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Honest & Trustworthy Opinion
As a woman who knows nothing much of technology & after being told to buy a new one by another, I went to JW Computers Blacktown for a 2nd opinion. I was fortunate that their Tech person, Tim, was in that day.
Tim could have told me too to buy a new laptop as he knew I was desperate & vulnerable but he fixed it instead. If you are looking for a trustworthy opinion, see Tim. He is in Blacktown branch on Thursdays and Fridays.
For polite customer service, see Jason. He will acknowledge your presence, even when he is in the middle of serving someone.
I would like to thank Jay at the Castle Hill store for his service. Great experiance and I will most certainly be back and can highly recommend this business.
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Got there in the end
Built a PC and had terrible luck in building it myself. JW came to the party and thanks to a couple of super star staff and a product change or two to MSI, I am now a very happy customer
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A 'Real' Tech Store Like JW With Real People Is Still The Better Option.
We buy all of our tech needs through JW at Castle Hill. Years ago we decided to have JW our one-stop shop to save any hassles dealing with overseas tech companies or even far-flung Aussie 'online-only' retailers of various quality or commitment to customers - I've seen them all! It has paid off very well for us. Our latest issue with an expensive Corsair keyboard is a good case in point. Rather than deal with Corsair (a logistical nightmare overseas and shipping nightmares) we simply spoke with our local JW store from whom we bought. They took ...care of the claim from start to finish. Andre and Robert were our contacts and I was very happy with the updates, assistance and resolution. I had dealt with Corsair years ago for memory modules/RAM warranty and although they honoured the lifetime warranty just fine, dealing with them overseas by email was unwieldy to say the least. Knowing JW Computers is local and has my back is why I will continue to buy from them. Their prices are quite competitive and they generally have very good stock levels too. Highly recommended!
Technicians didn't follow the work instruction. Built machine wrong.
Despite the work ticket being correct, the techs installed Win on the wrong drive. Didn't check. No quality control. I asked at the store during pickup if there was anything different in the build compared to the ticket. They said there wasn't. Started installing applications and configuring, then found out there was a space issue on primary drive. Check the config and found it was wrong. Call the store to confirm and they apologised and offered to correct it but I have to drive back in with the machine and drop it off, then return later to pickup again. Hours of wasted time.
These guys are awesome!
Took PC there for diagnostics as wasn’t powering up, didn’t take them long, faulty PSU, got another that was bad too, took it back they replaced and installed straight away
Fantastic Quality and Service
I knew I wanted to build my latest PC, and I wanted to do it locally. When I went into JW the guys helped me straight away. Asking what my main reasons for its use where going to be, and suggesting different parts. I came away with a quote, and absolutely no pressure to buy. I rang them a bit later, and asked if it was possible to upgrade some parts, and again they where more than happy to help, and make suggestions.
It took less than 10 days for them to finish the build (it would have been quicker if they had all parts in stock), and the build quality is fantastic.
This machine is a beast, and I will definitely use them again.
Cisco SPA 112 ATA
I required this adaptor as I have just received NBN and wanted to keep my analog phone. Was recommended this product by my internet provider. It was super-easy to purchase online. Communication and postage from JW was both A+.
If only installation was as easy! It took my provider 2 attempts and over an hour to remotely connect it, and this is a product they are familiar with! Maybe you could DIY if you know IT, but I definitely needed the help.
Otherwise this product does the job intended- let's hope for a long, long, time.
Upgrading PCs at the moment
Hi I’m a JW customer and I’ve been told by the Bankstown store that you guys are not currently taking orders for computer jobs. I want to know if you can still upgrade my pc because I’m looking to and If you guys are able to. thank you Luca
very bad customer service they managed to put the part in thats all they did right i had to go back 3 times and call them a bunch of time with no reply back from them. goto scorptec
Excellent Customer Service from Robert at Castle Hill
I went in looking for a new graphics card for my computer. I had a model in mind, however I was not 100% sure of what I was purchasing. Robert, one of the staff members working, approached me to see if there was anything I needed help with, and was quick and efficient at finding the product I was after. He was also happy to answer all my questions, provide alternative options, and even helped me figure out what part of my computer to upgrade next providing me with a wide array of options and comprehensive detail. He never seemed pushy or like h...e was forcing me to buy anything, and I left extremely satisfied. I will be back in the next couple of months to pick up a new monitor at Roberts suggestion. Very happy customer experience, highly recommend!
I forced to accept an unfair treatment from JW
My HP Envy x360 laptop unable to recognise Simplecom CH381 USB 3.1 Type C (USB-C) 4 Port Hub. The store refused to return. It is a disappointing experience. I was forced to have the 1 sided 'conclusion'.
Josh from Castle Hill Branch is amazing
He was extremely helpful and friendly, displaying professional mannerisms at all time. He assisted with my purchase of a new monitor and I am already happy with the results. Thank you again Josh for your assistance today and I look forward to my next purchase :)
Bankstown store staff have dishonored the price agreement to fix our PC and charged us $65 diagnosis fee on top of that.
Unfortunately, My wife took our little daughter’s computer to Bankstown store to fix it, she has been told that the PC motherboard has an issue and it would cost $200 to fix which she agreed on and lift the PC at the store to pick it up fixed second day, second day, she has received a phone call saying that she actually needs to pay $250 not $200 anymore!!! My wife wife did not agree and told the staff member that I will pick up the PC and I will take it to another repairer for dishonoring the agreement, I went to the store and asked why did no...t you honor you quotation, staff replied that the staff member that initially spoke to my wife is not really familiar with pricing, then I have been told that they will repair the PC however if I pay $200 as agreed plus $65 “diagnostic fee” !!! Another ripoff and an insult to the customer intelligence, when I asked why, I have been told that “that is how we have been operating for the last 9 years and customers are fine with it!!! I lost $65 and lift the store very disappointed and I thought that JW Prospectives should know how this store is running “ whether your item is fixed or not if you do not agree with the given quote then pay $65, take your item and go” Very bad experience and shocking ways of ripping customers off. A one or few minute assessment fee should be a part of the quote not on the top of it and dishonoring an agreement with a customer is unprofessional.
Claiming Products are Mac compatible when they are not - Bad customer service - Didn't care
over 1.5 hour round trip to collect a portable monitor that was NOT COMPATIBLE with my Macbook even though the item description clearly states IT IS on their website. Guy was kind enough to allow me to try it first - good job I did!
No recourse, they didn't really care about my inconvenience.
Website appears good, but with sloppiness like this you're still just a budget local computer store. Sort it out.
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