Rebate Ripoff OCZ Technology & Newegg

In last week of November 2009 I purchased a OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W Modular Power Supply from Newegg.com. The reason that I got this particular power supply was because it had a $25 rebate. I filed the rebate claim via email and filled out all of the dicumentation as per instructions on the OCZ rebate website. because rebates take generally 1 to 2 months I opted in to take $3 less for a no wait rebate which was to take about 10 days. (see below) To date I have not received my rebate. It has been over 6 weeks since I purchased the product and over a month since final approval of my rebate request. (see rebate status below). I have sent several emails to OCZ and NewEgg. NewEgg says they are checking on it. Finally got a answer from OCZ after 3 requests to their customer service. They said they will send the rebate next week. What in the Hell was the $3 for?

Beware, it is a ripoff to get a extra $3 out of your rebate. I don’t know if NewEgg is to blame too. I have been a long time customer of NewEgg and have spent several thousand dollars with them and never had a problem before with any rebates offered by them. You can bet that I will think twice before I buy another product from NewEgg that has a rebate you have to send to the manufacturer for. Its a Scam people don’t waste your money.
Mel

Here is a summary of your rebate registration:

Tracking Number:xxxxxxxxxxx
Rebate Offer: Receive $25 MIR on OCZ Technology PSU Product – NEWEGG.com & NEWEGG.ca
Rebate Item : OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W Modular Power Supply
Rebate Item UPC number(s) : 842024009108
Rebate Award: $25.00
Service level No-Wait: $3.00
Final Award: $22.00

Here’s your rebate status information
Tracking Number: XXXXXXXXXX
Status Date
Email was sent for Confirmation 12/03/2009
Email was confirmed by the user 12/03/2009
Printed claim registration, awaiting receipt of documentation 12/03/2009
Documentation Received 12/14/2009
Claim was Approved 12/15/2009

Offer Code: OCZ2-6195
Rebate Reward: $25.00
No-Wait Fee: – $3.00
Final Reward: $22.00
Rebate Item:
OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W Modular Power Supply

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About Mel

Retired PC Consultant, Education Certificate Novel Networking installation and configuration. PC Repair Configuration and Networking. Commercial Pilot, Avid RVer. Enjoy Traveling with my Wife in our Travel Trailer. South in the winter Az, Texas, and summers in Utah
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One Response to Rebate Ripoff OCZ Technology & Newegg

  1. Anonymous says:

    ncix.com is also guilty of this

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