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for the price the q9550 goes for over here you can buy an i7 950 for about the same price or for a few £ more you could bye a i7 2600
    
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Not it won't. Prove me wrong and show us a Q9550 or Q9650 for "$100 or less" as per your suggestion. The price of an i5 760 has nothing to do with what you suggested. The Q9650 and Q9550 still sell for a premium price as many of us have stated on this forum over and over. Prove us wrong and show us where you're finding these Q9550 or Q9650 for "$100 or less."
I can't just magically crap one, can I? I told you I've seen them go for that low where I'm from. And when I say 100$, I'm just using the most common currency on OCN. Of course by that, I mean 100€, but you can't really apply currency exchange rates in this case, since it's the used market. Hell, even the i5 2500k sells for about 230$ there, and it sells for about 230€ here. Independent currencies, independent markets.

I sold my Q9550 for 135€ back in December, because that was the average sell price for it on the used market.

We don't put a premium on old tech, if you do, that's your problem.
Edited by PanicProne - 5/12/11 at 2:33pm
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why dont you look on ebay or whatever to get an idea off how much theire going for so you will now
    
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i would like to see you crap it out, i got my monies ready
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i would like to see you crap it out, i got my monies ready
If you can find a 2010 BMW M3 for $2k, you should buy one. Isn't that great advice? Where I'm from, you can buy GTX580 for $100, but I can't show you any or provide proof of any ad anywhere in the world
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i would like to see you crap it out, i got my monies ready
Are these DDR2 - Gskill RIPJAWS 1200 @ 1333 4GB 6-6-6-18 RARE ? Ran at 1333MHz in your cheap/low-end P5Q SE2?! (I've had this board myself)
    
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If you can find a 2010 BMW M3 for $2k, you should buy one. Isn't that great advice? Where I'm from, you can buy GTX580 for $100, but I can't show you any or provide proof of any ad anywhere in the world
And isn't that a valid argument? "If you can find decent old tech for a decent price, go for it, otherwise just save it up and go new".

You're just splitting hairs here and I don't honestly give a crap if you believe me or not.

You say you sell them for a premium over there, it simply doesn't happen here. Big deal.

I don't have to prove anything to anyone, much less to you.

Take a valium, kid.
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we set up trip to Portugal to be teh cpus
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we set up trip to Portugal to be teh cpus
Be my guest, we don't sell old stuff for higher prices than we do new hardware.

Not my problem, really.
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Be my guest, we don't sell old stuff for higher prices than we do new hardware.

Not my problem, really.
If I bothered to travel to Portugal, I would have stayed at your place, eaten your food and really felt at home. Then maybe I would have 'payed' your hospitality by giving you a good SSD
    
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