including GST and any import fees in the final price on all orders (even below $1000) but I'm not sure about Aquatuning. I sent them an email asking about it but I'm yet to get a response.

I was going to buy the Alphacool waterblock for the 2080Ti as it has the highest microchannel count of any block currently released for the card, but I'm not sure what the deal is since they were counting down the days until they were meant to have stock and now there's just red text saying delivery date exceeded :/ Alphacools own online store says the same thing, but I don't understand whether it means the stock is overdue or I missed the opportunity to order.

Only other site I can find that sells it is ModmyMods but the price including postage is a killer.
The last thing I bought overseas was the 24 pin ATX adaptors and I didn't pay GST on them. The only advice I can give you on the GPU cooler is, it can take some time for some of these parts to be built. You can find the same issue with Aquacomputers' parts. I can only say it is a German thing, I think. They are very fastidious and they wont accept anything but the best. Good luck with it.

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From my understanding AT-Edward and the rest of them no longer come here. They pretty much soiled the bed with how they handled VPP755 pump claims when they were failing left and right. They blamed ever other company you can think of, blamed their customers and when that failed just left OCN.

After seeing how they handled it I would not buy an Alphacool product or any product from any of their affiliates. It was deplorable IMHO.
I read about that just recently, which was partly why I was looking for alternatives to Aquatuning. But sadly no-one in Australia sells Alphacool anymore and they appear to have the best 2080Ti waterblock as far as I can tell based on the amount of micro channels.

Alphacool: 35 microchannels
Bitspower: 30 microchannels
EKWB: 29 microchannels
Phanteks: 24 microchannels

Also they are one of the only places that I can get Aquacomputer DP Ultra coolant delivered to Aus.
Check out Aqucomputer Kryographics and Watercool Heatkiller blocks. Great build quality and customer service.

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The last thing I bought overseas was the 24 pin ATX adaptors and I didn't pay GST on them. The only advice I can give you on the GPU cooler is, it can take some time for some of these parts to be built. You can find the same issue with Aquacomputers' parts. I can only say it is a German thing, I think. They are very fastidious and they wont accept anything but the best. Good luck with it.
Interesting, I wonder if I might get away without GST haha. That would be great.

Thanks for all the info man, greatly appreciated.

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Check out Aqucomputer Kryographics and Watercool Heatkiller blocks. Great build quality and customer service.
I hear a lot of good things about heatkiller. I've been keeping an eye on them waiting for pictures and details of their 2080Ti blocks. I'm not sure where to buy heatkiller stuff though, there's only one distributor in Aus and their range is very small. Unfortunately this is usually the case in Australia when it comes to high end enthusiast watercooling parts. Local places only seem to sell EKWB, Thermaltake, Phanteks and a few odd bits and pieces from other brands like XSPC.

Regarding aquacomputer blocks, that's another brand that's very difficult to get here but I haven't seen a 2080Ti block from them yet. If there is one and I missed it, I would love to see it if someone has a link.

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Interesting, I wonder if I might get away without GST haha. That would be great.

Thanks for all the info man, greatly appreciated.



I hear a lot of good things about heatkiller. I've been keeping an eye on them waiting for pictures and details of their 2080Ti blocks. I'm not sure where to buy heatkiller stuff though, there's only one distributor in Aus and their range is very small. Unfortunately this is usually the case in Australia when it comes to high end enthusiast watercooling parts. Local places only seem to sell EKWB, Thermaltake, Phanteks and a few odd bits and pieces from other brands like XSPC.

Regarding aquacomputer blocks, that's another brand that's very difficult to get here but I haven't seen a 2080Ti block from them yet. If there is one and I missed it, I would love to see it if someone has a link.
You can buy Heatkiller at Aquatuning. I certainly know the pain of buying watercooling gear in Aus. You're right you just can't buy much at all here. Keep an eye on the link below site for Aquacomputer GPU blocks. Also, some other very good gear. from them, https://shop.aquacomputer.de/index.php But be advised, check Aquatuning first. They sell alot of their gear too and it works out cheaper in the end.

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Interesting, I wonder if I might get away without GST haha. That would be great.

Thanks for all the info man, greatly appreciated.



I hear a lot of good things about heatkiller. I've been keeping an eye on them waiting for pictures and details of their 2080Ti blocks. I'm not sure where to buy heatkiller stuff though, there's only one distributor in Aus and their range is very small. Unfortunately this is usually the case in Australia when it comes to high end enthusiast watercooling parts. Local places only seem to sell EKWB, Thermaltake, Phanteks and a few odd bits and pieces from other brands like XSPC.

Regarding aquacomputer blocks, that's another brand that's very difficult to get here but I haven't seen a 2080Ti block from them yet. If there is one and I missed it, I would love to see it if someone has a link.
did u end up paying GST ? I was thinking about ordering some thermal pads.


Also do any of these coupons work ? is there going to be any for black Friday ?
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did u end up paying GST ? I was thinking about ordering some thermal pads.


Also do any of these coupons work ? is there going to be any for black Friday ?
Nah I didn't have to pay GST, was pretty stoked haha. The OCN coupon code no longer works unfortunately.

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Where do you enter coupon codes? They are claiming their is a current spring sale coupon but I cant find where to put it.
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