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In over 6 years of intimate experience with online shops, I've come to demand a lot. As retailer after retailer constantly better themselves, customers demand not only basic service, but want to feel looked after, in a similar way we all expect from traditional shopping. Let's take a look: Typically, ... Read review

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Community Level 3Radical-Ma...

Radical-Machine

Raising the Bar, Not Just Your PC Speed! Review with images

AdvantagesLovely Site, Massive Product Range

DisadvantagesShipping and Products often expensive!

"In over 6 years of intimate experience with online shops, I've come to demand a lot. As retailer after retailer constantly better themselves, customers demand not only basic service, but want to feel looked after, in a similar way we all expect from traditional shopping. Let's take a look: Typically, a customer would expect to be greeted warmly by a sales assistant, spoken to politely and given relevant and crucial information on products, perhaps ..." Read review
17.07.2006

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I feel the need, the need for speed

AdvantagesTop quality products

DisadvantagesNot for novices

"www.overclockers.co.uk What do they sell? Overclockers stock a good range of computer upgrades and peripherals. Products include motherboards, memory, CPUs, graphics cards, sound cards, hard drives, CD/DVD drives, monitors, keyboards, case and CPU cooling basically everything you need to build/upgrade your computer. They even sell complete systems. Overclockers do not have the biggest range available compared to some of the big online retailers ..." Read review
23.01.2006

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Community Level 6yhwman

yhwman

Selling to be broken

AdvantagesHard to find hardware

DisadvantagesDon't answer emails, products can occasionally be found cheaper elsewhere

"Overclockers UK (Or OcUK as they like to be called) is the place to go if you’re after either obscure, extreme, or extreme and obscure hardware for your computer. There’s more than just a shop though, they have everything from a motosport team to a discussion forum – it’s a hardware site quite unlike any other. * The Site Itself * OcUK has to the best looking hardware retailer on the web. Tastefully decked out with ..." Read review
01.09.2001

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Community Level 1Jambo1976

Jambo1976

Avoid Overclockers!!!

AdvantagesHigh Spec systems (if they work)

DisadvantagesVery poor customer service, broken systems, terrible courier company

"I ordered an "Ultima Vortex" GX2 PC from Overclockers a month and a half ago. I wouldn't use this company again under any circumstances. As a caveat to this review, some of the issues may have stemmed from the courier company City Link. However, if this is the company Overclockers insist on contracting for their deliveries, I believe the buck stops with them. A brief summary of my issues with them: 1) I paid £35 for a Saturday delivery. ..." Read review
26.10.2008

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Community Level 5C_W_Monkey

C_W_Monkey

Overclockers - Under-rated

AdvantagesGreat range, great service

DisadvantagesNot for novice PC users like me

"...from Rabid, I went to overclockers.co.uk and purchased some goods which he had suggested to me. Overclockers sells computer components. They don't do complete machines but sell pretty much everything else. From motherboards to fans, you can pretty much find anything here. I bought 1 x 2.8GHz P4 Prescott, an MSI motherboard to support it, some fans and some heat sinks, some thermal interface pads. All of this totaled to about £200. The odering ..." Read review
29.04.2004

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Type Computers & Electronics
Domain Extension .co.uk

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Listed on Ciao since 01/03/2001

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