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buying electronics online

Hey there,

What's your favorite online electronics shop? When I was in the US I liked newegg.com, but now that I am in Europe I can't figure out what a good equivalent would be.

Also, is there a good site somewhere that compares prices from several online vendors at once?

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Re: buying electronics online

toppreise.ch
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Old 27.08.2007, 16:53
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Try misco.ch (its the same company as tigerdirect.com in the US).
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Old 27.08.2007, 16:56
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Be careful of price comparison sites, they're very rarely regulated and can often just put up factually incorrect info to encourage buyers to choose the products / companies that pay them the most commission...not good!
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Re: buying electronics online

www.stegpc.com

This is a good computer shop
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Old 27.08.2007, 17:02
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Re: buying electronics online

www.digitec.ch is also very good and they have a shop in Zurich for walk-in purchases, service and advice...no goods displayed though. Also have good ratings on toppreise.ch.
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Old 27.08.2007, 21:51
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Are there any good shops where you can walk in and purchase stuff?
Digitec is good, but queuing for hours to pick up your kit is rubbish.
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Are there any good shops where you can walk in and purchase stuff?
Digitec is good, but queuing for hours to pick up your kit is rubbish.
When I buy my computerstuff, I look online at www.stegpc.ch to get the prices. Then I just telephone them and go to pick it up. Because I pre-ordered, I don't have to "take a number" and wait in the queue. Just go straight to the "vorbestellung" counter.

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Digitec is good, but queuing for hours to pick up your kit is rubbish.
if you order from Digitec and take the corfirmation, you can bypass much of the queuing. Plus you should avoid lunchtimes and 1800 as that's when the dorky IT boys are in
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if you order from Digitec and take the corfirmation, you can bypass much of the queuing. Plus you should avoid lunchtimes and 1800 as that's when the dorky IT boys are in
O damn, that's me.
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if you order from Digitec and take the corfirmation, you can bypass much of the queuing. Plus you should avoid lunchtimes and 1800 as that's when the dorky IT boys are in
Saturdays are horrendous. I went once on a weekday lunchbreak and didn't have to wait very long.
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