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    Exclamation Micro Direct

    Am looking at getting a E6600 Duo and 2GB of Corsair XMS 6400

    -£277 @ SCAN
    -£245 @ MicroDirect

    both are with Saturday delivery..

    Not used either before and have heard Scan have great customer care, but for a £32 saving it is going to have to be Micro!
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    both fine.

    Scan have a loyal following here due to the free delivery for us but micro direct are as good as any afaik.

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    both fine.

    Scan have a loyal following here due to the free delivery for us but micro direct are as good as any afaik.
    I'm lucky with Microdirect in that I live 10mins walk from the shop and even better if I buy stuff through the university network I get stuff even cheaper and same day delivery free!

    I've bought everything from my current rig from them and throughly recommend them.

    The things that scan have that are cheaper I've found pointless getting as the delivery is £7. For me at least it always works out cheaper, easier and quicker to buy from MD

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    i thoght carriage was free for hexus users, not 7 puonds?

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    It is free, as long as u spend over £30

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    Quote Originally Posted by father smurf View Post
    i thoght carriage was free for hexus users, not 7 puonds?
    yeah but he wants saturday delivery

    you odnt get that for free with scan

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    Quote Originally Posted by listy View Post
    yeah but he wants saturday delivery

    you odnt get that for free with scan
    Well u dont get Sat del free from anywhere

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    i always use microdirect. never had any problems same with scan

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    I've always found the differnces between scan and MD small.
    Normally I'd save a few quid on one bit but lose some on another.
    Also one might have it in stock and the other not or have the same thing by a differnt make.
    I find I prefure Scan's site for searching for stuff as they break bit down into performance/model before price and make.

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    Well £30 is differance, Micro is cheaper on it's saturday deivery by £16 and the items are another £15 cheaper!
    Bargain!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harkin View Post
    It is free, as long as u spend over £30
    £20 ex vat

    im suprised that the stuff is cheaper at MD, i thought scan have best prices on corsair ram.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moogle View Post
    i thought scan have best prices on corsair ram.
    Yoyotech have the dominator stuff a lot cheaper at the mo

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    E6600 £139.83 on Today only

    2GB Corsair XMS 6400 £90.46

    Total £230.29
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    I'm in a similar situation.

    LG L204WT
    Microdirect: £163 + del
    Scan: Not stocked

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    Be aware that MicroDirect have a RMA policy of:

    If its more then 30 days from delivery of good, they will take 30 WORKING DAYS to get a replacement to you from the date that they agree the goods are faulty.

    I had an X1900XTX from them die on me, 6 weeks later I got a replacement that lasted 5 weeks, I then had to jump through hoops for another 6 WEEKS before they finally refunded me due to not being able to get another replacement.

    So, be warned about their RMA process, its the pits.
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    OK only £17 in it with Sat del...

    sold!
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