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Originally Posted by chatch15117 View Post
Why would anyone buy this(besides benchers @ hwbot.org)? There are much better chips coming out that won't cost $1500
Won't cost as much, sure, but which chips are better? The Intel 6-core is the top dog in the consumer processor market.
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Inbe4 "Do I need a 990X to play Half Life 2?"
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Idiots with more money than sense?
SIGGY THIS!!!! THIS IS PRO! lolzzz...
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Inbe4 "Do I need a 990X to play Half Life 2?"
And four 480s
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And four 480s
No, you need four 480s to power the time machine so you can play EP3.
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Once again, the 970 is much more interesting news to the other 99% of us.
    
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Idiots with more money than sense?
What about "more money than cents"?

Seriously though, the people buying this will not just be people with no sense, but some companies or users that genuinely need that much power.
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The only advantage this chip gives is to push the 980x lower in price.
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Evey post I see of people complaining about this cpu makes me laugh harder and harder. If you scroll up and look at the top-left of your screen, you'll see this website's motto: The Pursuit of Performance... NOT the pursuit of economic performance or pursuit of ballanced-value performance.

If you can't afford it, thats fine, go do something productive instead. Intel is doing what they've always done (and are good at): binning their best chips and selling 'em at 500% over cost. Those that want a real 6-core now have to pay the premium. If you can wait, the i7 970 comes out in Q3 so they're just around the corner.
     
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i7 980x is already outdated!
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