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Jazzy_Mattson 17 days ago

Hey there yall. Im from Sweden and the market for costum built pc are really ****** over here. Its much better over at the us so i was thinking if its possible to save money and buy stuff from amazon and sites like those since its technically cheaper than if i were to buy it in Sweden. Or do you think its stupid to buy things overseas?

Its kind of hard to get my thoughts out here so i understand if im not making any sense

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TheShadowGuy 4 points 17 days ago

Some people do that. The problems are shipping, customs, and taxes, which can all make it impossible or not economical.

Jazzy_Mattson submitter 1 point 17 days ago

I was thinking about that too.. my reasoning was that the shipping cost make up for the more expensive cost overall here in Sweden if you catch my drift

TheShadowGuy 1 point 17 days ago

I'm clueless on Swedish import law.

Worth noting you might have an easier time importing from somewhere like Germany that is within the EU but has a stronger computer industry.

Jazzy_Mattson submitter 1 point 17 days ago

interesting.. You know any german computer sites?

DaMysteryMan 1 Build 2 points 17 days ago

amazon.de should have a lot, you can change country in the top right of the page also.

TheShadowGuy 2 points 16 days ago

Not personally, but while making a build on this site you can change the country to Germany and it will only show prices from German retailers.

PrivatePengu 2 points 16 days ago

I wouldn't order from anywhere outside of the EU if I were you. Amazon Germany should have better pricing, but ordering outside of the EU is probably not going to be worth the trouble. Even if it says 200 USD on the product page, you're going to pay far more.

Jazzy_Mattson submitter 1 point 16 days ago

Oh ok. So ordering from Germany is my best bet if i were to buy things abroad?

PrivatePengu 2 points 16 days ago

Yeah, I think so. It's within the EU and shipping is cheaper than, say, the US. Amazon UK might also be a possibility, but I'm not sure.

Jazzy_Mattson submitter 1 point 16 days ago

Ok thanks!

PrivatePengu 2 points 16 days ago

Just make sure you read up on it. Shipping, customs and taxes, like TheShadowGuy said, can all vary greatly.

Jazzy_Mattson submitter 2 points 16 days ago

I will!