Living in a 3rd world country is even worse in many cases. The prices here are really extorsive when it comes to computer parts.Kane said:That's the UK for you. Our prices are extortionate.
Hell, my average quality 450W PSU costs as much as a top quality 550W one in hte states
Even with the high exchange rates, directly importing from the states is usually a cheaper option than buying on the local shops. But the downside of directly importing are the taxes on imports, which amount to 60% of the product's price. So the cheaper option is to import directly from the States and find a way too fool the Customs somehow (a.k.a. smuggling).