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Originally Posted by flyingsaucers View Post

Clearly this is the result of mass quantities of PC enthusiasts crossfiring multiple motherboards to achieve maximum performance. Supply and demand, people.

LOL YES.
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I feel that a lot of things should actually cost more, computer parts being right up there with chocolate... but only if the increased cost goes towards higher wages for the laborers.

 

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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

GB says its not true, this is from VR-Zone:
"Update: We were contacted by Gigabyte with regards to this story and the company stated that it is not expecting any increase to the pricing of its motherboards and the information posted on Digitimes is incorrect as far as Gigabyte is concerned. Gigabyte is expecting to launch its next generation of LGA-1155 motherboards at similar price points as its current LGA-1155 motherboards, depending on the feature set on offer. The company is also expecting to see improved performance of the new motherboards compared to its current range of LGA-1155 models.
Read more: http://vr-zone.com/articles/motherboard-prices-expected-to-increase-10-percent-by-next-quarter/14739.html#ixzz1lMQOWof5"
Interesting. Thanks for pointing this out Sin!
 
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This, 1000 times this.

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10% is a pretty minor increase, and my mobo is one of the least likely components I will replace (cause it's brand new!). This isn't a big a deal imo.
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10% is a pretty minor increase, and my mobo is one of the least likely components I will replace (cause it's brand new!). This isn't a big a deal imo.

Yes but price increases in raw materials has a very long-reaching impact on many industries. Not only does it affect electronics producers, but it will affect every other industry those electronics may be used in as well. Just look at whats going on with food and all the other commodities these days, like wheat, milk, cotton, etc.... just a thought.
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I'd pay 30% more to have them manufactured in the U.S. I know a lot of other people would not - but they had better start thinking about the economic consequences of outsourcing of U.S. jobs because it is going to bite them in the arse eventually if it hasn't already. With 30,000+ million people unemployed in the U.S., it's going to get worse before it gets better.
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I'd pay 30% more to have them manufactured in the U.S. I know a lot of other people would not - but they had better start thinking about the economic consequences of outsourcing of U.S. jobs because it is going to bite them in the arse eventually if it hasn't already. With 30,000+ million people unemployed in the U.S., it's going to get worse before it gets better.

LoL you think they care? Execs are as souless as the corps they run and they'd sell you into slavery if it meant they got a golden parachute.
    
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And to the "184/mo income in china" comment.....you do realize that they dont have rabid inflation like we do right?

China has a higher rate of inflation than the US.

Look it up.
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how am i supposed to tri sli my motherboards for maximumm pwaahhh and 1000+ FPS in BF3!!!! frown.gif
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