• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

Need something at Microcenter or Frys?

Status
Not open for further replies.

Binge

Overclocking Surrealism
Joined
Sep 15, 2008
Messages
6,979 (2.06/day)
Likes
1,734
Location
PA, USA
System Name Molly
Processor i5 3570K
Motherboard Z77 ASRock
Cooling CooliT Eco
Memory 2x4GB Mushkin Redline Ridgebacks
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 680
Case Coolermaster CM690 II Advanced
Power Supply Corsair HX-1000
A title changer should change the title of this thread to accommodate for the addition of Fry's to the list ;)
A request has been put in a while ago. It never saw a response.
 

Paulieg

The Mad Moderator
Joined
Feb 19, 2007
Messages
11,960 (3.02/day)
Likes
2,846
Location
Wherever I can find the iron.
Processor Haswell i7 4770K
Motherboard Gigabyte z79 UD5H Black Edition
Cooling Cryorig R1 Ultimate
Memory Gskill Trident DDR3 2400
Video Card(s) Asus 7970 Direct CU II
Storage Kingston Hyper Fury 240 SSD/ WD Black 640GB
Case Fractal Design R5
Power Supply XFX 650w
Software Win 7/Win 10 Tech preview

theonedub

habe fidem
Joined
Apr 30, 2009
Messages
7,905 (2.51/day)
Likes
5,120
Location
Northern CA, USA
System Name Erakith || Asus UX305FA
Processor i7 3770k @ 4.2ghz 1.068v || Intel Core M 5Y10 @ 800mhz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH || ASUS OE
Cooling EK Supremacy, D5 w/ EK Top, 2X EK-CoolStream XTX 360 & Photon 270 Res || !PASSIVE!
Memory 16GB Samsung 'Wonder' RAM || 8GB LPDDR3 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA 780Ti Classified HydroCopper || Intel HD Graphics 5300
Storage 256gb Corsair Performance Pro, 2TB Caviar Green, 2TB Samsung F4 || Toshiba 256GB SSD
Display(s) DELL Ultrasharp U2715H 27" || 13.3" 1080P IPS
Case CaseLabs Merlin SM8 || Aluminum Unibody
Power Supply NZXT Hale-90-1000-M
Mouse Logitech M705 Marathon
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB w/ Cherry MX Silent
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 || WIndows 10 Home x64
Benchmark Scores WCG & F@H Only
You can put me down for living near a Frys. Their deals have been poor lately though :(
 

Binge

Overclocking Surrealism
Joined
Sep 15, 2008
Messages
6,979 (2.06/day)
Likes
1,734
Location
PA, USA
System Name Molly
Processor i5 3570K
Motherboard Z77 ASRock
Cooling CooliT Eco
Memory 2x4GB Mushkin Redline Ridgebacks
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 680
Case Coolermaster CM690 II Advanced
Power Supply Corsair HX-1000
You can put me down for living near a Frys. Their deals have been poor lately though :(
have any heatware I can associate with your name?
 

theonedub

habe fidem
Joined
Apr 30, 2009
Messages
7,905 (2.51/day)
Likes
5,120
Location
Northern CA, USA
System Name Erakith || Asus UX305FA
Processor i7 3770k @ 4.2ghz 1.068v || Intel Core M 5Y10 @ 800mhz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH || ASUS OE
Cooling EK Supremacy, D5 w/ EK Top, 2X EK-CoolStream XTX 360 & Photon 270 Res || !PASSIVE!
Memory 16GB Samsung 'Wonder' RAM || 8GB LPDDR3 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA 780Ti Classified HydroCopper || Intel HD Graphics 5300
Storage 256gb Corsair Performance Pro, 2TB Caviar Green, 2TB Samsung F4 || Toshiba 256GB SSD
Display(s) DELL Ultrasharp U2715H 27" || 13.3" 1080P IPS
Case CaseLabs Merlin SM8 || Aluminum Unibody
Power Supply NZXT Hale-90-1000-M
Mouse Logitech M705 Marathon
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB w/ Cherry MX Silent
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 || WIndows 10 Home x64
Benchmark Scores WCG & F@H Only
Heatware is in my Sig :D
 

