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Was hoping the retail price would be a little closer to around $500-$550
For an Unlocked 6 core? 589.99 is the price for this chip on intels spec sheet. This is a lot better then having intel charge 999.99 for it. I think this price is perfect but newegg should be alittle cheaper.
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Oh, look, an AMD fanboy.
HA! nope, own intel chips too. id love an 2500k.

Im just right and you have no reasonable or informative response
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Actually, you're wrong. R&D is a huge cost. Not only does the price have to cover R&D for this chip, but also for all other projects that will never make it to production.

You're assuming that because material costs are low, that means that general costs are low.

Anyways, this is a competitive market with low entry barriers. I would be willing to be that Economic profits equal very close to $0.

P.s. I would give a good deal to be hired by Intel/AMD as an Economist.
This. The final design for these chips dont produce themselves. Sure, theres likely 20 dollars worth of material in these chips, but creating them and testing them over and over and over costs tons of money. Who do you think pays the engineers that create these? You and I do.
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This. The final design for these chips dont produce themselves. Sure, theres likely 20 dollars worth of material in these chips, but creating them and testing them over and over and over costs tons of money. Who do you think pays the engineers that create these? You and I do.
like i said. labor, parts and R&D. $16.50 per chip.
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like i said. labor, parts and R&D. $16.50 per chip.
$20 + labor, R&D, etc = $16.50? Do basic math much?
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$20 + labor, R&D, etc = $16.50? Do basic math much?
your forgetting the volume discount
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LOOOOOOOOOOOOOL DECENT PRICE!


HAHA! Cost intel $16.50 to make that chip after labor,parts and R&D. sure you need a $300 mobo to go with that nice new gold coated $600 proc
What's your source on that 16.50? Pretty sure their facilities cost around $2b each to build.
    
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The closer you get to BEST performance, the more cost goes up exponentially. It's pretty much true in nearly every market. It's not even like this is a new thing for EITHER company. Or ANY company!

Gotta pay to play. Don't like it? Take up knitting. Or buy a cheap chip and be quiet.
    
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like i said. labor, parts and R&D. $16.50 per chip.
Theres no way you can honestly believe this, so I am not going to feed the troll instincts you have. Maybe you can resell your entire sig rig for $16.50
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