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NCIX has recently been having these outrageous sales.

XFX 6870 for $145 (after MIR)

4GB GSkill for $30

Corsair 430W PSU for $30

I was originally planning to wait for BF3 to come out and then purchase my new PC but these summer sales are ridiculous.

Do you guys think prices will drop by late fall to these levels or should I buy on sale parts right now and buy missing parts around september?

What about the Phenom X4 series? What kind of price drop will be expected when Bulldozer is released (which should be late fall right?)?

P.S. Do you think NCIX will have a black friday sale?

PPS: I really frikking want this Y/N? Anybody with experience on these headphones? They look sweet.
edit: Dam that deal is for newegg.com not .ca. Dam dam dam. Really wanted em too. Any way I can still somehow get this deal?
Edited by EventHorizon - 7/28/11 at 7:44pm
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That's all the stuff is worth anyways....spammer...?


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XFX has terrible support anyways, don't think the 430W PSU can handle a 6870 though
   
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That's all the stuff is worth anyways....spammer...?


Apparently not, do I look like a spammer? Besides where the frik do you come from that has 6870's for 140 bucks? Douche.

So should I just wait then?
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I have been grabbing parts across the board my self when I can with rebates, promo codes, etc. and while they are on sale now, I recommend getting them especially if say you want that 6870, that's a great price for it since you want the PC before BF3, southern islands won't be out until way later. I say grab em now while they are on sale. I have everything I need except my CPU and GPU, getting the CPU as a birthday gift, and then will hopefully have the cash for my GPU + BF3.

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Edited by rivaldog - 7/28/11 at 7:54pm
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Apparently not, do I look like a spammer? Besides where the frik do you come from that has 6870's for 140 bucks? Douche.

So should I just wait then?
newegg has had this for quite a while... 155 AR. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102948

anyways, let's keep this civil. No need to call someone a douche over a silly thing like this, eh?

and @ the other guy, yes a 430w PSU could easily run a 6870.
    
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Yeap, the ram has become dirty cheap on canadians sites such as NCIX and Directcanada. Also, the Phenom II x4 series will get another cut of price for sure. 2-4 months ago the 955BE was around 130-145$ now it is in the 105-115$ price range. With BD release, it will probably go under 100$.
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and @ the other guy, yes a 430w PSU could easily run a 6870.
Just one though, definitely don't go for two with 430w. You'll need 650w +/- 50w to run 6870 SLI. Also if any one has any guesses on the price drop on Phenom II X4 at the release of bulldozer, I'd like to hear it as well. I've heard it may drop anywhere from $25 to $40 in price. Then the used prices on those things will plummet even further.
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Heh, I'd never go with used. I really want to pick up the 6870....will it's price drop any time soon?

Also I'm not planning to CROSSFIRE (not SLI if anyone's being that anal) any time soon. In fact, there's no real need for me to get an ATX board if I'm not Crossfiring right? mATX boards are generally cheaper so that's why I don't think an ATX board is necessary for me.
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430 is never enought.. stop bull****ing..
recommended is 500 at the least..
so i'd say 450 can run it..
but 430 never in life...

get at the least corsair 500watt
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