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Remember, when you buy a Core 2 Duo, you are paying for:

R&D for that chip (huge initial cost)
Fab production (where they build the chip - huge initial cost)
Production (small cost)
Advertising (large cost)
Your paying to advertise , I don't making a CPU would fall into that category at all. since it's all about how well the chip can perform based on value and price.
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Your paying to advertise , I don't making a CPU would fall into that category at all. since it's all about how well the chip can perform based on value and price.
You have never seen an Intel commercial?
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IMO some cpu's are priced reasonably, GPU's aren't. Even with the high costs associated with producing/selling a GPU like an 8800GTX there is no justified reason for the 500$+ price tag. They can cover all of their costs and still make profit with a more reasonable price tag(200-300$), but like mentioned before, how will their board of directors ever be happy with a lower price tag? That's absurd, CEO's must make their Millions. I really hope they lower their prices.
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