[lug] CompUSA replacement in Boulder area?

Steve A Hart Shart at colorado.edu
Tue Apr 1 08:34:50 MDT 2008

I'll 2nd that about Fry's!

A local Fry's would blow away BestBuy or Circuit City easily.

Until then I'm sticking with newegg.


Nate Duehr wrote:
> Steve A Hart wrote:
>> Dear god...you actually buy from Best Buy and Circuit City?!?!?!
>> We buy almost exclusively from www.newegg.com
> They're quite addictive, and if you pay for the fast shipping, amazingly 
> fast.
> I figure for MOST projects if I can't plan three days ahead (worst case) 
> I probably shouldn't be slapping together the project that fast 
> anyway... but I do understand the need for spare parts available locally 
>  when something dies, too.
> Just bring a Fry's to Denver or Boulder somewhere and I'd be happy. 
> CompUSA can continue to go under (even though I'm seeing rumors about 
> the "new" CompUSA?) for all I care... it's not THAT far to MicroCenter, 
> even from Boulder... on a weekend day when the I-25 traffic isn't 
> maddening.
> You'll pay more in gas round-trip from Boulder to Microcenter than 
> Newegg will charge for shipping, though.  Understand that too.
> Nate
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Steve Hart
Systems Administrator
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
University of Colorado Boulder
shart at colorado.edu

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