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When is the best time to buy computer parts for cheaper prices?

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#1
I'm planning to build a computer soon and was wondering when it would be best to buy the parts so that I won't get ripped off by buying something that gets discounted a few weeks later. The stuff I attend to get are as follows:

Stuff I'm looking to put in my build:
Antec 900
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811129021
maybe
COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811119137

Microsoft Windows Vista 32-Bit Home Premium for System Builders Single Pack DVD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16832116202

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor
http://www.newegg.com/product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819115017

ASUS P5K LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131180

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820231098

EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814130082

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822148136

Sony NEC Optiarc 18X DVD±R DVD Burner with 12X DVD-RAM Write Black SATA Model AD-7170S-0B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16827152079

CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139001&Tpk=Corsair+520

Scythe SCINF-1000 120mm CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835185027

I might get the 8800 gt that will come out soon if its cheaper and performs about the same as the gts.
 

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The week before christmas or the week after(plus a couple of days after new years).

:toast:
 

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#4
aww thats gonna be in awhile
 

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Black friday has the best deals of the year. Theres usually a few Easter and Christmas/New Years discounts on sites like Newegg too.
 

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Yep, if you can wait two months, around Christmas time is best. good luck on building your system
 
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wait for ALL of the new tech to come out in the coming months and buy all of the best "older" tech at reduced prices ;)
 
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black friday?
 
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alright thanks :D black friday is day after thanksgiving i believe ira fbi
 
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when is thanks giving?
 
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November 22
 
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thanks
 

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Definitely WAIT for now! New GPUs are coming out in November and new CPUs in December/January.
 
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eh.. think the q6600 will go any lower after it already went lower on july or w.e?