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I can't remember where, but I heard a few times that with Bulldozer coming out, Intel might want to drop the prices on the i7 and i5's really soon. Is this true, or might I have to wait a while? If it is...

My wallet is ready.
    
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Black Friday Should Be Epic
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that would have been true if bulldozer was competitive
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BD is a bust so their will be no falling prices
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Quote:
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BD is a bust so their will be no falling prices
God damn it.

    
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Sadly buddy i think you are out of luck. Like the avatar though.

You can pick up some used 2500k's on the forums for like 180-190 though.
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Originally Posted by Shiftstealth View Post
Sadly buddy i think you are out of luck. Like the avatar though.

You can pick up some used 2500k's on the forums for like 180-190 though.
Or just keep an eye on sales and get a brand new one.

Newegg has had them as cheap as 195 (last week i think)

Microcenter has had them down to 150 (179 right now) (also I think their 249 2600k with mobo bundles (80 off?) is their best deal as of now)
    
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post #8 of 10
Haha my wallet is ready as well.. I'm desperate to take that i3-2100 from your hands.

Quote:
Originally Posted by xBxJxPx View Post
I can't remember where, but I heard a few times that with Bulldozer coming out, Intel might want to drop the prices on the i7 and i5's really soon. Is this true, or might I have to wait a while? If it is...

My wallet is ready.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by xBxJxPx View Post
God damn it.

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post #10 of 10
Yeah I was hoping for the same effect to upgrade from my PII X4 955 BE.

I ended up going to Microcenter, spent ~$250 for an i5-2500K and a mATX mobo (which really isn't that bad of a price)
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