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walked into my local fry's to do the usual walk, envy, ooh and awe. noticed this lil pink line in the middle of the core 2 duo board, and made a mental note to check on it when i get home. low and behold, seems to be quite the money saver. my question, is it really a money saver or a money waster? mind you. my main goal in computing (life?) is world of warcraft. crysis does not amuse me.
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That's worth $200 on Newegg. Are you sure it was $45? And may I ask which Fry's location it was at (PM me).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115016
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That's worth $200 on Newegg. Are you sure it was $45? And may I ask which Fry's location it was at (PM me).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115016
Thats a great deal. I wish I had access to a fry's
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i tried to call and verify but the person who i finally talked to after being juggled around to 4 different departments , didnt seem to know a whole lot about his job. tried to tell me they didnt have the chip and what not, i even tried to show him where on the board i saw the posting for it (at fry's they just put a little 6x9 card with a bit of info, chip name, price and any applicable rebates or savings) and he came back twice with the same excuse, "we dont carry that chip". so i asked him about the 6300 6320 and 6400 all of which made a square pattern right smack in the middle priced at 30, 35, 40 and this chip, 45. lucky me i have a good picture memory. im going back tomorrow cash in hand, ill let you guys know what the outcome is.
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Probably a mispost on a sale tag and they ll change it as soon as they notice there mistake.

Get there quick and pick it up if it still says that price. They have to honor it.
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i tried to call and verify but the person who i finally talked to after being juggled around to 4 different departments , didnt seem to know a whole lot about his job. tried to tell me they didnt have the chip and what not, i even tried to show him where on the board i saw the posting for it (at fry's they just put a little 6x9 card with a bit of info, chip name, price and any applicable rebates or savings) and he came back twice with the same excuse, "we dont carry that chip". so i asked him about the 6300 6320 and 6400 all of which made a square pattern right smack in the middle priced at 30, 35, 40 and this chip, 45. lucky me i have a good picture memory. im going back tomorrow cash in hand, ill let you guys know what the outcome is.
Wait.. are you saying the 6300, 6320, and 6400 was priced at $30, 35, 40? I think you're missing the 1 in front.
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i definilty made sure that iw as looking at the prices, becauase i know next to nothing about the majority of technology (im learning as i go basically) and i was tryign to price out as low a dual core system i could, and i priced that in, with my calculator, and made it a point to check it out when i got home. i think mad max is right, and hopefully they dont figure it out before tomorrow.
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buy 10 of each
    
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You want to play WoW and Crysis does not amuse you... That in translation means you need a pentium 4 or an athlon... Seriously WoW is so easy to run.
    
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i'm going to frys 1st thing in the morning. they had a clearance on the E6xxx at fry's a few weeks priced from the e6320 @ $30 to the e6750 @ $80. missed out on that by hours.
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