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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jizwizard, 3 May 2011.

  1. jizwizard

    jizwizard Modder

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    went to my local pc shop round the corner from my house which was shutting down and picked up a brand new antec 300 and a corsair tx850w psu for a grand total of £60. just thought i'd shout it from the rooftops.:naughty:
     
  2. cmberry20

    cmberry20 Mad Scientist

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    Thats an amazing deal. The PSU on its own is worth £90
     
  3. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    You lucky sob.
     
  4. postmangav

    postmangav What's a Dremel?

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    Nice find mate. What ya gonna do with it?
     
  5. GregTheRotter

    GregTheRotter Minimodder

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    He's gonna donate it to me of course ;)
     
  6. flame696

    flame696 Terminating People Since 1980....

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    hey where is this shop? whens it shutting down & what else they got??????
     
  7. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    What sort of local PC shop is this? I only ever see InWin psu's and 8600GT's in little PC shops round here.

    Nice buys btw :thumb:
     
  8. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Same with my local, 775 mobos at best too.
    Mind you, there's this PC shop next to a BP garage in Horwich with a huge window to see all the stock, they still sell old macs and pc's preloaded with windows 98 :sigh:
     
  9. trig

    trig god's little mistake

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    he's going to tell us where he lives, the code to his security system if one exists...then he is going to lay the kit in the middle of his living room, and then go away for a couple days...oh yeah, and leave a couple soda's and some sandwichs with it...thx
     
  10. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    There's a GTX580 box in the window of the closest one to me, but I imagine it's empty and the card is installed in the guy's personal rig.
     
  11. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    I always imagine guys start the shop with the full intention of doing high end stuff, then realise how much of a local market there is for it and end up stocking ddr1 and endless wifi usb drives
     
  12. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    That's basically what happens, because everybody feels such an urge to not go 30 seconds without Facebook that they rush out and buy the cheapest Dell they can find.
     
  13. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Modder

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    Yeah but Scan's in Horwich, what mentalist sets up a PC shop next to Scan?
     
  14. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Thank God Scan is near me! LOL, it's not next to scan, it's hardly even close, I just like seeing people walk in to beige boxes in the window!
     
  15. Zinfandel

    Zinfandel Modder

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    Yeah when I left Bolton people were asking me what I'd miss the most... Family? Friends? Favourite pubs?

    Nope... Scan!

    And how can something be in Horwich and not be near Scan?!
     
  16. Kovoet

    Kovoet What's a Dremel?

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    Just read this now WOW thats crazy
     
  17. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    That is a bargain! I could've done with those for a friend's build.
     
  18. jizwizard

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    the guy in his 60's had run the shop for many years but due to prices on the internet decided it as time to retire. he will keep the workshop going as he repairs alot of computers for the local schools. i went up on his last day of trading to see what bargains he had. he knew i would come so put aside a selection of cases and psu's. i had the antec case and a antec earthwatts 650w psu off him but on sunday tried the psu and it was doa. luckily the guy was roand the shop yesterday clearing up so told him the psu was dead so he just gave me the corsair tx850 for a straight swap. will keep you informed on what will happen. as today i will install the psu and drill the antec 300 for some cable routing. will take some pics as i go along
     

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