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Ivy Bridge CPUs will provide a higher minimum performance (the dips).

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On ebay I can purchase with Paypal 0% interest 6 months.
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On ebay I can purchase with Paypal 0% interest 6 months.

i sell and buy stuff in ebay. just make sure seller has good rep. check return policy and ebay almost always side with the buyer.
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What's wrong with the OCN classifieds? Some great deals there.
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I've bought dozens of used CPU's used and used parts in general. I think the only brand new thing in my rig right now is the RAM, everything else was bought used. Never had any issue with any used items I bought, but even if you do it's not like you're screwed. Buyers pretty much always win PayPal disputes, especially with eBay.
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post #26 of 39
I think it all depends on what $400 is to you.
60hz monitor? What games do you play and do you see them drop below 60fps?
Do you play competitively or just for fun?
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I think it all depends on what $400 is to you.

Any amount of money is everything to me. There is no amount that is nothing to me, even if I was a billionaire.
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I've bought dozens of used CPU's used and used parts in general. I think the only brand new thing in my rig right now is the RAM, everything else was bought used. Never had any issue with any used items I bought, but even if you do it's not like you're screwed. Buyers pretty much always win PayPal disputes, especially with eBay.

That is what I am thinking and why would anyone want to damage their ebay sellers reputation. It's hard to sell when a person doesn't have a reputation.
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What's wrong with the OCN classifieds? Some great deals there.

Whenever possible, I like to purchase with credit. Not only does it improve one's credit report but it's financially rewarding since I usually purchase with credit at 0% interest. Means I have more "real cash" to do with as I please. In this case, I would build a stronger relationship with PPC since it is a hidden line of credit.
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Whenever possible, I like to purchase with credit. Not only does it improve one's credit report but it's financially rewarding since I usually purchase with credit at 0% interest. Means I have more "real cash" to do with as I please. In this case, I would build a stronger relationship with PPC since it is a hidden line of credit.

I buy things from forum classifieds with PayPal funded by AMEX. You can still use credit of some form. thumb.gif
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