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Some people just can't let go of those 775 boards they have used for so many years I, for one, am still using my board as I wait for Ivy Bridge since my other pc is currently being used by my uncle.
    
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I wish I could get that at a reasonable price for my wifes computer :-p although her E8400 is cranking away happily at 4.0, I'd love to get a nice 9550/9650 to give RIFT a little more breathing room.... :-p
 
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post #33 of 38
Yeah.. I was looking to buy the Q9650 for my rig, after seeing how much it costs, I quickly changed my mind. I could buy a 2500K/Good Mobo/8gb's of 1600mhz ram for 20 pounds more than the Q9650 : http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel...ache-9x-retail
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post #34 of 38
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djriful View Post
Yeah but what surprise me that there are still people tossing money on these old $300 CPU... wow...
This.
    
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post #35 of 38
Because Intel doesn't drop their prices when they replace something, at least that's what i've heard.
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post #36 of 38
Daaaamn! I should've sold that QX-6700 for a lot more than I let it go for it seems...
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post #37 of 38
I want a cheap QX9xxx of Q9xxx chip for my 775 board. Although, Can't really find any.
    
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post #38 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Humafold View Post
For the exact same reason I would pay $50 for a box of Magic Middles cookies even though they were $3 a box 20 years ago.

Or Ecto Cooler
There is a website that tells you how to make ecto cooler,
http://www.drinksmixer.com/drink641.html


also a website made entirely about the cooler stuff, though I can't remember where it was to be exact.
    
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