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Old September 11, 2008, 09:40 PM
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I've never seen a motherboard ship without some form of anti-static packaging. Something definitely not kosher there.
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Old September 11, 2008, 10:08 PM
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Yes, DC does get a bad wrap sometimes but Brad sure jumps to help people.
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Old September 11, 2008, 10:19 PM
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I've never seen a motherboard ship without some form of anti-static packaging. Something definitely not kosher there.
Boards that come in those clamshells do not come with anti-static bags.

Lots of the higher end boards of last year and even today are like that.
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Old September 12, 2008, 09:29 AM
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apparently the plastic clamshells are anti-static
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Old September 12, 2008, 09:32 AM
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apparently the plastic clamshells are anti-static
They are and work very well.
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Old September 12, 2008, 10:33 AM
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I try to keep all my purchases to Ncix and the added price match is an extra incentive.
i have a cart at DC with a PSU, antec900 and gtx260 in it just waiting for me to come up with the $$ for it. but after reading this thread and now your statement i might go to ncix, how does the priced match work? will they match price with DC on all products or just some? i have ordered from NCIX a few times but the price difference and free shipping is why i was going to buy from DC this time, i'd be willing to pay shipping if they matched prices for the items i want. their 260 with a $30 MIR is still more than DC..
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Old September 12, 2008, 12:03 PM
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Use the price match link at the bottom of the cart page. Small button.
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Old September 12, 2008, 12:43 PM
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Use the price match link at the bottom of the cart page. Small button.
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Old September 12, 2008, 05:13 PM
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I think that you will find that Direct Canada is NCIX... or at least, when I ordered a keyboard, bolt through kit and MX-2 from DC it came in an NCIX box... I don't think they would reuse competitions packing so I am guessing it is a situation where they have multiple web presence and reap the benefits.
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Old September 12, 2008, 05:20 PM
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i used the price match and it wouldn't match for the gtx260, so the order was $40ish more + $50 shipping, DC has free shipping so it a $90 difference on a less than $600 order. probably going to just try my luck with DC. :)
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