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  1. Sasqui

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    Yea Baby! Rock my WORLD.
     
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    Makes me wish I had the funds to build another.

    Looks like I'm going today or tomorrow, but still trying to figure out what to buy.
     
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    Everything I've bought has been in-store only. Order on-line and pickup within 3 days. If they offered those prices and shipped, my guess is they'd be moving a lot more goods.
     
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    Most of these deals are called "loss-leaders." They get people in the store so they can sell them high-dollar accessories, software, services, etc.

    I just got an email from them with a deal on an i3 and an MSI H61 board for $120 AR.
     
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    Sasqui: Which Microcenter do you go to living in Manchester? Cambridge, MA?
     
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    No shit! I went to pick up a CPU and MB before thanksgiving and spend another $70, bought a $15 LG DVD burner and a $36 CM 212 Evo, and some other things I can't even remember, lol

    Indeed. Love beantown and know a few people there, so it's an opportunity to stop, say hi and have a few beers.
     
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    I wished they would offer a free FM2 board with the purchase of a 5800K then I would be all over it like the clap at a sex party
     
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    They did have $40 off any MB with CPU purchase, but no free ones, so forget the clap, lol
     
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    I have been itching to get a 5800K but after I swung the CPU I would not have enough left over for a mATX board.
     
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    Good luck with that, their locations are minute in the US to begin with.
     
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    We have two in my state but they are around 70 miles away :( My wife wants to go to atlanta to shop for christmas so I may swing into one just to browse.
     
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    same here, order on-line and pick up at store, especially those hard to find items which sometimes are not in their shelves, I make them do the work for me :laugh:

    I love MC, I know almost all of them who work at the store near to my house, especially one of the store managers, she is very courteous and friendly, know me for almost 6 yrs now.

    Frys has lately become the Open Box Store, especially motherboards being abused/raped. Atleast @ MC if its a returned item, they test it and certify it before it goes back on the shelf and best part is they are intact and works. Bought a open box ITX board from Frys, which they said inspected and repacked, went home nothing, it was dead, freaking waste of gas.
     
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    Thats the one where I got my laptop, the Marietta location. Great store, excellent selection of mechanical keyboards, including the Ducky.
     
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    The staff is really good at the Cambridge store too. Always get asked if I need help, and they want to help build systems... they like to geek out, even vicariously.

    They have a rack of returned discounted goods. I saw a 7850 the last time I was there listed at $149... wish I had grabbed it.
     
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    wish i could find a decent video card at 149 , no microcenter here
     
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    I was in Westmont today, and didn't have enoug cash to pick up a CPU/mobo combo, so I was just going to pick up a bundle of CD's, a power strip and some cheap DDR3. Waiting in line for 10 minutes before I set the stuff down on the counter and walked out. Soo disappointed. :shadedshu
     
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    wish i lived near a MC wife would hate it :roll:
     
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    +1: Mine too if I had money to afford to go and get stuff. The same store Sasqui went to is about an hour away from me. I do enjoy going into the Boston area occasionally though (when it isn't rush hour. :p).
     
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    How is NH, I used to live there (Manchester), nice small state, I miss it.
     
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    Anyone near MC ? That they can go like its going to the store to get groceries XD

    Pm me ;)
     
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    I'm glad My state has a microcenter, I built a gaming PC for under $700, with Some pretty Nice parts.

    IMO, it's best to buy Some from them, but their GPU's , and PSU's aren't as low as Some Estore's All the time. But they DO rock.

    Cambridge TRIP!!!!
     
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    I have two in tx but closest is Dallas which is a 12+ round trip :(

    How close do you live to yours jboy ?
     
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    I think Binge may help you, he's shipped to folks here in the past, shoot him a PM.

    Should be going again to the Cambridge store again the weekend after New Years if you can wait that long.
     
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