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post #21 of 57
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Originally Posted by Kamakazi View Post
Sometimes I hate life, like when I pay $300 for a processor that is like $75 now...
I payed $1,500 for:

-AMD Athlon64 X2 4400+ Processor
-4x512MB of OCZ Platinum DDR Ram
-DFI LanParty UT RDX-200 Motherboard

Now, all of that will sell for $300; if I'm lucky. I know exactly what you mean, but, also, that means Intel will drive their prices down, too. I only payed $1,000 for my Core 2 Duo, Motherboard, Ram, and Video Card.

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doing what wrong?
Stepping backwards. Going from an Intel Core 2 Duo to an AMD Athlon64. If you're E6300 isn't impressive prepare to kill yourself when you get that 3600+...

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post #22 of 57
5200+ when i bought it 280, now? Now it is 136!!
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post #23 of 57
lol yeah, i guess i should be happy with my C2D.

I thinking of going small form factor PC gameing anyway, so I am not needing too much of a high end motherboard anyway.
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post #24 of 57
Yep time for me to snag another Brisbane...

I say kudo's to AMD... the Enthusiast/performance market is a very tiny market (7%) and the mainstream will normally buy "the best bang for the buck" hardware...

It doesnt matter that Intel is faster to the general census when AMD's are cheaper...thats what sells...

it's like ferrari's and corvettes... we all know a ferrari is faster and much more cost....but whats selling...umm cheaper slower corvettes...it's all about price vs. performance...

you also have to look at the whole picture...yea you may only spend 10.00 more for a better cpu (c2d vs. AMD) but if the c2d boards cost more (just saying) then it still isnt a worthwhile upgrade for a AMD person to convert...

If and when Quad-c2d hit 250.00 I will get one to play with...till then... dunno

EDIT: the 4800's only went down 3.00 so far and now they have 5000+ Brisbanes...woot-woot...
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post #25 of 57
Things must still be looking bad for AMD. But one can't really complain, it just means that my next PC will be that much cheaper. =D
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post #26 of 57
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Originally Posted by sepheronx View Post
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.
Cause you were too stupid to buy a decent board first time around.
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post #27 of 57
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doing what wrong?
fail. lol j/k

hmm might invest in a few of these....
Phase change experiments wooahahahah
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post #28 of 57
To heck with price cuts, release a viable alternative to Conroe.
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post #29 of 57
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
Stepping backwards. Going from an Intel Core 2 Duo to an AMD Athlon64. If you're E6300 isn't impressive prepare to kill yourself when you get that 3600+...

NiNja
What do you mean? Both at stock, they're about the same. If it lets him get a better motherboard though, you should be blessing him. This is overclock.net, after all.
     
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post #30 of 57
i might break down and build me a game server

x2 3600+
1024 ram
2 x 250 sata in raid 1
7600 gt

what will that run like $300 bucks?
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