backtop


Print 44 comment(s) - last by Pirks.. on Apr 12 at 12:53 PM


The front page of EggXpert.com
EggXpert is the new official forum area for Newegg

Online retailer of computer hardware and accessories Newegg.com is putting its latest venture square in the hands of the PC enthusiast community. Earlier this month, Newegg quietly launched its own community site called EggXpert.com with a forums section and blogs for its users.

Currently in an open beta stage, EggXpert describes itself as “an extensive and easy-to-use online tech community designed specifically for PC & consumer electronics enthusiasts like yourself.” Users can interact with each other via online forums, blogs and regular interactive events.

EggXpert likely realizes that a good portion of Newegg customers are PC do-it-yourself types, and have opened a forum dedicated to the DIY crowd and even overclockers. Appropriately, situated right below the overclockers’ area is a forum dedicated to helping with hardware troubles.

Unlike many other hardware enthusiast forums on the Internet, EggXpert does not have an area dedicated for its members to buy, sell and trade their computer goods. In place of a traditional marketplace section are forums where users can discuss and inform each other of hot deals, even if they aren’t products from Newegg.com

Since the site’s launch in early April, the forum has amassed over 5,500 members who have contributed to 2,444 threads and 3,674 posts.





Comments     Threshold


This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled

Don't think so
By INeedCache on 4/10/2007 12:40:32 PM , Rating: 0
If one needs computer help, there are certainly better sites. It may be OK for a general forum. The product reviews on their site from customers are basically worthless. 5 stars because someone bought a graphics card, plugged it in, and it worked. Wow. As for their customer service, returned a new but defective laptop a while back, and got the replacement almost 6 weeks later after numerous phone and email complaints. There are other good places to buy computer products.




"If you can find a PS3 anywhere in North America that's been on shelves for more than five minutes, I'll give you 1,200 bucks for it." -- SCEA President Jack Tretton










botimage
Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki