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Newegg and Amazon report their holiday best-sellers

Newegg, Amazon report their holiday best-sellers.

Published Thu, Dec 29 2011 10:26 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:30 PM CST

With Newegg in one corner as the second-largest online retailer in the U.S. and the number one destination for tech-savvy shoppers, with Amazon the top U.S. e-tailer in the other corner, both releasing their holiday best-selling item reports.

Newegg and Amazon report their holiday best-sellers |

Neweggs list contains:

Laptops/Notebooks: 15.6" Asus A53E-EH91

Televisions: Sceptre 32" 720p LCD HDTV

Video Games: Microsoft Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle with Halo Reach and Fable 3

Digital Cameras: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47K 12.1 MP

Software: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit

Monitors: Acer G235HAbd 23" LCD

CPUs/Processors: Intel Core i5-2500K

Motherboards: Asus P8Z68-V Pro

Hard Drives: Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 3.5"

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB (2 x 4GB)

Video Cards: EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti

It's interesting to see that under 'video games' its a complete console pack and not just a certain title like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 or Battlefield 3 and that the GeForce GTX 550 Ti is a best-seller. Next up we have Amazon's list:

Electronics: Kindle Fire -- Kindle Touch -- Kindle

Video Games: Just Dance 3 -- CoD: Modern Warfare 3 -- Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Books: Steve Jobs -- Diary of a Wimpy Kid -- 11/22/63

Kindle Books: The Hunger Games -- Catching Fire -- The Litigators

CDs: Christmas -- 21 -- Duets II

Amazon MP3s: 100 Classic Christmas Songs -- Mylo Xyloto -- A Very She & Him Christmas

DVDs: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 -- Bridesmaids -- The Help

Amazon Instant Video: Super 8 -- The Help -- Crazy, Stupid, Love

Amazon Wireless: Droid Razr 4G (Verizon) -- Galaxy S II Epic Touch (Sprint) -- Galaxy S II 4G (AT&T)

Amazon App Store: Angry Birds (ad-free) -- Tetris -- Pandora Internet Radio

Definitely interesting to say the least. Amazon enjoyed shipping more than four million tablets and e-readers throughout December, some what of a great achievement for the Kindle, Kindle Fire.


Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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