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Am looking for a good alternative to Amazon for mail ordering computer stuff in the US. Any tips? Am thinking of the equivalent of bookshop.org for IT.

Thanks everyone. I might go with newegg. I do like the idea of finding a vendor on Amazon and then seeking out their own website. Tried a few but have not found one that convinced me yet.

I do have a Microcenter in town but it is a bit out of the way and am too busy at the mo to pop by.

Thanks again.

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@AlexVoss in the UK a lot of vendors selling on Amazon also have storefronts on eBay. Might be similar over there?

@AlexVoss I usually use newegg but I don't know if they're anymore ethical than amazon tbh

@AlexVoss Not sure on ethical-ness. But I also use:
Newegg
Adorama
Costco

If you're in a location with a Microcenter, I do highly recommend them.

Usually I consider price and return policy whenever I purchase items.

@AlexVoss I'm not sure that there's a single market place as robust as Amazon. However, you could always find the product you're looking for, on Amazon, and head back to the vendor's site to make the purchase, there. It'll help cut the middle man out of the picture and support the vendor (which could be a mom and pop brick/mortar store).

@AlexVoss I just ordered a bunch of stuff from Newegg, driven by the same anti-Amazon sentiment. The experience has been pretty smooth.

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