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My apologies if this has already been posted, I searched but didn't see anything.
Pre pricing announcement (Click to show)
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You've been asking and now we're telling; the Holiday 2011 Special Employee Purchases will be available to order December 1st!
Bear with us as we work out some of the pricing details but we promise you'll want to be ready to order one of these great deals so keep up with your trainings!

Agent Ruby has 2 great packages in her holiday bag this year!

Ruby's Price Slasher Deal!
For those of you who are looking for the best price.
AMD Phenom™ II X4 955 Black Edition Processor
AMD Radeon™ HD 6850 1 GB Graphics

Ruby's Special Agent Deal!
Just for you Aggressive Gamers!
AMD Phenom™ II X4 955 Black Edition Processor
AMD Radeon™ HD 6950 2GB Graphics

Source

So there it is! Personally I just want the 6950 2GB, however the fact that they are being called "packages" makes me think I'll have to get the X4 955 as well. I'm sure I'll find something to do with it lol.

Will update thread once pricing is set.


Pricing announced:
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Edited by CWell1337 - 11/30/11 at 5:48pm
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Beat me to it! Still looking forward to the intel one too.
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Site is currently updating I can't wait to see the prices!
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And now I know why I have a friend that works in retail
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Link? or what's the requirements?
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Originally Posted by Faster_is_better View Post
Link? or what's the requirements?
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A. Eligibility
The Employee Purchase Program ("EPP") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Canada, with the exception of Quebec, who: (i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of purchase; and (ii) are currently employed to sell computers, software, or peripherals at an authorized AMD retailer or etailer ("Participants"). Individuals prohibited from participation in the EPP by their employers or otherwise are not eligible. Participants may be required to submit proof of their eligibility. The EPP is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
tl:dr
You need to be employed by an authorized AMD retailer

Then you take "learning" quizes on their site to learn about the products and earn points. Once you attain certain point thresholds you are eligible for various discounts.
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tl:dr
You need to be employed by an authorized AMD retailer

Then you take "learning" quizes on their site to learn about the products and earn points. Once you attain certain point thresholds you are eligible for various discounts.
Alright, I knew it was something along those lines, wasn't sure what qualified as an authorized AMD retailer though. But I don't know any so It probably doesn't matter. They have typically had great prices on these though..
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Anyone know what the deal is with "Ruby's Price Slasher Deal!" vs "Ruby's Special Agent Deal!"? This will be my first time using the AMD program :-/ And why packages? Especially with a 955? I mean it's a good CPU and all, but it's kinda old now.
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my girl works for ATT and i have been signed up and got like 30,000 points so far. Any clue if ATT actually qualifies for this. Reason I am asking is because Intel lets you sign up and complete all the quizes and stuff just to come to find out that they wont let you in the sale (ATT is the only company that isnt included even though its on their list to sign up).
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Anyone know what the deal is with "Ruby's Price Slasher Deal!" vs "Ruby's Special Agent Deal!"? This will be my first time using the AMD program :-/ And why packages? Especially with a 955? I mean it's a good CPU and all, but it's kinda old now.
No clue. I've done Intel's Holiday EPP in the past and got a processor + mobo + windows and found someone that could use the mobo since I couldn't. Maybe it's their way of moving product out the door? For me it's going to depend heavily on pricing. i.e. how much under retail value for the processor + video card combined the package deal comes to. In all likelihood I'll just find someone who can use the processor more than I could.

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my girl works for ATT and i have been signed up and got like 30,000 points so far. Any clue if ATT actually qualifies for this. Reason I am asking is because Intel lets you sign up and complete all the quizes and stuff just to come to find out that they wont let you in the sale (ATT is the only company that isnt included even though its on their list to sign up).
Wish I could offer some advice however the only experience I've had with either program has been under the guise of being a BestBuy employee, good luck though! You could always e-mail or call them and find out though:
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If you have any questions regarding the site or if you have a suggestion for us, please contact us at RetailAccess@bdsmktg.com.
You can always reach us by mail or by telephone as well.
Call:
Phone: 800-405-3978 x2254
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