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Computer Alliance

Computer Alliance

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Reviews

  • Product Quality
    4.4 (73)
  • Return Claim MadeYes · No (87)
  • Shipping
    3.8 (49)
  • Customer Service
    3.3 (19)
  • Warranty Claim MadeYes (3) · No (78)
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Bernie Vink
Bernie VinkGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

very good product and speedy interstate delivery

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The item purchased was exactly what was needed and works great.
The delivery was very quick considering it had to come from interstate item.

Product Quality
5/5
Shipping
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
Product PurchasedCooler Master 750W Power Supply
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Bart
BartWide Bay-Burnett, QLD
  • 7 reviews
  • 1 like

Who Cares?

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Fast delivery BUT, it would have been far more preferable if time would have been taken when sending the item. My item was posted in it's original box without any further protection. It looks that a careless attitude is the practice at Computer Alliance! Also, be aware that this company has the most appalling return policy! This being completely in their favour. Lesson learned! I can only recommend to shop elsewhere after all, nobody likes his items be delivered DAMAGED!

Product Quality
5/5
Shipping
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Andrew
Andrew Sydney, NSW

Tried to buy a video card online denied my purchase because they said they are facing a spate of credit card fraud

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Bad service at all times
Must focus on a better business and stop treating everyone like a criminal bad bad

Shipping
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
Product PurchasedASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming 10GB
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Nisar A.
Nisar A.South East Queensland, QLD

One star because the router works

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Website text is not user friendly or easy to read. Also my router I bought, I could not see if it was suitable for FTTN connections. It isn't. So I had to use an old modem with it. I wouldn't have bought this model of I had known. So product description not clear, and not easy to find what I wanted either, for the purpose I needed it for. Now I'm stuck with this product. Customer service not great either, staff unhelpful.

Product Quality
3/5
Shipping
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
Product PurchasedTP-Link AX1500 Archer AX10
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Tim
TimSydney, NSW
  • 7 reviews
  • 4 likes

Poor customer service - Blaming on internal system issues - refused to rectify simple order

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Ordered items via Amazon Computer alliance. Found cheaper item on their eBay front.
Cancelled order via Amazon. Next day [Name Removed] cancels eBay order that had the discount.
Called and he refused to fix as he said they cant see where it came from in their system. "Too bad, you asked to cancel". Called reception raise complaint and asked to escalate. Turns out [Name Removed]was their highest manager. Just the attitude shown here lost my business.

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Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Tibor
TiborSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews

Very bad customer experience after payment

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I could get a Thinkpad laptop for a good competitive price, but the additional 3 battery warranty was overcharged.
However, my warranty information was incorrect(laptop) and missing(battery) in Lenovo's system.
After many contacts (email and phone) the team did not come back to me despite promising they will look into it (Emails to [Name Removed], Phone to [Name Removed] and [Name Removed]).

Very bad experience, never buy here again.
(Order #805719)

Product Quality
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Wisey
WiseyToowoomba
  • 93 reviews
  • 110 likes

Fast movers ... BUT ...

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Product Quality
4/5
Shipping
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Neil McCoy
Neil McCoySouth East Queensland, QLD

ASUS ROG SCAR 15 G532LW-AZ056T 15.6" Intel Core i7 Notebook Win 10 Home

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Purchased the ASUS ROG SCAR 15 G532LW-AZ056T 15.6" Intel Core i7 Notebook Win 10 Home at the SALE PRICE very disappointed to see it $200 less than the sale price 2 weeks latter difficult to trust them again as the sales man said there was no wiggle room on price .staff and service are excellent .

Product Quality
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store Location1517 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt,Ph: 07 3421 3200
Warranty Claim MadeYes
Product Purchasednot on this purchase excellent service of older claim.
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Paul
Paul
  • 4 reviews

Excellent customer service, transparent, slow delivery, wide range of products, very competitive prices, Paypal charge

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Product Quality
5/5
Shipping
3/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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ordinarycookandy
ordinarycookandySouth East Queensland, QLD

Happy Camper!

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I purchased 32GB of ADATA DDR4 RAM 2x16GB for a new iMac 2020 i7 3.8Ghz it runs perfectly well according to specification no compatibility issue at all. I'm happy with my purchase the shop staff were friendly and courteous but very busy on Boxing Day.

Product Quality
5/5
Customer Service
5/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store LocationMt Gravatt Qld
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Can't Blame Them For The Shipping Process

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I ordered a case and a hard drive. Instead of packaging it into 1 item (or put the hard drive inside the case box) it was sent as x2 parcels. The case I got the next day, which was great. The hard drive? Even though it was picked up from the same location to be delivered to the same destination, wandered off somewhere and didn't get delivered for another few days, which delayed me building the computer. I know it's not their doing but please keep this in mind for the future and just bundle it up into 1 parcel if possible.

Product Quality
5/5
Shipping
3/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Brent Bryan
Brent BryanSouth East Queensland, QLD

Mixed bag. some great staff and some total arrogant fools

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Was told by the manager the fact I was disabled was irrelevant. despite all my business being through the national disability insurance scheme. very very rude and uncaring. all about the dollar these cowboys. there are cheaper and better run shops in Brisbane. sales manager a know it all that overstepped the mark. general manager I'm still pondering.

Product Quality
3/5
Customer Service
1/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Store Locationmt Gravatt
Warranty Claim MadeNo
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Cannot be Trusted

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Check your invoices as we agreed on a price and then the salesman puts it through at full RRP and thought i wouldn't notice.

Customer Service
2/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
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Leslie
LeslieSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Good and speedy service

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as per Title, was easy to navigate site, competitive price, and speedy delivery. moreover a good range of products available.

Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
Product PurchasedASUS AC2600 Dual-WAN VPN Wi-Fi Router
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Lawrence
LawrenceGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 2 reviews

Good Customer Feedback and Replies

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One of my orders were delayed by a whole week due to it running out of stock, customer service replied to my query and informed me of the situation instead of turning a blind eye towards a seemingly simple question. Thank you computer alliance, your help is greatly appreciated.

Product Quality
5/5
Shipping
4/5
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
Warranty Claim MadeNo
Product PurchasedGigabyte Z390 AORUS Motherboard
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Questions & Answers

alexander290305
alexander290305asked
Online store

Hey, I was wondering what the average time it would take a package to ship to Melbourne, or if there was a way to see estimated time. Ty

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Computer Alliance
Computer A.Computer Alliance

We try to ship on the same or next business day from when you order by Parcelpost (to a residential address), or Startrack (to a commercial address). Commercial deliveries to Melbourne addresses are taking 2 to 5 days.

If we're sending to a residential address, then we're finding that stuff is quite fast to get to the local distribution centre (so it doesn't seem to matter much where its coming from) but is taking a long time between the local distribution centre and the final address. Australia post is still slow from the lockdown... It will take at least a week, probably 10 days and maybe more. Things are now improving since lockdown has ended.

Tracey H.
Tracey H.asked
Computer Alliance

If I were to buy a motherboard to pick up, how would I ask them to do a BIOS software update? Do I call them after I make the purchase or is there an option on the website?

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Computer Alliance
Computer A.Computer Alliance

Ring through to Sales and order the mainboard for pickup, they will organize the BIOS update for you and call when completed

Tracey H.
Tracey H.asked
Computer Alliance

Do you guys do BIOS updates for motherboards?

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Computer Alliance
Computer A.Computer Alliance

Hi Tracey, Yes our service technicians do Bios updates on request. Contact us via phone on 34213200 or visit the store

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