[Charlug] Local System Components

Jim Rorie jfrorie at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 12:20:04 EDT 2009

I've have good experience with ATD in the past.  However, after moving
into their new fancy store, I think their prices have crept up..


Jim Rorie

jfrorie at gmail.com
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On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 12:05 -0400, Brian J. Miller wrote:
> Relatively new to Charlotte (read: I haven't built a system since moving 
> here) and I am looking to do so. Where in town do people go for parts 
> that they don't want to order online (aka where shipping makes it worth 
> buying local)?
> Cases (and or monitors) is probably the one thing I'm after since I've 
> found in other cities (Indianapolis, IN; Denver, CO) that I can get them 
> nearly as cheap and much easier locally. But I'd be willing to support 
> the local little guy if it was going to mean only a couple dollars.
> So what local non-big box (aka I'm aware that Best Buy and Office Depot 
> sell components) stores are around? Which ones would you recommend to an 
> enthusiast who has done their research?
> If you are curious I'm looking at...
> Case:    Antec P183
> Power:   Nexus RX-8500 (though might go Antec instead)
> CPU:     Intel Core i7 920
> MB:      Asus P6T Deluxe
> RAM:     6 GB - Crucial or Corsair more than likely
> Video:   Nvidia GTX 275 - eVGA or Gigabyte more than likely
> Storage: WD 300GB Velociraptor
> Display: couple of 24+" displays, haven't settled on them,
>           minimum requirement of 1920x1200
> (the rest)
> Thanks,
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