New to Buying Online

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Apr 11, 2012

New to Buying Online by kirbymaster101 at 12:17 AM (1,827 Views / 0 Likes) 38 replies

  1. kirbymaster101
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    Where do you guys usually go to buy games online? I want to try and buy games at least $5 cheaper than retail.
     


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    I use Amazon
     
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    I usually go to a retail store like Walmart or Gamestop to do my game shopping so I can't really offer my opinions on what site is best for this field, but my older brother likes to go on Amazon for games and accessories.
     
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    amazon usually has cheaper prices.
     
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    highest microsdhc card for acekard2i in amazon too? Can anyone give me link to it?
    Also amazon is so cheap i see a 32 gb sdhc for only $40 while in stores that would be over $100.
     
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    Not really, SDs have really gone down in price over the last year or so since so many devices use them, the only store I can think of still selling them for atmost +60 would be walmart seeing as how they don't get good deals on hardware.
     
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    A lot of retail stores mark up the higher-capacity SDHC cards quite a bit. Target sells Lexar Class 10 16GB SDHC cards for over $60.

    OP, for SD media check out Newegg.com as well. Also, for games, check out eBay.
     
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    what class should I get for acekard2i?
     
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    Hardly matters, since the class is more directly tied to the write speed than the read speed.

    I've been using Dane-Elec and Lexar 4 or 8GB class 4 microSDs with absolutely 0 slowdown issues...
     
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    Im also using a 16gb class 4 microsd (think its wintec, made in korea) and dont have any issues whatsoever.
     
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    It's got 4.5 stars customer rating. I ordered two off of 1saleaday.com a few days ago, and got them, they're the real deal. Flash memory isn't nearly as expensive as retail marks it up to be. They get you with the $5 in shipping, which is how they make up some of the price difference. Newegg sells them for almost the same total price ($12.99, free shipping) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007962%20600006209%20600006234&IsNodeId=1&name=16GB&Order=PRICE&Pagesize=20
     
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    I order all my games, TV Series, books and even shoes at amazon.com. Haven't been able to find a place with cheaper prices.
     
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    Hello. One question. Since most of amazon.com videogames dont have international shipping what other cheap site for games is there for Canada?
    (Luckily I found one Street fighter 4 at amzon that ships to canada :) )
     
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    for computer parts , I mainly use tigerdirect , although I have used amazon for my multi mem/sd reader ..... for everything else I use ebay .....on ebay , I dont buy from people with a score lower than 99.9 , although I sometimes even shy away from that if I dont like the reviews over a past couple months , I prefer to buy from a seller with 100% rating .... but always review them and their rep before you buy... for example how many negs do they have , how many items that your looking for have they sold with positive reviews , ect . .........
     
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    The problem is E-Bay is an auction right? I feel like if I try to buy something from there someone else will outbid me and the price might get too epensive.... That is how E-bay works right?
     
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    For micro sdhc cards how good is the klingston class 6 16gb card? any good? If not what is an alternative cheap store that sells microsdhc besides amazon?
     
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    Yes and no. If you want, you can set a "buy it now" price when you're selling an item. Many shop that sell via ebay do this and forego the bidding procedure.
     
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