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I would say a $50 price drop on the higher end models and a $25 price drop on the lower end models. What do you think?
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They probably can't lower cost and still make a profit, especially with the inevitable drop in stock prices.

Intel should raise the prices on SB because it's absolutely worth more than what it costs now when compared to the competition and to give AMD a fighting chance in the desktop market.
    
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Originally Posted by PrototypeT800 View Post
I would say a $50 price drop on the higher end models and a $25 price drop on the lower end models. What do you think?
An i5-2500k can be had for $100 less than the FX-8150.

Think about that for a second...
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$99 like the HP TouchPad firesale.
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i think the 8120 is pretty competitive as is.

the 8150 could use some work though
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i think the 8120 is pretty competitive as is.

the 8150 could use some work though
Which one did you get again?
    
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i think the 8120 is pretty competitive as is.

the 8150 could use some work though
The $125 i3-2100 is faster than the 8120. Not sure what your definition of competitive is.
    
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8150 $230
8120 $190
6100 $155
4100 can stay at $115
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Depends on what you are using it for.

Gaming? 50% off.

Archival, cryptography, and encoding,...it's probably fine where it is.
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Not sure what your definition of competitive is.
Probably means something other than Intel.
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