Binge

Overclocking Surrealism
Joined
Sep 15, 2008
Messages
6,979 (2.06/day)
Likes
1,734
Location
PA, USA
System Name Molly
Processor i5 3570K
Motherboard Z77 ASRock
Cooling CooliT Eco
Memory 2x4GB Mushkin Redline Ridgebacks
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 680
Case Coolermaster CM690 II Advanced
Power Supply Corsair HX-1000
Joined
Jan 11, 2009
Messages
9,025 (2.77/day)
Likes
1,446
Location
Montreal, Canada
System Name Fun waste of money
Processor i7 3930k @ 4 Ghz
Motherboard AsRock X79 Fatal1ty Professional
Cooling Dark Rock Pro 3 (removed 120mm fan)
Memory 32GB (4x8gb) 2133Mhz CL9 Mushkin RedLine
Video Card(s) EVGA ACX 3.0 GTX 1060 6GB
Storage 3.25TB separated in 5 SSDs (SanDisk Extreme Pro, Intel 730 & 520, 2*Crucial MX100)
Display(s) 27" 2560x1440 [Korean] PCBANK PB2700
Case BeQuiet! SilentBase 800
Audio Device(s) iBasso D10 + AKG KXXX
Power Supply EVGA P2 750W 80+ Platinum semi-fanless
Mouse Sensei RAW
Keyboard Black cherry MX Thermaltake ESports
Software Windows 10 Pro X64
anyone noticed the i7 860 at 200?
 
Joined
Jan 29, 2010
Messages
471 (0.16/day)
Likes
128
Location
Houston
System Name Beast
Processor Intel Core i7 860 @ 3.8GHz
Motherboard eVGA P55 FTW
Cooling Coolit Eco ALC with Yate Loon 1700RPM fans
Memory 8 GB Patriot Viper @ DDR3-2000
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX280
Storage 2x 1 TB WD Caviar Black
Case Thermaltake Element V
Power Supply Seasonic X760
Software Win7 x64 Ultimate
I live next to both a frys and microcenter, and I'd be happy to help out fellow TPU members -

heatware xrealm2008
 
Joined
Jun 2, 2007
Messages
5,105 (1.33/day)
Likes
1,249
Location
Kansas
Processor Core i5 3570K
Motherboard AsRock z77 Pro4
Cooling Zalman CNPS10X Extreme
Memory 2x4GB GSkill Sniper
Video Card(s) MSI GTX970 Gaming
Storage 240GB OCZ ARC 100, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB
Display(s) LG 23" 1920x1080
Case Antec P100
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Antec Edge 750W
Software Windows 8.1 Pro 64
Joined
Jan 11, 2009
Messages
9,025 (2.77/day)
Likes
1,446
Location
Montreal, Canada
System Name Fun waste of money
Processor i7 3930k @ 4 Ghz
Motherboard AsRock X79 Fatal1ty Professional
Cooling Dark Rock Pro 3 (removed 120mm fan)
Memory 32GB (4x8gb) 2133Mhz CL9 Mushkin RedLine
Video Card(s) EVGA ACX 3.0 GTX 1060 6GB
Storage 3.25TB separated in 5 SSDs (SanDisk Extreme Pro, Intel 730 & 520, 2*Crucial MX100)
Display(s) 27" 2560x1440 [Korean] PCBANK PB2700
Case BeQuiet! SilentBase 800
Audio Device(s) iBasso D10 + AKG KXXX
Power Supply EVGA P2 750W 80+ Platinum semi-fanless
Mouse Sensei RAW
Keyboard Black cherry MX Thermaltake ESports
Software Windows 10 Pro X64
just an update to everyone, good deals at MC:

- i7 920 180$, 17 930 200$, i7 860 200$, i5 750 180$


-



- 4gb ddr2, depending on your choice, is between 85-90$ (I prefer either 2x 2gb stick of crucial or the 2x2gb kit of cl4 ddr2 800 crucials)... 4gb ddr2 is 110$ - 10$ MIR here or 120- 30 MIR for OCZ

- 105$ - 20$ MIR for an OCZ vertex 30GB


That AMD combo, I find, is a GREAT deal! 50$ off CPU + mobo
 

erocker

Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Jul 19, 2006
Messages
42,381 (10.17/day)
Likes
18,023
Processor Intel i7 8700k
Motherboard Gigabyte z370 AORUS Gaming 7
Cooling Water
Memory 16gb G.Skill 4000 MHz DDR4
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 1080
Storage 3 x Samsung Evo 850 500GB, 1 x 250GB, 2 x 2TB HDD
Display(s) Nixeus EDG27
Case Thermaltake X5
Power Supply Corsair HX1000i
Mouse Zowie EC1-B
Software Windows 10
just an update to everyone, good deals at MC:

