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Fry's Electronics

Electronics Store and Video Game Store
Austin
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7.6/10
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  • justin m.
    "Makes me miss Microcenter"(2 Tips)
    Spenser C.
    "Rather quiet at 5:30 pm on a Tuesday."(2 Tips)
    S. D.
    "Go to the cafe and get a Thai Tea! Mmm... :-)"(3 Tips)
    PEPC C.
    ""We" got EVERYTHING HERE!!!!! Very friendly and helpful staff!"(3 Tips)
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  • E C.
    E CAugust 29, 2010
    Great selection and price. But know what you need because half the staff have no idea what's up. Asked 5 different people for help, only 1 gave me helpful advice and he didn't even work that dept.
  • Josh L.
    Josh LloydFebruary 15, 2010
    Common sense tells u to research before u buy anything. You should never assume employees know what they're talking about. On that note, I've talked to.numerous employees who knew their stuff. Always
  • Jean V.
    Jean VieraJanuary 8, 2012
    When you're here with your boyfriend and he's buying tons of expensive shit, be sure to squeeze in a video game you really want (or keyboard!). ”it's only $40!” ;) works every time.
  • Ravid W.
    Ravid WolfDecember 29, 2013
    Save your $ and go to Microcenter online store or to the Houston or Dallas location. Contrary to what Frys may tell you all over, they will NOT price match or even try. Saved 300 by going else where.
  • J Catherine T.
    J Catherine ThompsonSeptember 6, 2012
    You don't need to stop and show them receipt and what you bought. They can't do anything to you if you refuse. I just hold up my receipt and what I bought in my hands as I walk out.
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica CutillasJanuary 24, 2012
    Wow, their customer service has gotten really bad!! So many employees working but they don't know anything about or its the super techy nerds working that have no people skills. Just go online & buy.
  • Tee B.
    Tee BrownNovember 18, 2013
    Worst shopping experience. After telling them not to continue with the transaction that already took 45mins they proceeded to make me wait another 30 minutes. Ignoring me! Never again!
  • Chris G.
    Chris GarciaSeptember 2, 2010
    Make sure to look out for the Austin Statesman ads! Many a time dvds are 100 for 13 bucks! Customer service sucks but prices are worth the sacrifice!
  • Sleepy 5 Orchestra
    Sleepy 5 OrchestraMarch 23, 2012
    What good is an electronic musician without electronics? This is where I got the laptop in my current live setup, several hard drives, and countless cables
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PetersonMay 30, 2012
    Had three people give me wrong information and no one seems to know where things go when you call ahead to have them held. Thanks a lot.
  • Tony L.
    Tony LeeDecember 4, 2010
    Will Uhlig in the computer Dept is not customer service oriented, smug, and doesn't care if anyone buys anything. Part of the long term Fry's problem in Austin.
  • T B.
    T BJune 27, 2010
    Be sure to the print on the entrance of the store..a Clear rep NOT a Fry's employee made sure to let it be known there is "no photography in Fry's stores"....what the hell?'
  • Sam R.
    Sam RiojasJune 24, 2013
    Store is disappointing, dirty, shelves are empty, and no one seems to want to help customers. Great place for grab and go, if its on the shelf.
  • John G.
    John GholsonJanuary 27, 2010
    Don't bother asking for help. No one seems to know anything about any of the stuff they sell. Make sure you know EXACTLY what you want. Decent prices. Read more
  • PEPC C.
    PEPC CPEPDecember 17, 2012
    "We" got EVERYTHING HERE!!!!! Very friendly and helpful staff! I just wish it was not 90 miles from our home! =P
  • Russell M.
    Russell McDowellAugust 11, 2011
    Be sure to check competitor pricing and take advantage of their guarantee before you checkout. I just saved 22% by pointing out amazon.com had a lower price.
  • PEPC C.
    PEPC CPEPMarch 17, 2013
    Very awesome Electronics where you can find every thing we need , friendly staff
  • Josephine F.
    Josephine Force RojasDecember 23, 2012
    If you're looking for computer stuff, cell phone stuff, to big ticket items....they have it!
  • Judah R.
    Judah RichardsonAugust 4, 2012
    Ridiculously helpful and knowledgeable staff, wide selection, low prices for a brick and mortar store.
  • Andre B.
