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Am I missing something? I could have sworn that two months ago the E6600 and the Q6600 were both similar priced at around $279. I just looked on the egg and now the E6600 is $333 and the Q6600 is only $254. The E6750 is only $189.

Why the sudden increase of the E6600? Is this a misprint?

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post #2 of 9
Pricing is based on supply and demand. Not many people want the e6600 anymore.
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Use Newegg to browse parts and specs, but buy from other sites. Newegg has gotten so popular that they increased there prices way higher... For most stuff they are a complete rip off now.

Until they go back to the awesome customer server and low prices they use to have i'm not buying from them...
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post #4 of 9
probably a pricing error.

they may have meant $233..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
Pricing is based on supply and demand. Not many people want the e6600 anymore.
Exactly, so why would the price go up? According to the laws of supply and demand, as the demand goes down so does the price.

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Originally Posted by darkninja420 View Post
probably a pricing error.

they may have meant $233..
The E6750 is only $189. So $233 doesnt make sense either. Newegg has made pricing misprints before so i guess its possible. Unless someone knows for sure that the price has gone up.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
Pricing is based on supply and demand. Not many people want the e6600 anymore.
Though you are correct, your logic is incorrect. If supply is down then price goes up, if supply is high then price is low.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
Pricing is based on supply and demand. Not many people want the e6600 anymore.
Well if the quantity demanded drops, it will cause the demand curve to shift to the left. This will actually cause a reduction in price because the demand curve now intersects the supply curve at a lower point (market equilibrium). LOL, I'm a business major...

my guess is it is a pricing error.
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post #8 of 9
I've seen this happen to their CPUs before... as somebody else stated, supply & demand.

I think once their inventory drops to a certain level, their prices go up.. I remember the e6300s were higher than the e6600s not that long ago.

Somebody here created a website that tracks pricing.. Let me see if I can find it.
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Use Newegg to browse parts and specs, but buy from other sites. Newegg has gotten so popular that they increased there prices way higher... For most stuff they are a complete rip off now.

Until they go back to the awesome customer server and low prices they use to have i'm not buying from them...
They always have awesome customer service, and their prices are just fine. Their shipping is also very fast, usually ahead of time by a day.

This is either an error, or not as many people are buying the E6600 as in the past, which is to be expected since the E8400 is out.
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