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Surprisingly the thread hasn't exploded yet.

It cost less due to the underwhelming performance. It just didn't live up to expectations.

So at this time AMD is lowering the cost due to the performance issue.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Biscuits_N_Gravy;15367872 
Surprisingly the thread hasn't exploded yet.

It will... InB4...
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Someone stopped hiding from under a bridge..
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haha jokes over guys, you really found a 8120 for just £200?? you should get it man awesome deal, they cost £420 here
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Demarki;15367359 
Even the high-end AMD Bulldozer FX-8 Eight Core 8150 Black Edition 3.60Ghz costs less than 200GBP, while the i7 2600k currently costs around 250GBP. Am I missing something here? I thought the new Bulldozers were supposed to destroy the current Sandybridge ones, howcome they cost less?

Because it it is roughly equal to a Motorola 68LC040 in most tests.
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