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Deal: E8500 for $306.82 at ExcaliberPC.com

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They have 3 in stock as of today. I know this isn't the cheapest they've been, but they are hard to find right now.

http://www.excaliberpc.com/INTEL_CPU...id-585684.html

Edit: $316.39 Now, but still better than the Egg.
Edit: Not any more, Egg is better now.
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i would w8 a few more days...they said the price on this will drop really close to MSRP today.
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i would w8 a few more days...they said the price on this will drop really close to MSRP today.
It's not about the price on this one. It's about where you can find one at the moment. They are sold out everywhere.
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Actually under the deal section is IS about price. Chances are no one will run out to buy this right now with e8400 so close to the specs of this.
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Actually under the deal section is IS about price. Chances are no one will run out to buy this right now with e8400 so close to the specs of this.
That's funny you say that because when they came out they were bought up so fast that now there aren't any around.
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post #6 of 11
its probably because its cheaper then the counter part and its "newer"

i'd buy one if it see them for 266...
but i would go with a E8400 if its 179....
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post #7 of 11
The extent of profit margin life-cycle will hold the prices much higher for much longer. I give it a least 8 months before we see the e8500 come down even close to $266. Just compare to the e6850, holding $299 up until recently and is now dropped to $210!
post #8 of 11
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Newegg has this back in stock for $495.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115036

Still only $316 @ ExCaliber
http://www.excaliberpc.com/Intel_BX8...id-585684.html

Moral of the story...don't buy this chip from Newegg because they jacked the price bigtime on it.
http://www.resellerratings.com/store/EXcaliberPC
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Newegg has this back in stock for $495.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115036
It says $345.

Not a bad price... Newegg is typically a bit higher with new products.

EDIT: Just Dropped TO 299.00
E8500 @ Newegg
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So in one day they dropped it from $495 to $299? Wierd. They must have messed up when they put the product back on.
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