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View Poll Results: Unofficial retailer of the year !
Aria 11 29.73%
CCL 2 5.41%
Scan (resists the urge to use acronyms) 12 32.43%
Overclockers 1 2.70%
Ebuyer 4 10.81%
Specialtech 2 5.41%
Novatech 4 10.81%
Other - please specify 1 2.70%
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Old 07-12-10, 02:47 PM
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I just had this idea.

Out of all of the retailers I have used this year one has stood out for me. I won't go to great lengths to explain but please feel free to cast your vote !

This isn't a mega serious thread and please, don't use it as a basis of where to buy from but I am just interested in seeing who you have been the happiest with this year

Thanks ! and if I have missed any please feel free to add them and your vote

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Old 07-12-10, 03:09 PM
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i gotta go with scan as ive got mostly all my rig from there, ebuyer is no 2 choice got a few things from there 2
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Was a tough choice, but chose Scan only because they handled my RMA very quicky

I've bought from Scan, Aria and ST and they all do top notch jobs.
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I chose Specialtech. I have used them less than any one else however they have always been the place to go to get me out of a jam.

It's easy ordering big items from Amazon (mention does go out to them though !) because they're easy to get big items.

But Specialtech always have the really obscure things I desperately need and I am always very happy with the prices

For example today I found out that my case I'm getting has a 200mm intake space and a 200mm outlet at the top which is the only one occupied. I could have put dual Noctua 120mm but hey, wanted a 200mm. £8.
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Old 07-12-10, 04:05 PM
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not gonna vote for obvious reasons but from our perspective, when a customer calls us and buys a few bits and then ask where they should get their components from we always recommend Scan.

Cracking people and we chat daily to them, mostly about rubbish (picked them up on a spelling mistake yesterday) but they certainly are dedicated to what they're doing.

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Old 07-12-10, 04:38 PM
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scan just as hey hev never let me down.all my packages at uni in brum and home in manchester all arrived at decent times (am) and they all cam perfect.

they are usaly always the cheapest and they usally always have the most stock

they guys at the shop are great and freindly.
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Old 07-12-10, 05:19 PM
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TBH even if I was still using Scan (and I'm not, that's £1000 worth of business that I would have spent with them now that I deliberately haven't, over £25) then I still would have rated Specialtech the highest. Obviously they're not a very big powerful outlet but they are cheap, quick, and have what I need. I suppose the best way to explain it is it's like one of those 'Mum and Dad' hardware stores down the road that don't exist any more.
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Old 07-12-10, 06:07 PM
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Scan for me too, out of ease and free postage. How come no one has mentioned PC World
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Old 07-12-10, 06:09 PM
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Awwwww AydST you have a new son
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Old 07-12-10, 06:24 PM
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Got to be aria for me. Great prices and good service.
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