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Following the launch of two new FX-series parts yesterday, AMD has slashed prices of several Phenom II processors and a few FX-parts.

Starting with the FX-series, the FX-6100 dropped from $155 to $145, while the FX-8120 now costs $185, down from $205.

The ageing Phenom II series got an even bigger discount. The Phenom II X4 saw its price reduced from $135 to $115, while prices of other quads were cut anywhere between 1.9 percent and 11.4 percent.

Two Thuban six cores also had their prices slashed and the 1075T and 1055T are now priced at $165 and $155 respectively.

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Cool!


Current MicoCenter Prices:

FX 4100
= $100
FX 6100 = $150
FX 8120 = $200
FX 8150 = $260

Phenom II X4 960T = $120 (Unlocked CPU)
Phenom II X6 1045T = $130
Phenom II X6 1100T= $180 (Unlocked CPU)

They are giving away free Motherboard with All of the processors listed above except the FX 8150
Also, they are giving $50 off a MB when you buy a i7-2600k too!
Edited by _GTech - 3/4/12 at 5:31am
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post #2 of 42
Pretty awesome, this will make some more budget builders happy.
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not bad, not bad...im sad though.....i remember getting a "deal" on my 1075t for like 270 shipped.....but i love it smile.gif. Not a terrible price on the 8120 for something to mess with....hmmm
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That 1055t looks good.

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This has been discussed in numerous threads and at first people thought that it was the fx-8150 that got slashed to $185. Last cyber Monday I remember the 1055t going for $119 and I didn't scoop one up. It is a great processor but I am very much enjoying my 8120 @ 4.4ghz (plenty for me) on Windows 8 consumer preview. It is EXTREMELY responsive and that is while folding 2 separate cpu clients -smp and also my hd6850 folding as well. (12k PPD total) I can play BF3 and saints Row 3 without a hiccup while all of this is going on.

AMD is doing some big things now and in the near future so come on and jump on the band wagon guys!
    
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that 965 may prove alot more viable now for the real budgeted builds biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 42
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that 965 may prove alot more viable now for the real budgeted builds biggrin.gif

Yeah, at those prices you'd almost want to not buy an i3... (wait, did I say that?) biggrin.gif
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Yeah, at those prices you'd almost want to not buy an i3... (wait, did I say that?) biggrin.gif

yes you did, i think your in trouble now XD biggrin.gif lol i wonder if it will drop the 980 OEM aswell that could get the non-overclockers a real good solution biggrin.gif
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I talked a friend into a fx 8120 yesterday only beacuse micro center had a good motherboard with it for free. He rebuilt his whole computer cpu, mobo and ram for 230 dollars. Not bad and he does a lot of video work so it was a good fit for him.
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I talked a friend into a fx 8120 yesterday only beacuse micro center had a good motherboard with it for free. He rebuilt his whole computer cpu, mobo and ram for 230 dollars. Not bad and he does a lot of video work so it was a good fit for him.

Assuming you didn't get a Video card, I wonder how good this APU encodes video?
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