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Unfair Reviews (not sure where to post)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Gishee, 10 Mar 2010.

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  1. Gishee

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    Heylo,

    I have been thinking of buying an i7 from my E8400 for some time now but didn't really want to buy the 920 so thought I'd wait a bit and I have just seen the 930 on the weekly deals so I thought I'd have a little compare.

    Now the first thing I had noticed is the 920 has 5 stars and the 930 4 1/2 so I was all like hmm and decided to check it out and have just seen some plank only put 3 star's because he didn't notice any difference from the 920 to the 930, now I can understand he would be upset but that's not really a very fair review on the product :S and I was wondering if there is anyway to report a thing like this.

    PS: I know this is probably not the place to post this but if someone could point me in the right direction that would be aw'some
     
  2. grudas

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    look at proper review sites..
     
  3. JBuk

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    Serious business
     
  4. krooton

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    Reviews on retailer websites should pretty much never be trusted. Look at various independent reviews and make a judgement call from that.
     
  5. Musty Pie

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    Dear oh dear simon.

    Seriously coming from the place with the AMD Hat reviews you should know better
     
  6. KPeh

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    At least they're allowing non-5 star reviews now.
     
  7. VFR_KID

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    Yes for example does anyone remember the reviews the AMD hat got? :D:D

     
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  8. Westyfield2

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    TBH reviews on a retailers site are pretty useless.

    Use reviews on professional review sites to judge the product, and then use amateur reviews on impartial forums to judge the retailer.
     
  9. LordSplodge

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    Has somebody not posted that "Internet: Serious Business" picture yet?
     
  10. Stonedofmoo

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    Quoted for the truth. I'm amazed they even posted a 3 star review! :p
     
  11. Burnsy2023

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    I suggest email Slackworth in the FAQ.
     
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