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Core i7 930 and Asus X58 Sabertooth

post #1 of 8
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Microcenter is pedaling Intel's i5 3570K for $189.99 and $50 off certain motherboards. I'm strongly considering selling off my unused i7 930 and refurbished, unused by me X58 Sabertooth for a socket that should last me longer. The i5 3570K and ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 would set me back $303.08. How much could I fetch for my CPU/mobo combo? And is it worth the swap?

EDIT: I haven't looked at my i7 box in so long that I never realized I actually have a 930. I know this will minimally affect the price, but it's worth mentioning.
Edited by chessmyantidrug - 5/12/12 at 9:40am
post #2 of 8
really depends on what your going to be doing with your pc.. are you just gaming/light computing etc?

cause if so then both setups will serve you well for a great while

if you upgrade to z77 however you gain lots of features like PCI-e 3.0 etc etc

and I would estimate the 920 and sabertooth board fetching around 200-250
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post #3 of 8
I7 920 - $140
Asus x58 sabertooth - $120

About $260 shipped for the combo.

IMO if do it if you have the upgrade bug, latest tech with new features but IMO your x58 system is still good so i would hold out untel haswel next year. But i will let you think about that as your sustem only depricate more in that time smile.gif
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post #4 of 8
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Like I said, I have yet to use either item. I'm still operating on my sig rig and I'm just collecting pieces for my next build. The only reason I would sell these two off is for the LGA 1155 upgrade path. I didn't quite realize LDA 1366 would be DOA and I didn't feel like waiting for Bloomfield as I figured the DDR3 prices at the time would make my initial build too expensive.
post #5 of 8
Aha got ya... TBH you could always list it at say $310 and you might get lucky. But really i still think new or not here your probably looking at $260.
But hey you can always try smile.gif
Jumping on the 1155 train is certaily worth it. I love my sandy bridge and its ease of overcloking and fast. So now IB is out and thats a pretty good deal you listed would be hard tp pass up. For me i like to remain on intels tock cycle but thats personal preference. Another option you have since ddr3 prices have dropped is build an x58 rig. Whatever you decide to do is your choice but as for the parts you want to sell i stand by what i say at the start of this post smile.gif
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post #6 of 8
920 - 120$ shipped.
Sabertooth - 110$ shipped.
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post #7 of 8
i7: $150 shipped
Sabertooth: $90 shipped

Good luck with sale! thumb.gif
 
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post #8 of 8
130-135 i7 930
Mobo 110-120 shipped
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