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post #1 of 10
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So Microcenter has the AMD 1055T for $119.99 in stead of $139.99, so that's another $20 in savings, plus it still qualifies for the free MB or discounted MB. Tax will depend on your location and this is IN-STORE-ONLY.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0334812

I got the following:

AMD Phenom II x6 1055T

Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P

Tax was $9.90

Total was $129.90, so not too bad, plus the MB has a $10 MIR.
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When u go to the store do they show you what motherboards u can get for free? This would be an awesome upgrade for my wife from her dual core

Also do u know how long this deal is good for?
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Great CPU I had it before I moved to intel and I kind of miss it. There are some things it seemed faster than my i5.


I feel bad for the guy I made a computer like a year and a half ago and hasn't picked up because he is a truck driver and has been busy.
His 1055T and pretty much most of the hardware has lost so much value and he hasn't even used it frown.gif Good thing he paid for it already
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tuffstuff View Post

When u go to the store do they show you what motherboards u can get for free? This would be an awesome upgrade for my wife from her dual core

Also do u know how long this deal is good for?
http://www.microcenter.com/specials/promotions/AMDbundlePROMO.html
This shows it being $139.99, but when you select a combo, the price is $119.98

No idea on how long the price is good for.
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post #5 of 10
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If you go to the chip itself it shows the $119 price. They usually do these sales for two weeks at a time, but I wouldn't wait to long, mine only has 6 left. I imagine they are clearing them out since I have seen reports they are stopping production on a few models.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0334812
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post #6 of 10

This is a great deal actually but be forewarned, the only motherboards worth getting with the 1055T (i.e. safe 125W TDP support) are the GA-78LMT-S2P and ASUS M5A87.  Be sure to enable proper VRM cooling if overclocking.

post #7 of 10
According to PassMark's benchmark chart, this is the 5th fastest AMD processor that's not an FX... so this is a pretty good price point for an AMD newbie like me to come in at?

It's only a tad more expensive than this deal for the Phenom II X4 960T, which is about 70 places further down PassMark's chart. I guess I should visit Microcenter soon?

Phenom II X4 960T on Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103995&Tpk=zosma
Edited by ijustjoinedlol - 12/6/11 at 8:03pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post

This is a great deal actually but be forewarned, the only motherboards worth getting with the 1055T (i.e. safe 125W TDP support) are the GA-78LMT-S2P and ASUS M5A87.  Be sure to enable proper VRM cooling if overclocking.

1055T's really do need VRM cooling, or chances are the boards will throttle when all cores are in use.
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Originally Posted by ijustjoinedlol View Post

According to PassMark's benchmark chart, this is the 5th fastest AMD processor that's not an FX... so this is a pretty good price point for an AMD newbie like me to come in at?

It's only a tad more expensive than this deal for the Phenom II X4 960T, which is about 70 places further down PassMark's chart. I guess I should visit Microcenter soon?

Phenom II X4 960T on Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103995&Tpk=zosma
It's a great chip and a great price. I'd jump on it. thumb.gif
     
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post #9 of 10
great deal. grabbed a 1090t black edition for me and got the gigabyte board for my wife. gonna give her my 1075t.

rep to op.
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post #10 of 10
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Thanks. I ended up taking it back and getting the FX6100 deal. I was going to do the 1090T, but the FX6100 deal worked better for me. I wonder how long it will take me to sell my SB setup. rolleyes.gif
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