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Highly doubt retailers are going to raise prices. Its not like they are in short supply. Seems prices are actually going down a little not up.
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post #102 of 182
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I lol'd.

It's true though. What retailers do to raise their profits has nothing to do with Intel's MSRP. If anything they would most likely lower their MSRP by 5% or so in the next week and get even more people to buy their processors. Raising prices isn't the key to success. Their "lack" of competition means nothing more than little reason to push out new processors faster, but they're working quickly, it seems, nonetheless.
 
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post #103 of 182
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Where in this article does it state that Intel is raising prices? It looks like they just used a price comparison website over in Europe to come to that result. Just because a couple of stores over in Europe raised prices doesn't mean that Intel told them to. This article is not really news. Now if Intel had released a statement about raising prices then I would be mad.

I have a feeling that the price increase is due to the increased demand for these Intel processors. There were a lot of people who were waiting to do their computer build until the benchmarks for the AMD FX processors were released. So, supply/demand anyone?
I don't recall a 2600k being 320 dollars before the AMD FX chips came out.

Besides, this makes no sense since the i7 2600k beats out the FX 8150 in every area but multithreading applications like Handbrake, though an overclocked 8150 seems to hold higher value against the 2600k compared to previous models, which saw insignificant gains at higher clock rates like the Phenom II series. This is one area that I think AMD can capitalize on though, is the overclocking market. Odds are if people are pushing the 8150 to 4.6Ghz on a standard air cooler, which puts it close to the 2600k in a variety of areas on Guru3D's review, pushing these chips beyond 5Ghz would probably seal the deal for value over the 2600k.
post #104 of 182
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Glad I got mine before bulldozer came out, haha
Same... was gonna wait till it's release at least.
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post #105 of 182
Gentlemen! We can do something about this! We can lie! From now on bulldozer was an epic success and we are all going to buy one, we dont understand intels pricing policy of charging that much for their crappy processors and will take every oppurtunity to bash the turd that is sandy bridge.
post #106 of 182
I can't be the only one that finds it overly comedic that the same people that wanted AMD to fail are complaining about it failing.
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Well the writing on the wall has finally hit the fan. I am happy with my 980x for the distant foreseeable future.....thankfully
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post #108 of 182
I think they should require passing a simple reading comprehension quiz before allowing people to post in the News section. Like maybe 6th grade level. This is ridiculous.
    
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post #109 of 182
I'm not surprised, given the utter failure BD is Intel Chips must be selling like hotcakes!
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Yeah I noticed this when the benchmarks were released.
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