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Micro Center has offered the lowest prices on CPUs for years as a service to the large percentage of our customers who prefer to build their own PCs. Micro Center compares CPU prices daily to ensure we are offering you prices which beat online sources, plus we give you the convenience of being able to purchase what you want at your local Micro Center. Micro Center offers competitive prices on our vast selection of merchandise. Micro Center's online 18-Minute Pickup lets you order what you want and pick it up as soon as you arrive at the store.


A product assortment which is both deep and wide has been a mainstay of Micro Center since the company occupied its first large format store way back in 1982. With over 30,000 items in stock, Micro Center offers more computer and electronic device solutions and more square footage devoted to them than any other retailer. Micro Center continually researches our customers to ensure we are bringing to market the latest products they desire. In fact, Micro Center is the leading U.S. retailer for Arduino and Raspberry Pi. From novices to enthusiasts, Micro Center's vast inventory has you covered!

"Stopped in for the first time the other day. The staff was very helpful and the prices were great! My new favorite store"
- Tim R.

"Micro Center. Love you guys! An incredible selection at incredible prices. With some of the most knowledgeable and tech savvy staff I have ever seen"
- Tom J.

"Computer paradise. They had everything that I would need. I could easily spend thousands of dollars here."
- Krista R.

Over 22 million system builders, makers, tech enthusiasts, gamers, engineers, IT professionals, programmers, and computer product and electronic device customers have relied on Micro Center for their equipment needs since 1979.

Micro Center is among the nation's leading computer and electronics device retailers, operating twenty-five large stores in major markets nationwide. Founded in 1979 in Columbus, Ohio, Micro Center has grown steadily and profitably. Our high-volume retail stores are designed to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of consumers - from casual to tech-savvy - with well-trained associates who offer technical solutions in an immersive shopping environment.

Uniquely focused on computers and related products, Micro Center offers more computers and electronic devices (more than 30,000 items in stock) than any other retailer. Micro Center is deeply passionate about providing product expertise and exceptional customer service and has offered in-store pickup of online orders within 18 minutes since 2010. Consumers can visit Micro Center's 25 stores from coast-to-coast or microcenter.com for thousands of computer-related items, electronics and other technology products.

Customer Satisfaction

At Micro Center, we always aim to provide you with a great shopping experience. Micro Center offers selection, service and sales expertise competitive with other leading service-oriented retailers. Micro Center's store designs are based on exhaustive studies of customer shopping behavior, thousands of customer surveys and extensive testing.

At each of our stores, you can be assured of well-trained sales associates who can answer your questions and guide you to the best choices to fulfill your needs and wants. And Micro Center provides technical support in the way that's most convenient for you - in store, via email, or through online chat.

Knowledgeable Sales Associates

Micro Center has long been known for the computer and electronic device stores with the most experienced, knowledgeable and helpful sales associates, plus free walk-in technical support. Micro Center hires computer and electronics enthusiasts with good people skills and provides continuous training to ensure that customers receive an outstanding consultive sales experience. Our sales associates are proficient at helping customers at all levels of computer and consumer electronics knowledge.

Micro Center's business model is built on providing you with expert advice. The Micro Center Knowledge Bar is a large, fully-staffed counter area where you can bring computers for one-on-one technical support, quick upgrades and other personalized help sessions.Micro Center's Knowledge Theater has been developed for helpful free product and technology clinics held on Saturday and Sundays from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at all Micro Center locations.