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I don't care what you do, but I'd never ever put money in such an outdated system. A 2500k is cheap enough as it is, even cheaper if you can get one used and mobos aren't too bad either.
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post #53 of 75
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post
people sell 1066 DDR2 for like 40 bucks here on OCN.

and the only GA-EP45 worth 100 dollars is the GA-EP45-UD3P.
So now, you're enforcing the prices people usually follow here on OCN, and I can't just even mention the prices people go by here in Portugal?


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post #54 of 75
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Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
A GA-EP45 is well worth at least, 80€.

4GB of 1066 DDR2 can go for as high as 50-70€.
Would have to agree with this. This is about what I could expect to pay here in Norway for those..
    
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post #55 of 75
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Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
So now, you're enforcing the prices people usually follow here on OCN, and I can't just even mention the prices people go by here in Portugal?


because, we ARE on ocn.
 
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post #57 of 75
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Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
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.
No its not. Your GDP is like $22k (in USD)in your country. With exchange rates, that means on average your country earns like 15,000 EURO per year? therefore your bundle rate is a SUPER SILLY HIGH PRICE.

Our GDP is about $45k. Therefore, $100 to me is like, oh, I dunno, 50 euro to you. That explains the lower price for the used market.

I'm gonna use that arguement next time someone chinese says my price is expensive. I'll all be like "don't use exchange rates bro, used ones in your country like 74000 yen, its like 80 bucks here. WAY CHEAPER 74000-80 = 73920!"
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because, we ARE on ocn.
Yeah, like there's no other market place on earth.

Maybe we should just tie down the OP, in case he tries to buy stuff somewhere else?
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post
people sell 1066 DDR2 for like 40 bucks here on OCN.

and the only GA-EP45 worth 100 dollars is the GA-EP45-UD3P.

Actually US people do not understand one thing..

If something is worth for example a Asus P8P67 Pro mobo a 180$ in US, In Europe it usually costs 180 Euros (which is 255$)..

CHEERS..
     
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post #60 of 75
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Dear god, given them enough IQ to understand things.
Again, the personal insults really put you in a bad light. The reasoning behind a consumer buying a bundle is to achieve a lower price than buying items separately. Showing a $350 bundle and equating it to a $100 Q9550 makes no sense unless the rest of the bundle can be sold for $250. There is no way that motherboard and ram would sell for $250 on Ebay, here on Overclock.net, or any other marketplace.
To say that currency exchange rates should all be 1:1 and then also question our intelligence, really seems ironic, doesn't it? You can't disregard currency exchanges simply because you found 1 product that costs the same in both currencies.
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