COMPUTER COMPONENTS ONLINE
For the broadest selection of computer components
online, try this list of computer parts websites. They service the
entire country, and some have branches
Some of the others will ship overseas. Usually payment is by credit
card or PayPal, but, talk to them if you are looking for some other
- Tiger Direct
carries the world's largest selection of computer components online,
them the reseller of choice for the "Build-It-Yourselfer." This is what
they say on their website. It's up to you to evaluate this statement,
but I've always been able to find whatever parts I needed, no matter
how obscure. Additionally you'll find a great many emerging
technologies. Tiger Direct is known for its excellent prices and is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Systemax
Inc. This is important because Systemax owns several retail
TELEPHONE NUMBER 1-800-800-8300
This is my main source of computer components online. I find them to be
knowledgeable and informative about the products and helpful in making
parts selections. In addition to their website they produce and
distribute a parts catalog that is a wealth of good information. When
it comes to returns they are very professional. Whatever the reason, I
find they have some of the lowest-possible prices.
- Newegg is a leading e-commerce
company committed to becoming the most loved and trusted marketplace on
the web by offering you an unsurpassed shopping experience, rapid
delivery, and stellar customer service. This is what they say on their
website. Check it out. They have an extensive inventory of the best
parts and try to constantly improve their operation.
TELEPHONE NUMBER 1-800-390-1119
This is one of the online computer stores where I have shopped and have
found them to be quite good and I am very satisfied with their overall
They have some excellent prices on selected items. They do not take
orders over the phone; therefore you cannot discuss the pros and cons
of various products in
order to help make your selection. This is my second choice for
computer components online.
has a few retail stores in
Texas, but, they maintain an impressive presence on the Internet.
According to their website they have a large selection of computer
and rank themselves along with the other major online computer
There are many times when you will find their pricing to be very
attractive. This is an interesting place to shop.
TELEPHONE NUMBER 1-713-773-3636
I have not had the opportunity to shop at this computer store, so I
cannot offer a review. Although on their website there are many very
good reviews and some bad. You may find this interesting reading. Also
it will help you make a decision as to whether you should use them as
computer parts source. Should you feel so inclined, it would be
appreciated if you would write a review for this column?
- Circuit City can trace its
history back to 1949, when it opened its first consumer electronics
store. At its peak it had grown to a chain of several hundred stores,
before running into financial difficulties. In 2008 and 2009 all of the
remaining stores were sold and in November 2008 circuit City filed for
bankruptcy. In May of 2009 Systemax, Inc. bought the assets of Circuit
City and started to rehabilitate the remnants of its online operation.
Following the example of its other online operations, Systemax has
created a new Circuit City online, which should provide an excellent
computer parts resource.
TELEPHONE NUMBER 1-800-THE-CITY (1-800-843-2489)
At one time I would use local Circuit City stores extensively with good
results, but recently I have no experience with this online computer
store. If you have worked with these new people, please provide us with
your thoughts and write a review.
Some of the online and local retail stores publish a
daily or weekly
flier promoting their online computer sales and the products that they
You’ll never know when you’ll run into that piece of hardware that
you’ve been searching for. Subscribe to these, they are chock full of
valuable information, and some really good prices. This is done by
providing your e-mail address. I try to subscribe to everything I can;
it’s a wealth of good information. You will find this is great
opportunity to purchase computer parts cheap.
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