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Wonder if the price on the Phenom 9850 went down...

...YEP, only $200 now for the 9850, @ the Egg. Nice.
If this is the case, then unless this chip is under some intensive speed binning, the 9850BE is a better deal.
post #12 of 55
i just got the 9850 for 230. damn. can i return it?
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i just got the 9850 for 230. damn. can i return it?
When you get it, say it's defective lol, AFTER clocking it as high as possible of course
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can i just tell them i want to return it because i was getting it for a friend who now doesnt want it?

also, it was 240 plus that free game rs: vegas
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post #15 of 55
Gotta return it all as it was if you bought it from the Egg, but they'll take it back - just be sure to talk directly to customer service and it'll all be taken care of.
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Repost of similar article.
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ok. it should come tomorrow (i bought it a few days ago), shouyld i just call cust serv and ask how to return it?
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post #18 of 55
Don't bother returning the chip. Just call or online chat via their site and let them know that you bought the chip recently andthe price just came down and you want a price adjustment. I've done this several times and it works and everytime they say give the same spiel about how they don't do price protection, but they'll do it for you "this one time" and you should get your refund of the difference. Otherwise, if you get someone who is a huge stickler, if you paid by credit card, most credit card companies offer price protection so just call up the credit card company and let them know and provide the proof of pricing and you should get your money back.
    
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well. i wanted to get the 9950 for the same price i was charged for the 9850 because its the same price and faster stock
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post #20 of 55
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And thus there was a somber farewell to 65nm Phenoms.
It's still 65nm.

I'm still waiting for the new mobo's to come out and see if they're really going to help with the OC'ing.

Right now I'm disappointed with mine. The passive heatsink is horribly inadequate for OCing. So much so that it was running at 60c during idle and one single 40mm fan for $5.99 at frys was able to drop it to 45c @ load.
    
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