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Shame they aren't that price in the UK!
post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by col musstard View Post

They can't have sandybridge chips cost more than ivybridge chips. And its not like its a big price cut anyway

Pretty much This ^

Not that I'd buy Ivy Bridge, no thanks...

I'll be waiting on the next gen.. biggrin.gif
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post #23 of 29
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2600k's at MC are $279.99, and you guys got yours at $200 on a sale, that they may have ran twice. So lets not talk like they are stocked on the shelves with a $200 sticker
edit: just checked, 2600k's are not even listed anymore, at least in MA, and the 2500k is not either. Only 2600, and 2700k, and ivy

They just had a $200 sale on the 2600k two weeks ago, so it's not like the sales are infrequent. It also might explain why they don't have any in stock.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1242697/micro-center-i7-2600k-199/0_100
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post #24 of 29
They said the 2600k when on sale sold out in a few hours. I think these sales are all in-store-pickup though so hope you live close to one.
The MC in VA Fairfax has the 2600k @ $280 and the 3770k @ $290.
$-50 combined with a mobo. Great deals.
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They just had a $200 sale on the 2600k two weeks ago, so it's not like the sales are infrequent. It also might explain why they don't have any in stock.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1242697/micro-center-i7-2600k-199/0_100

and your point is? go look back through the release of the 2600k, and you might find 1 more sale like that since release. in other words, not common in the least, so again, you cannot say that 2600k's are $200 because a few lucky people snagged them within that hour time frame they were in stock.
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post #26 of 29
so this means they didnt have many left!dam i wouldnt like to be the reseller ,it means the reseller have lot of inventory of i7 gen 2 lol
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Remember what Core 2 Quad pricing was released at ($500ish) ? Remember what 45nm Core 2 Quad cost at release ($250ish) ? Sometimes Intel is generous. But besides that.. yes, Intel does typically give small 10-15% price cuts occasionally. Not sure why/how SB i3's pricing held considering that 1156 i3's are better in almost every aspect.

They are better in 1 aspect (Overclock headroom), not "every" aspect.

Some of SB's advantages vs Clarkdale:
-Better IGP (Capable of Quicksync, among other things)
-Lower power consumption
-More modern platform
-Better stock performance (Relevant for client builds)
-Newer instruction sets
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Damn I want a 180$ 2500k in amazon
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Intel cut prices? How much? 50% off?
    
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