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Has it gone up a tad?

Seems like they want to keep the Ivy prices up a bit to not kil the Haswell sales. I know they are still cheaper than others but $189 for the i5 seems a little high for their standards.

Any employees got the inside scoop on a 4th of july sale?
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Def has gone up. A 3770K for months before Haswell came out was always priced at $229.99. The i5-3570K was as low as $169.99 at one point, then $179.99 for a few months till now.
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Ok thanks I thought I was crazy. Yes the i7 did seem high too. THat sucks, of course when I want to buy. Maybe they aren't bringing in money from other sales with these like they once did?

I guess they are still a nice amount below newegg. Hoping for a 4th of july sale.
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Prices will probably drop down once Ivy stock sells out, and haswell stock replaces it
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Prices will probably drop down once Ivy stock sells out, and haswell stock replaces it
Thats probably true. But it seemed to be the reverse when sandy and then ivy came out. When they were looking to clear stock.

Since Haswell is as new platform I think Ivy still has high value for the easy upgrade path for anyone on sandy or ivy mobos.
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