900$ Build from MemoryExpress.com
Hi guys, I ordered my pc parts monday at memoryexpress and I'm making this thread to do a follow up of their customer service (aswell as dicussion on the build if you want to).
Case: Cosrair 300R
Psu: Antec EA-650w 80+ bronze
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z77-UD3H
CPU: Intel core-i7 3770
RAM: 16gb corsair vengeance low profile 1600mhz - blue
GPU: Sapphire Radeon 6850
Drive: None for the moment, budget limitation but I will buy a SSD in the following weeks/months.
Parts: PC Assembly from MemoryExpress
Total 842.41$ before taxes and shipping
This build is for video editing, not gaming. So far I'm impressed by memoryexpress customer care. I had a few questions before purchasing and they all answered them either by writing back to my e-mail or directly calling me (same day or next day).
It'll be fine but a 6850 weighing 2 pounds? that sounds odd
Wonder if that weight is shipping weight, which would add the weight of the box, accessories and packaging to the actual card.
ahhhhh, that makes sens, the 1.8lbs is probably with all the packaging, wrapping, manuals etc. The only place I found the weight of the Sapphire 6850 is on amazon.com. So most probably it's the shipping weight, not the product weight.
My order has been shipped. 3 buisness day for a pc assembly, pretty fast :) Now shipping from Calgary to Montreal, which is usually around 5 buisness days.
EDIT: Estimated delivery date: July 7th. 3 buisness as July 2nd is a holiday. Again pretty fast I've ordered bike stuff from Calgary before and it's always been between 4 to 6 buisness days. Can't wait to receive it!
awesome man good luck!
I found cheaper prices for two of my item and the Über Price Beat policy says: "and if you find a better price within 7 days of purchase we'll beat that too". Problem is that the webstore is close on the week-end and monday is holiday (and it's the 7th day after my purchase).
I'll send them an e-mail, I can still try! Or maybe I can call directly the agent that called me concerning my open box products.
Antec EA 650w - 44.99$ at CanadaComputers: Canada Computers | Power Supplies | Antec EA-650 Green EarthWatts 650W Continuous Power Supply 80PLUS Bronze Certified
Sapphire Radeon 6850 132.42$: Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 775MHZ 1G GDDR5 DL DVI-I + Sl DVI-D HDMI DisplayPort HDMI PCI-E Video Card - DirectCanada
One of my two packages are on vehicle for delivery, my computer I supposed as I have one 30lbs package and a 10lbs one (which is still in transit), boxes of the parts I suppose.
The shipping is faster than I expected, now I just have to wait for my package... I hate waiting for packages (it's 13:30 here right now).
I received everything today and I plugged in my HDD and Optical Drive but my optical drive won't be recognized by the computer! :( So I can't load any OS on the HDD. What to do?
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