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Old September 30, 2008, 09:19 AM
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I'll run it by you on here once it's done, I'll post the parts and prices and see if they match up to yours. Just give me a few minutes.
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:26 AM
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Haha great, looks like NCIX is swamped and therefore the site won't load.
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:41 AM
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I've been on the site for 2 hours now, no probs at all..
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:48 AM
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Oh boy I'm not a happy camper right now.
The computer upstairs (the one on the main line) is the only one in the house we'll use for credit card purchases, all the other computers including this one (hehe) have junk on them. (except the new one that I will be ordering)
and this computer upstairs doesn't want to load NCIX.com for some reason anymore. Worked fine, but slow for the last 45minutes and now it's deciding the crap out on me. Won't even hold a cookie on HardwareCanucks.com here so I have to use this computer downstairs to post this message.
*tears hair out*
I need enough time for them to look at the price match...last day of the sale today.
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Old September 30, 2008, 10:01 AM
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Lmao, oh man. The sent and received bytes on the network connection on the computer that's plugged into the main line.........the main line coming into the house where all the other computers run off of....is in the hundreds. Whereas the other computer (this one included) are running flawlessly in the millions. Makes no sense to me how the main line can be buggered up and then the sub lines running off that main line are dandy. Just figures, the one time I NEED the internet this happens. We'll see how it plays out I guess.

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Old September 30, 2008, 11:20 AM
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The price match here at Hardware Canucks seems to be down so I'm losing out for sure.

Final Pricing:

P5Q Deluxe:
the PM function won't work on the board for some reason so I pay $207.98

Q9550:
PM to PCVillage at $329.95

WD Caviar SE16 640GB:
PM to Compu2000 at $71.99
Mushkin XP PC2-8500 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1066:
No PM, cheaper at NCIX $144.99

Vendetta 2:
no pm $39.99

Scythe S-FLEX:
no pm $11.99

4 gram arctic cooling mx2 paste:
PM to Direct Canada at: $6.99

Samsung SH-S223F:
PM to best Direct: $24.24

Vista Home Premium 64bit OEM DVD:
PM to 119.99

NCIX bundle...4870x2 & Corsair HX1000w
no pm: 719.99

Samsung 2443BW-HAS 24IN
PM to A-Power at $325.47

Antec 1200 case:
PM to Best Direct at $158.95

Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme Black 5.25IN 6 Fan Controller
PM to NXSource at $25.10

Noctua NF-P12
PM to Direct Canada at 17.99 x2

Razer eXactMat Mouse Pad & eXactRest Wrist Rest Bundle
no pm $39.99

The Lexmark all in one deal...but I'll miss the rebate on that so thats $40

Heavy Duty Shipping Box $5.99

Express Coverage for monitor $16.27

Apologize if I'm missing anything but my head is spinning. I ended up placing the order and with the free insurance....I couldn't afford $70 more...this was already pushing the limit of the credit card. I really hope that wasn't a huge mistake.

Total before tax: $2,353.05
Total after tax:
$2,470.70

Edit:
ok now I'm really concerned about the insurance thing...is there a way to add it when they email me confirming/denying the price match?

Update: Price matched accepted, order verified. Yikes about the insurance

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Old September 30, 2008, 02:32 PM
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Well the insurance is tricky I never get the full insurace with express RMA however I usually get the middle insurance that 1.5% of order or something like that but that is only due to where I live and how many trucks and hands it passes through before getting here....your shipment should only go through 2 sorting plants before arriving so it's not a huge concern...nice frikin build though...very nice
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Hence I suggested you to stick with a 4870 and a P5Q-E. You could have ended the build in less than $2000.

Oh well.. its ok!! That will be a more future proof build. As far as I have known, if the price match is declined they will usually ask you to call them. Its happened to me couple of times, but more with just 1 product. As long as you didn't PM anything with a rebate, all should be approved. If you PM something that has any sort of mail in rebate or instant rebate, then they will decline, and as per my experience with NCIX, they usually offer the same deal to you, price + mail in rebate like what you had PMed from.
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Old September 30, 2008, 03:50 PM
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As long as its in stock PM is fine, I wouldnt worry about it. As for the insurance if they can squeeze it all in a heavy duty box then its not really a concern.
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Old September 30, 2008, 04:25 PM
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Hence I suggested you to stick with a 4870 and a P5Q-E. You could have ended the build in less than $2000.

Oh well.. its ok!! That will be a more future proof build. As far as I have known, if the price match is declined they will usually ask you to call them. Its happened to me couple of times, but more with just 1 product. As long as you didn't PM anything with a rebate, all should be approved. If you PM something that has any sort of mail in rebate or instant rebate, then they will decline, and as per my experience with NCIX, they usually offer the same deal to you, price + mail in rebate like what you had PMed from.
Heh yea I thought long and hard about the E and the single 4870, but my main purpose for this build was not needing to upgrade much or at all for a good while. The decision took a while to make because the E and 4870 did save a lot.


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As long as its in stock PM is fine, I wouldnt worry about it. As for the insurance if they can squeeze it all in a heavy duty box then its not really a concern.
Yep the price match has been accepted and shipping address verified, but that's all that's been verified so far haha. Not been charged yet. Waiting on the tracker to change getting antsy .

Thanks for the reassurance about the insurance. I hope they'll be able to fit it in one box....maybe I should have gotten 2. D'oh!
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