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Hey guys!

Some super cheap 6128s available for sale right now smile.gif

http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-Opteron-Octa-core-6128-HE-2GHz-12MB-L3-Cache-Processor-OS6128VAT8EGO-/350706536734

This one is even cheaper but lacks warranty
http://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-Opteron-6128-2-GHz-Eight-Core-OS6128WKT8EGO-Processor-DEAL-/390560351815?pt=CPUs&hash=item5aef360647

This is a great chip to get into the 4P game. They'll get you anywhere between 200-350K PPD depending on the WU and overclock you're able to achieve. Some of the members of OCN have gotten at least a 25% OC on these.
Edited by derickwm - 3/24/13 at 3:31am
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What do they usually cost? How much will a G34 board run? Interested.
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post #4 of 74
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Before they've gone for $100-$150 but I guess prices are dropping a little with the release of the 6300 series.

Used, a board can be found for $400-$500.

There are some links in the 2P/4P guide I have in my sig for new boards smile.gif
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post #5 of 74
This is a crazy-good deal! If you can find a used board (or even if ya have to go new), this is the $/ppd winner. Awesome.

OC'ing these really is fairly easy, [H] has a great guide for it.
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It really is. People need to hop on this biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 74
Apparently they are factory seconds, or new and unused with defects.
Either way, screaming deal and a little tweaking should get them going no problem!

Might be picking up a pair.
I have an older 2 socket G34 board in the closet collecting dust right now.
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Do it! Moar folding! smile.gif
Edited by derickwm - 3/23/13 at 8:22am
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was chips the other day for $45
I should game.
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Newegg lists some G34 boards for as low as $200, is that a good deal?
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