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So I'm importing an FX 8120 from Newegg and I'm stuck on covering shipping costs (using PriceUSA). I need to know how much the tin can and it's goodies inside weigh, cause I don't want to go cheap on the shipping and find out it's not enough.

At the moment I've estimated <1lb (or 450 grams). What does it actually weight? As it has a stock cooler in there...

So who knows what they actually weigh? What does a CPU with cooler normally weigh? Comparisons are welcome as I can guesstimate what it will weigh.
post #2 of 17
You should waiting for the inevitable price drops.

All my processors were under 3LB, not sure on the exact weight though.
    
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I have a Phenom II gen heat pipe stock cooler in front of me on a postage scale. By itself( no holder), with factory TIM it weighs in at ~13-13.5oz.
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i thought newegg didnt import?
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Maybe they will ship with stock watercooling to keep the price decent...
They have to have some tricks up thier sleeve?
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i thought newegg didnt import?
They don't, but PriceUSA do
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linkin + rep for this site i know where im buying most of my pc stuff now
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They don't, but PriceUSA do
how much is it going to cost you all up with postage?


centrecom has already updated there website for aus purchases of the FX it should be out in a few weeks might be better off waiting
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how much is it going to cost you all up with postage?


centrecom has already updated there website for aus purchases of the FX it should be out in a few weeks might be better off waiting
$248 all up.
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2lb with cooler (might be >2lb if they used excessive packaging, 0.5lb for CPU only.
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