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Desktop Price Move Announcement
One of our main goals is to help you manage your business more efficiently by keeping you informed of changes that could affect your purchasing decisions and sales forecast. One such change will be announced on July 9th, when the AMD desktop processor family will have a reduction in suggested prices. Savings for the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 (dual-core) processor family will be about 20% and the AMD Athlon 64 (single-core) processor family will be adjusted by approximately 15%. If you are looking for a great value, look to the AMD Sempron™ processor, which will also offer savings of about 15%.
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20% off of what is already $60 for dual core?
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Sometimes I hate life, like when I pay $300 for a processor that is like $75 now...
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I am now gonna sell my Core 2 Duo e6300 for the X2 3600+ and have money left over to buy a decent mobo. Then use the rest of my money to get good stuff!

Darnit, my e6300 isn't all that impressive.
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Poor poor AMD
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post #5 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kamakazi View Post
Sometimes I hate life, like when I pay $300 for a processor that is like $75 now...
ditto

going dual core relatively soon after it came out was the one time i decided that "bleeding edge tech" would be worth it in the long-run.

but this ought to make budget systems easier for those who can't bring themselves to own an HP or Gateway XD
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post #6 of 57
Wow...I can already get low-end Semprons for $35. So...now they'll be $30?

Man, these things must grow on trees...
     
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post #7 of 57
They should just give em away in cereal boxes now

seriously though, how low will they go ?
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post #8 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by lanky View Post
They should just give em away in cereal boxes now

seriously though, how low will they go ?
until we all cry
"this is madness!" and fight the maddening urge to follow up with another epic phrase
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post #9 of 57
wow i could build a whole pc whit once paycheck now lol
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post #10 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by Firestorm252 View Post
until we all cry
"this is madness!" and fight the maddening urge to follow up with another epic phrase
No, this is SPARTA !!

wonder if intel will drop prices anymore ??
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