- i7 920 180$, 17 930 200$, i7 860 200$, i5 750 180$


- http://img.techpowerup.org/100327/Capture024.jpg


- 4gb ddr2, depending on your choice, is between 85-90$ (I prefer either 2x 2gb stick of crucial or the 2x2gb kit of cl4 ddr2 800 crucials)... 4gb ddr2 is 110$ - 10$ MIR here or 120- 30 MIR for OCZ

- 105$ - 20$ MIR for an OCZ vertex 30GB


That AMD combo, I find, is a GREAT deal! 50$ off CPU + mobo
I'm going to need that i7 860 very soon. I will be hitting one of you up via PM.
 

bogmali

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Mar 16, 2008
Messages
7,442 (2.09/day)
Likes
4,758
Location
Pacific Northwest
System Name System Has No Name
Processor Core i7-7820X
Motherboard MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon
Cooling CryoRig R1 Universal
Memory Apacer Blade 4x8GB DDR4-3200
Video Card(s) MSI GTX-1080 Gaming X
Storage Sandisk SDSSDXP 240GB SSD, Sandisk Extreme Pro 480GB SSD, Seagate 1TB HDD
Display(s) Samsung UE510 UHD 28"
Case Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 w/ 5 AF140 Blue LED Quiet Edition Case Fan
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair RM1000W
Mouse EpicGear Zora
Keyboard CM Quickfire Xti
Software Win10 Pro 64
Benchmark Scores Xbox Live Gamertag=jondonken
Binge-put me down as being close by a Fry's store.
 
Joined
Jul 13, 2007
Messages
194 (0.05/day)
Likes
114
Location
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
System Name A work in progress...
Processor Ryzen 7 1700X
Motherboard ASUS ROG STRIX X370-F GAMING
Cooling LEPA AquaChanger 240
Memory 16GB G.SKILL TRIDENT Z RGB DDR4 3200
Video Card(s) MSI NVIDIA GTX 1070 SEA HAWK X
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB
Display(s) DELL U2515H
Case PHANTEKS ENTHOO PRO M ACRYLIC
Audio Device(s) SMSL Q5 PRO / PIONEER SP-BS22-LR Speakers
Power Supply EVGA SUPERNOVA 750 G2
Software Windows 10
Yesterday I got a friend of mine to get me one of the Microcenter i7 930s @ 199.99 but I have to wait till around wednesday next week till I get it along with a newegg ASRock x58 Extreme to get here in Barbados. Already have my 6 gigs of OCZ 1600MHz DDR3 waiting :toast:.
I have always wondered though how Microcenter can sell these cpu's so cheap. Can any one give some rational explanation?

This blurry cell phone pic he sent me is all I can show atm:D
 
Joined
Jan 11, 2009
Messages
9,025 (2.77/day)
Likes
1,446
Location
Montreal, Canada
System Name Fun waste of money
Processor i7 3930k @ 4 Ghz
Motherboard AsRock X79 Fatal1ty Professional
Cooling Dark Rock Pro 3 (removed 120mm fan)
Memory 32GB (4x8gb) 2133Mhz CL9 Mushkin RedLine
Video Card(s) EVGA ACX 3.0 GTX 1060 6GB
Storage 3.25TB separated in 5 SSDs (SanDisk Extreme Pro, Intel 730 & 520, 2*Crucial MX100)
Display(s) 27" 2560x1440 [Korean] PCBANK PB2700
Case BeQuiet! SilentBase 800
Audio Device(s) iBasso D10 + AKG KXXX
Power Supply EVGA P2 750W 80+ Platinum semi-fanless
Mouse Sensei RAW
Keyboard Black cherry MX Thermaltake ESports
Software Windows 10 Pro X64
Yesterday I got a friend of mine to get me one of the Microcenter i7 930s @ 199.99 but I have to wait till around wednesday next week till I get it along with a newegg ASRock x58 Extreme to get here in Barbados. Already have my 6 gigs of OCZ 1600MHz DDR3 waiting :toast:.
I have always wondered though how Microcenter can sell these cpu's so cheap. Can any one give some rational explanation?

This blurry cell phone pic he sent me is all I can show atm:D
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2692/4467025269_d60bd53d53_b.jpg
A loss leader?
 
