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  1.    24 Sep 2016 #11
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Well,., FWIW.. I just gave an option to the OP. No more.. no less.
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  2.    24 Sep 2016 #12
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    FWIW....NewEgg generally uses the somewhat inept USPS, which tries to cram a MB into the mailbox! Or tosses it onto the porch from 15' away.

    Service counts, too.
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  3.    24 Sep 2016 #13
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    It also depends on where you live. The USPS does great service in my town and Amazon is using USPS more and more. Even with two day shipping I had the package shipped via USPS.
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  4.    24 Sep 2016 #14
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    Arnold, MD
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    Good to see there's still a decent Post Office somewhere, and you have no issues to report. Certainly not around here.
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  5.    25 Sep 2016 #15
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    In the FWIW department, I always buy from Amazon. I have bought thousands of dollars of computer components from Newegg. I have had some terrible experiences with them. I refuse to buy anything from them. Amazon has the best Customer Service and return policy of anyone. I always buy from Amazon, even if it costs a few dollars more. However, in the OPs case, I would find out about Microcenter's return policy since they are local. I don't have a Microcenter near me, but I have heard they have good prices. The ability to buy local, if they have a good return policy, would be a real advantage. Failing that I would buy from Amazon. Newegg has cheated me out of the last dollar they will ever see from me.
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  6.    25 Sep 2016 #16
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
    In the FWIW department, I always buy from Amazon. I have bought thousands of dollars of computer components from Newegg. I have had some terrible experiences with them. I refuse to buy anything from them. Amazon has the best Customer Service and return policy of anyone. I always buy from Amazon, even if it costs a few dollars more. However, in the OPs case, I would find out about Microcenter's return policy since they are local. I don't have a Microcenter near me, but I have heard they have good prices. The ability to buy local, if they have a good return policy, would be a real advantage. Failing that I would buy from Amazon. Newegg has cheated me out of the last dollar they will ever see from me.
    Thanks for the information. I'll keep this in mind.

    Jeff
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  7.    25 Sep 2016 #17
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    Arnold, MD
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    Good info and advice, Steve, coming from your years of hands-on experience and knowledge. Reinforces that, maybe, Newegg is not also a great source for parts.

    Thanks, TC
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  8.    25 Sep 2016 #18
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Get Off My Lawn
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    Win10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
    In the FWIW department, I always buy from Amazon. I have bought thousands of dollars of computer components from Newegg. I have had some terrible experiences with them. I refuse to buy anything from them. Amazon has the best Customer Service and return policy of anyone. I always buy from Amazon, even if it costs a few dollars more. However, in the OPs case, I would find out about Microcenter's return policy since they are local. I don't have a Microcenter near me, but I have heard they have good prices. The ability to buy local, if they have a good return policy, would be a real advantage. Failing that I would buy from Amazon. Newegg has cheated me out of the last dollar they will ever see from me.
    I agree with this also.
    The OP has a micro center close by and it would make more sense to obtain everything from them if
    the return policy is close to what Amazon offers.
    Newegg might have good sale price's once in a while but the return policy is a deal breaker.
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