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They're a lot of 1156 boards that are refurbs on newegg. If I was doing a budget build, I'd either get a first gen i5/i3 with the K designation, or get a 960t.
 
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He had a gtx 470 already.
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post #13 of 42
I thought AMD stopped making Phenoms?
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post #14 of 42
yay, I saved $10 on my rig confused.gif I think AMD should make more powerful cpus instead of making cheapo ones (no profit)
    
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post #15 of 42
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Originally Posted by robwadeson View Post

yay, I saved $10 on my rig confused.gif I think AMD should make more powerful cpus instead of making cheapo ones (no profit)

Your assuming it cost more to make an i7 than an i3, or a FX-6100 cost more than an FX-8120, that would be a mistake.

I'm fairly confident it doesn't cost more to manufacturer various CPUs of the same architect, they sell better performing CPUs for more profit.

Just look at the Ultra Expensive CPUs, they hardly perform better than the similar CPUs of the same Architect...

Don't be fooled by cost to manufacture, Intel & AMD will make money on their CPUs, bank on that..

I'd dare say it doesn't cost Intel much more than a Pentium Dual Core to MFG an i7, I could be wrong, but I doubt it, though it cost them a lot of money to develop new architect and build MFG Plants, that is for sure.

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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post

I thought AMD stopped making Phenoms?

I don't know about that, but I know they still sell them in the stores!
Edited by _GTech - 3/3/12 at 10:38am
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post #16 of 42
I wish they would have droped the price on the 960T.
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post #17 of 42
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I wish they would have droped the price on the 960T.

what would be better is cutting the 1090T down a good chunk the 960T is perfect where it is to be honest smile.gifredface.gifbiggrin.gif
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what would be better is cutting the 1090T down a good chunk the 960T is perfect where it is to be honest smile.gifredface.gifbiggrin.gif

1090 and 1100 are no longer produced. the price of those chips has been steadily increasing since chip production of that series ceased.

Thats one reason that my 1100T is on sale in the marketplace for the price it is. Good luck getting one. On Ebay and Amazon you can't get them less than 215 dollars shipped.
 
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post #19 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post

I thought AMD stopped making Phenoms?

This. I'm pretty sure they did.
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1090 and 1100 are no longer produced. the price of those chips has been steadily increasing since chip production of that series ceased.
Thats one reason that my 1100T is on sale in the marketplace for the price it is. Good luck getting one. On Ebay and Amazon you can't get them less than 215 dollars shipped.

i know they aren't, prices i seen on the 1090T at newegg hasn't really moved up still at a solid $180 after so many months. a 1090T isn't much better of course the 1100T is better binned but not much difference after that.
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