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Looking around, seems the UK price is around £250 for the 3770k, which translates to $406. Strikes me as we've been shafted yet again with pricing compared to our US cousins!

The 3820 is around £220 and the 2600k can be had for only £210. These prices coupled with concerns over poor overclocking potential due to heat with the 3770k make these pretty attractive options to me.

Anyone else disappointed with the UK price?
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Looking around, seems the UK price is around £250 for the 3770k, which translates to $406. Strikes me as we've been shafted yet again with pricing compared to our US cousins!
The 3820 is around £220 and the 2600k can be had for only £210. These prices coupled with concerns over poor overclocking potential due to heat with the 3770k make these pretty attractive options to me.
Anyone else disappointed with the UK price?

uk prices arnt too bad - I bought the 2700k from the states when it came out and everyone but mainly the uk was price jacking us price was 369 uk was 283? errr I cant remember now ... alls I know they were jacked for like a week or so.

I want to get it just not sure if I want to wait or what and where to get it at. parents live in states I in london
    
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Well I caved in anyway, should be here on Tuesday, along with an Asus z77-Pro and some new RAM smile.gif
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I always feel that im being shafted on price over here but thats what happens when they slap 20%VAT on everything
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post #5 of 18
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I always feel that im being shafted on price over here but thats what happens when they slap 20%VAT on everything

You speak truth.

Where in the UK are selling?
   
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You speak truth.
Where in the UK are selling?

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Thanks, Looks like scan has it too but for some reason Google wasn't pulling up any results in it's shopping searches
   
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Ordered mine from Scan at 07.27 this morning. Scan and Overclockers were the only places this morning showing as having stock, or even acknowledging it exists lol.

Yeah 20% VAT, rip off Britain. What are the chances they'll reduce it back to 17.5% after this so-called 'recession' is over? Nil I say.
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Ordered mine from Scan at 07.27 this morning. Scan and Overclockers were the only places this morning showing as having stock, or even acknowledging it exists lol.
Yeah 20% VAT, rip off Britain. What are the chances they'll reduce it back to 17.5% after this so-called 'recession' is over? Nil I say.

Yeah ordered mine >10am from scan along with mobo and memory, Tuesday delivery! Chances are I'll miss it due to being in college mad.gif
Payed 101£ VAT total on my basket, absolute abomination.
   
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Yeah ordered mine >10am from scan along with mobo and memory, Tuesday delivery! Chances are I'll miss it due to being in college mad.gif
Payed 101£ VAT total on my basket, absolute abomination.
It really is
They has also been incredibly bad at shipping costs I've payed £20 for standard delivery on a single item that wasn't too large
I honestly think I might be better of getting a friend across the water to send the parts too me. They also have much better availability on different parts which may be scarce around here
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