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Originally Posted by turrican9;13481763 
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 biggrin.gif

Seems like a fair deal lol tongue.gif
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post #32 of 75
Also, if anyone cares, here's 2 Q9550 bundles for sale here in Portugal:

Bundle 1:

G.skill PI Black 8500 4Gb + Core™2 Quad Processor Q9550 + DFI DK P35-T2RS +Cooler Artic Freezer 7 Pro

Price: 250€ http://www.custojusto.pt/Lisboa/2559754-Computador+quadcore+q9550.htm?

Bundle 2:

Gigabyte EP 45-UD3LR topo da gama do socket 775,

Intel Q9550 12 Mb cache,2.83 Ghz socket 775

OCZ 4 Gb (2 x 2 Gb) PC2-8500 1066 Mhz

Price: 230€ http://faro-faro.olx.pt/vendo-gigabyte-ep-45-ud3lr-intel-q9550-4-gb-ocz-1066-mhz-iid-190512785

Unfortunately, I could not find a lone Q9550 for sale, only in bundles, but if you can't gauge the price of th CPU alone, there's nothing I can do for you.

You have 2 very decent bundles, with awesome motherboards selling for little more than the price of the CPU alone, as stated by Mr USA over there.
Edited by PanicProne - 5/12/11 at 3:00pm
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post #33 of 75
Wow... I would take bundle 2 right now!
 
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post #34 of 75
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits;13481844 
Wow... I would take bundle 2 right now!

I hope that serves as proof that the rules Mr sccr64472 in the corner, don't apply everywhere.

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post #35 of 75
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Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock;13481446 
i mean my q9550 never goes above 60% usage in the most demanding games. its quite bored. its a insane chip

This. its so good that I dont even want to upgrade to anything more than a Q9550 at this point in time.
 
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post #36 of 75
Quote:
Originally Posted by PanicProne;13481667 
You say you sell them for a premium over there, it simply doesn't happen here. Big deal.
We're telling you that they sell for a premium all over the world. Due to the internet, markets are no longer independent of each other. If Q9550 sold for "$100 or less" in Portugal, buyers would grab all the inventory and resell them at a profit. You repeatedly state that the price is valid in Portugal, but you cannot show anyone online selling one at anywhere near that price. Why?
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Originally Posted by PanicProne;13481667 
Take a valium, kid.
When in a losing internet discussion, try to refrain from resulting to personal insults. It not only makes you look like a child, but it also alerts readers to the fact that you no longer have anything of interest to say. Since you cannot show us these magically low priced Q9550 anywhere on the net, the discussion about them is a waste of our time.
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post #37 of 75
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Originally Posted by sccr64472;13481875 
We're telling you that they sell for a premium all over the world. Due to the internet, markets are no longer independent of each other. If Q9550 sold for "$100 or less" in Portugal, buyers would grab all the inventory and resell them at a profit. You repeatedly state that the price is valid in Portugal, but you cannot show anyone online selling one at anywhere near that price. Why?


When in a losing internet discussion, try to refrain from resulting to personal insults. It not only makes you look like a child, but it also alerts readers to the fact that you no longer have anything of interest to say. Since you cannot show us these magically low priced Q9550 anywhere on the net, the discussion about them is a waste of our time.

Check the bundles I posted above.

I rest my case, mister.
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post #38 of 75
How about moving to a newer socket?
EDIT: Yes that's coming from me but my sig rig is a backup rig.
 
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@ panicprone:

250 euro is about 350 USD. so the core 2 quad Q9550 is still priced at what it would be in the states.
 
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post #40 of 75
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Originally Posted by srsparky32;13481909 
@ panicprone:

250 euro is about 350 USD. so the core 2 quad Q9550 is still priced at what it would be in the states.

Don't apply currency exchange here please, that's not the point. If that were true, the 2600k would not sell for 300$ there, and for 300€ here. Which it does.

Don't compare markets. 100€ is to me, in essence, what 100$ is to you.
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