Joined
Jul 13, 2007
Messages
194 (0.05/day)
Likes
114
Location
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
System Name A work in progress...
Processor Ryzen 7 1700X
Motherboard ASUS ROG STRIX X370-F GAMING
Cooling LEPA AquaChanger 240
Memory 16GB G.SKILL TRIDENT Z RGB DDR4 3200
Video Card(s) MSI NVIDIA GTX 1070 SEA HAWK X
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB
Display(s) DELL U2515H
Case PHANTEKS ENTHOO PRO M ACRYLIC
Audio Device(s) SMSL Q5 PRO / PIONEER SP-BS22-LR Speakers
Power Supply EVGA SUPERNOVA 750 G2
Software Windows 10
I figured something like that. must work well for them. anyway whatever the case thanks to the folks there as I'm getting back an i7 setup.:toast:
 
Joined
Apr 5, 2005
Messages
6,571 (1.42/day)
Likes
1,164
Location
Republic of Asia (a.k.a Irvine), CA
System Name Red Spy
Processor FX 8350 @ 4.35 Ghz with 1.28v
Motherboard Gigabyte 990FX-UD3 v4.0
Cooling TT Water 3.0 Performer + 2 x Cougar 120mm fan, 1 x 120mm Blue LED, 1 x 200 mm Red LED fan
Memory Kingston HyperX DDR3 1333 16GB
Video Card(s) Asus R9 290 OC @ GPU - 1050, MEM - 1300
Storage ADATA 128GB Sata III SSD for OS, WDC Black - 1TB Storage, OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD - Games
Display(s) AOC 23" 1080P LCD
Case AeroCool XPredator X3
Audio Device(s) Built-in Realtek
Power Supply Corsair HX1000 Modular
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Benchmark Scores BF4 with Mantle on Ultra settings gets around 60 FPS.
Yesterday I got a friend of mine to get me one of the Microcenter i7 930s @ 199.99 but I have to wait till around wednesday next week till I get it along with a newegg ASRock x58 Extreme to get here in Barbados. Already have my 6 gigs of OCZ 1600MHz DDR3 waiting :toast:.
I have always wondered though how Microcenter can sell these cpu's so cheap. Can any one give some rational explanation?

This blurry cell phone pic he sent me is all I can show atm:D
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2692/4467025269_d60bd53d53_b.jpg
Do u think they really got that CPU for $199.99 from their suppliers? nope.
 
Joined
Jul 13, 2007
Messages
194 (0.05/day)
Likes
114
Location
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
System Name A work in progress...
Processor Ryzen 7 1700X
Motherboard ASUS ROG STRIX X370-F GAMING
Cooling LEPA AquaChanger 240
Memory 16GB G.SKILL TRIDENT Z RGB DDR4 3200
Video Card(s) MSI NVIDIA GTX 1070 SEA HAWK X
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB
Display(s) DELL U2515H
Case PHANTEKS ENTHOO PRO M ACRYLIC
Audio Device(s) SMSL Q5 PRO / PIONEER SP-BS22-LR Speakers
Power Supply EVGA SUPERNOVA 750 G2
Software Windows 10
I figured something like that. must work well for them. anyway whatever the case thanks to the folks there as I'm getting back an i7 setup.:toast:
@ surasomething

I take it you did not see the bit in bold. Just was looking for an authority (or numbers) to confirm.
peace out
 
Joined
May 12, 2009
Messages
5,167 (1.65/day)
Likes
944
Processor Intel Core i5-3570K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI
Cooling Corsair A70 (Passive)
Memory Samsung 8GB MV-3V4G3D/US
Storage Samsung PM841 256GB
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp U2412M
Case BitFenix Prodigy (Arctic White)
Power Supply FSP Zen 400 (Fanless)
Software OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks
I have always wondered though how Microcenter can sell these cpu's so cheap. Can any one give some rational explanation?
They sell them @ a loss and make it in-store only so the sales reps can try and sell other stuff to the people who come in. When I bought my 920 @ MC the sales rep asked me if I had everything, from the case to the thermal paste. I felt like a douche after a while because I was basically only there for a processor that they're taking a loss on. :ohwell:

Do u think they really got that CPU for $199.99 from their suppliers? nope.
No, they pay more for it.
 

Binge

Overclocking Surrealism
Joined
Sep 15, 2008
Messages
6,979 (2.06/day)
Likes
1,734
Location
PA, USA
System Name Molly
Processor i5 3570K
Motherboard Z77 ASRock
Cooling CooliT Eco
Memory 2x4GB Mushkin Redline Ridgebacks
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 680
Case Coolermaster CM690 II Advanced
Power Supply Corsair HX-1000
Guys, I'm done. I'm freaking done. Someone just did a charge-back out of the blue and I haven't the faintest how to dispute it. This is ridiculous, I'm screwed :(
 
