Newegg vs Takealot - Pricing comparison

Johnatan56

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Those 860 Evo prices are strange since e.g. the 250GB on Takealot: https://www.takealot.com/samsung-860-evo-series-2-5-250gb-ssd/PLID48757883 R900.
And if you check here: https://www.wootware.co.za/samsung-mz-n6e2t0bw-860-evo-2tb-sata-6gb-s-m-2-solid-state-drive.html the 2TB m.2 860 Evo is End of Life.

Also on Newegg, the 970 Evo Plus 500GB M.2 sells for R2606: https://www.newegg.com/global/za-en/samsung-970-evo-plus-500gb/p/N82E16820147742
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And the RX 580 from Gigabyte is:
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https://www.newegg.com/global/za-en...=gigabyte_radeon_RX580-_-14-125-962-_-Product

This is within 20 minutes of your post, so where are you getting these prices from @Jamie McKane? I expect shoddy journalism from you, but not actually getting pricing wrong considering that you are so used to throwing guzzle.com specials at us.
 

P924

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Those 860 Evo prices are strange since e.g. the 250GB on Takealot: https://www.takealot.com/samsung-860-evo-series-2-5-250gb-ssd/PLID48757883 R900.
And if you check here: https://www.wootware.co.za/samsung-mz-n6e2t0bw-860-evo-2tb-sata-6gb-s-m-2-solid-state-drive.html the 2TB m.2 860 Evo is End of Life.

Also on Newegg, the 970 Evo Plus 500GB M.2 sells for R2606: https://www.newegg.com/global/za-en/samsung-970-evo-plus-500gb/p/N82E16820147742


And the RX 580 from Gigabyte is:

https://www.newegg.com/global/za-en/gigabyte-radeon-rx-580-gv-rx580gaming-8gd/p/N82E16814125962?Description=gigabyte radeon RX580&cm_re=gigabyte_radeon_RX580-_-14-125-962-_-Product

This is within 20 minutes of your post, so where are you getting these prices from @Jamie McKane? I expect shoddy journalism from you, but not actually getting pricing wrong considering that you are so used to throwing guzzle.com specials at us.
Perhaps she added shipping?
 

DJZassie

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Now do an Amazon USA vs Takealot vs Newegg

Intel Core i9-9900K from amazon including shipping and duties is roughly R8500 already ^.^
 

Johnatan56

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Look, you will still have to pay VAT and duties as well as a clearance fee. Looks like VAT is added on the site. Order it and tell us how accurate the numbers are when landed.
I don't have that much spare cash lol, you go and test it.
I did leave feedback that if they are doing SA they must advertise the price Inc. of VAT. Quite annoying how they aren't.
 

Fjorko

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I don't have that much spare cash lol, you go and test it.
I did leave feedback that if they are doing SA they must advertise the price Inc. of VAT. Quite annoying how they aren't.
They wont charge you VAT over there - that's why you pay VAT when it hits customs on this side ( unless you meant something else ) Nevermind - I see they do show vat - but i then think they mean what the VAT will be when it hits our shore, coz i cannot see them double charging you VAT
 

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just ordered NVMe SSD and 2666 MHz SO-DIMM from Newegg, but to a US delivery address (incl an extra $9.50 for delivery within 48h) - the current Newegg pricing was lower than Amazon, Bestbuy, TigerDirect and Walmart.com but is just marginally below that of Takealot & Loot.

If international shipping to ZA were to be added, as well as VAT and duties, Takealot / Loot (with free local shipping on these amounts) would be cheaper.
 
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