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Hey whats going on, over here in australia we had a like 50% drop in the price of the Q6600 and i assumed everywhere got it! But i can buy a retail Q6600 for $320 AU which is only about $25 more than most US stores have it in US dollars... Normally we are like 50% more expensive and sometimes more, because of the dollar difference and shipping costs and now for once we are actually cheaper(although marginally)... Whats going on?
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Your lucky?

Most chipps being produced in Eastern Countries?
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The US did drop down to near wholesale prices (around $275-280ish) for about a day on the 22nd, then all the online stores jumped back up because of the heavy demand. I think Newegg went from like 400, to 280, to 350ish in a 24 hour period.
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