    Andre BertheolaJuly 1, 2010
    I some times hang out here just to kill timeoh, and they have great prices. Their Bistro is Great! Read more
  • T O.
    T OApril 13, 2012
    Fry's, where you don't have to be a rocket scientist and the employees scatter like roaches at the sight of a customer
  • Luke N.
    Luke NewtonJanuary 13, 2012
    When building your PC, come here after checking online, sometimes its comparably priced with the POM of an easy return if something isn't working
  • Bill K.
    Bill KinkeadFebruary 7, 2013
    Watched a sales guy lie to a customer about Apple iPads. I corrected him and he got quiet. Don't LIE to your customers!!
  • Luke J.
    Luke JonesOctober 11, 2013
    Fry's Electronics is also a great stop for table top games as well.
  • Dave B.
    Dave BirtFebruary 22, 2011
    If you know what you are talking about, go talk down to the computer dept employees. Its good for them to get a taste of their own medicine.
  • Nate W.
    Nate WeissMay 8, 2013
    This is the last time I say this... I'm never going to frys again! No one there knows anything! Rather shop at best buy.... that's saying a lot right there!
  • Proctor A.
    Proctor AndersonSeptember 22, 2009
    Know EXACTLY what you need or else the employees in the computer section will talk down to you.
  • Brandon B.
    Brandon BuffingtonJanuary 12, 2011
    Frys price matches online retailers like Amazon now. Good to know if you don't want to wait for shipping!
  • Toren S.
    Toren SmithApril 26, 2011
    They don't really need to check your receipt on the way out. Just say "no thanks, I'm fine" and keep walking.
  • Mike B.
    Mike BoudreauxApril 10, 2010
    Couldn't find what I needed, so I went online and ordered for in-store pickup. Let Fry's do the searching through their isles!
  • Gabe P.
    Gabe PNovember 27, 2010
    If they would let me live here and let me play with all the electronics, I would never leave!! This is a toy store for big kids!!
  • Spenser C.
    Spenser ChenJuly 9, 2013
    Rather quiet at 5:30 pm on a Tuesday. If you know what you need, you could be outta here in 5 minutes.
  • Fernando O.
    Fernando Ortega B.December 29, 2012
    Best place to put your hands on your favorite electronic devices and all your technology craving!
  • KeepR R.
    KeepR RUnusualJanuary 15, 2012
    Bring a buddy who knows computers. Knowledgeable employees are hit-n-miss.
  • Jeff B.
    Jeff BobulaNovember 27, 2013
    Prepare to want to self-immolate from the second you arrive until about 4 hours after visiting.
  • GUNNAR Optiks
    GUNNAR OptiksMarch 20, 2012
    Try on some GUNNARS! The advanced technology eyewear is designed to reduce eyestrain while playing games, using computers, or watching TV.
  • Alex A.
    Alex AlexanderJune 30, 2013
    Getting really bad for being out of stock. Fed up of wasted journeys, ill be ordering online a lot more.
  • SG T.
    SG TanDecember 11, 2010
    love gadget? don't leave home without visiting this place when you are in Austin
  • Gary C.
    Gary CoteJanuary 31
    Can find just about anything I want.
  • Rodney A.
    Rodney AllenApril 28, 2012
    The Vonage free phone deal is back for $9.99 with free activation and NO contract.
  • Deonka R.
    Try the latte in the cafe. It's delicious !
  • Jim Y.
    Jim YasukawaNovember 17, 2011
    Always check the ads when you enter to find some great deals.
  • Kev S.
    Kev SAugust 17, 2011
    Don't bring money. You will lose it.
  • Earl C.
    Earl CosseyNovember 30, 2015
    Good customer service and great products to buy
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PetersonMay 30, 2012
    Still here and they still havent figured out why they dont have my items held.
  • Shawn "DJ Kid" K.
    Shawn "DJ Kid" KorenakJanuary 5, 2012
    Poor customer service and support for their products!
  • Luke N.
    Luke NewtonJanuary 13, 2012
    They will no longer be carrying stuff for HTC EVO 4G
  • Tony L.
    Tony LeeMarch 1, 2011
    More expensive than Amazon plus 15% restock fee? LOL!
  • S. D.
    S. DeBoseMay 19, 2011
    Go to the cafe and get a Thai Tea! Mmm... :-)
  • Wayne H.
    Wayne HallNovember 28, 2012
    "Easiest place to spend money," he broke out saying. #pun
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