Joined
Oct 21, 2008
Messages
3,459 (1.03/day)
Likes
483
Location
95350
Processor ???
Motherboard 760
Cooling HK
Memory 3x1gb
Video Card(s) 285 Classified / EVGA 480
Display(s) 22" Acer /42" Toshiba
Case Stacker
Power Supply Toughpower 1000w / Coolmaster 650w
Software All of them
Guys, I'm done. I'm freaking done. Someone just did a charge-back out of the blue and I haven't the faintest how to dispute it. This is ridiculous, I'm screwed :(
I saw your other post binge,

Talk to your CC company and let them know, keep talking to paypal and send them the tracking info that you did send the item
 
Joined
May 12, 2009
Messages
5,167 (1.65/day)
Likes
944
Processor Intel Core i5-3570K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI
Cooling Corsair A70 (Passive)
Memory Samsung 8GB MV-3V4G3D/US
Storage Samsung PM841 256GB
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp U2412M
Case BitFenix Prodigy (Arctic White)
Power Supply FSP Zen 400 (Fanless)
Software OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks
Guys, I'm done. I'm freaking done. Someone just did a charge-back out of the blue and I haven't the faintest how to dispute it. This is ridiculous, I'm screwed :(
That's low, really.

Was it someone on this forum?
 
Joined
Oct 21, 2008
Messages
3,459 (1.03/day)
Likes
483
Location
95350
Processor ???
Motherboard 760
Cooling HK
Memory 3x1gb
Video Card(s) 285 Classified / EVGA 480
Display(s) 22" Acer /42" Toshiba
Case Stacker
Power Supply Toughpower 1000w / Coolmaster 650w
Software All of them
That's low, really.

Was it someone on this forum?
It was on evga i believe

He was crying because the post said the cpu was retail yet no heatsink was sent.
 

Wile E

Power User
Joined
Oct 1, 2006
Messages
24,318 (5.94/day)
Likes
3,682
System Name The ClusterF**k
Processor 980X @ 4Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 BIOS F12
Cooling MCR-320, DDC-1 pump w/Bitspower res top (1/2" fittings), Koolance CPU-360
Memory 3x2GB Mushkin Redlines 1600Mhz 6-8-6-24 1T
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 580
Storage Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB, 2xSeagate 320GB RAID0; 2xSeagate 3TB; 2xSamsung 2TB; Samsung 1.5TB
Display(s) HP LP2475w 24" 1920x1200 IPS
Case Technofront Bench Station
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte into Onkyo SR606 and Polk TSi200's + RM6750
Power Supply ENERMAX Galaxy EVO EGX1250EWT 1250W
Software Win7 Ultimate N x64, OSX 10.8.4
Guys, I'm done. I'm freaking done. Someone just did a charge-back out of the blue and I haven't the faintest how to dispute it. This is ridiculous, I'm screwed :(
That's total BS Binge. I hope you get it figured out man. :mad:
 

Binge

Overclocking Surrealism
Joined
Sep 15, 2008
Messages
6,979 (2.06/day)
Likes
1,734
Location
PA, USA
System Name Molly
Processor i5 3570K
Motherboard Z77 ASRock
Cooling CooliT Eco
Memory 2x4GB Mushkin Redline Ridgebacks
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX 680
Case Coolermaster CM690 II Advanced
Power Supply Corsair HX-1000
That's low, really.

Was it someone on this forum?
It was on evga i believe

He was crying because the post said the cpu was retail yet no heatsink was sent.
That's total BS Binge. I hope you get it figured out man. :mad:
I cherry picked an i7 920 that would clock to 4.7GHz out of a mess of 10. Found them all homes at reduced prices, and this one I wanted a little extra because of my efforts. The guy cries about not getting a stock HSF, which was never to be included in the deal, and proceeds to get me to send the stock HSF. Today I find out he did a charge-back.
 
Joined
Oct 21, 2008
Messages
3,459 (1.03/day)
Likes
483
Location
95350
Processor ???
Motherboard 760
Cooling HK
Memory 3x1gb
Video Card(s) 285 Classified / EVGA 480
Display(s) 22" Acer /42" Toshiba
Case Stacker
Power Supply Toughpower 1000w / Coolmaster 650w
Software All of them
I cherry picked an i7 920 that would clock to 4.7GHz out of a mess of 10. Found them all homes at reduced prices, and this one I wanted a little extra because of my efforts. The guy cries about not getting a stock HSF, which was never to be included in the deal, and proceeds to get me to send the stock HSF. Today I find out he did a charge-back.
I would call the cops if he doesn't return the cpu. Do it asap tho
 
Status
Not open for further replies.