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post #21 of 38
I saw an i7 970 for $200 the other day, and I though of something my old man told me few years ago. "If somethings to good to be true, it probably is", in this case the seller was selling broken i7 970 with really small chance for the buyer to claim it straight to Intel.

I decided to not gamble with me precious $200 and get another Intel X25-M instead.
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Whoops double post...
Edited by VortexBlast - 6/22/11 at 4:40am
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Maybe this is Intel's excuse to drive the 970 price down?
The 980 is pretty much a 970 with a minor clock increase. I can already see the type of person who buys the 980 rather than the 970, pretty much to show off and there's a market for that.
I hope the 970 price goes down to around €300, that would pretty much be fantastic
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I guess it would be a good place holder untill IB especially seeing as SB-E will already be really expensive to upgrade too from X58. Maybe Intel is trying to clear out some stock before SB-E in a few months? either way good for everyone looking to get one, now pay less for it tongue.gif
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post #25 of 38
If this causes the 970 to drop a little more in price, it could become a good choice over a 2600K for people that use the extra cores. smile.gif
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I don't see it for gaming, If you use 12 threads dive in. I work mine with 3d the sb in my farm doesn't match. For everything else it does, not rendering 3d.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CULLEN;13961724 
I saw an i7 970 for $200 the other day, and I though of something my old man told me few years ago. "If somethings to good to be true, it probably is", in this case the seller was selling broken i7 970 with really small chance for the buyer to claim it straight to Intel.

I decided to not gamble with me precious $200 and get another Intel X25-M instead.

Retail Edge:
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2. Intel® Core™ i7 970 Desktop Processor—LIMITED QUANTITIES!
$190 members, $175 rock stars, $140 rock legends
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Originally Posted by 45nm;13966365 
Retail Edge:

The kicker is that you must work retail in an approved chain. So not many people here can get that deal. And also I thought the prices were higher than that originally and that they ran out. Is this a new supply at a lower price as well?
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post #29 of 38
Intel is gearing up for the big bad Bull Dozer, they KNOW AMD has them pwned...

If you look at Llano you can clearly see that AMD is NOT messing around...

I would wait till Bulldozer 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 core CPU hits the table before you go purchasing any more hardware... Once we see any one of these chips on the bench I think we will know what direction to go, for sure...

I'm waiting & you should be too... biggrin.gif

Patience is not just a virtue with a reward, it's a clear sign of intelligence... So do the smart thing, and just wait! Prices are already starting to fall, by September many will be ready to start making those purchases...
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post #30 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by answ3r;13956423 
If this drives down the price of the 970, I'll totally get one of those. It probably will, hoping for it.

for sure
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