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post #1 of 13
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I just had a SUPER Idea!
Say that someone is looking for an Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego, with the KABGE stepping...
Why not have that user post a wanted thread about it, and we fellow members try to find one at our local Best Buy or other retail stores? Maybe if we find a good enough price, like at Circuit City (they would match newegg's price 110%) we could have the person send the money, we buy the CPU, and send it to the user who paid for it! good idea? It could also be a way to earn a quick profit... If I had the money, I know I would do it for $230, compared to $215 on newegg!
Or a good $200 3000+ garunteed great stepping for only $40 more at Best Buy, and they are easy to convince to lower their price a bit.... especially if you show them a lower price. I've done it before.
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post #2 of 13
Sorry, you cant match Internet prices, they must be from a Retail Store's advertised price.
    
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*** are you talking about?
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post #4 of 13
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Dangit, but it could work with the SD, right? I mean a Kabge 3700+ SD is way better than a FX-57!
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How is a 3700+ better than a FX57...
post #6 of 13
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What's the highest OC on phase from an fx-57?
and
What's the highest OC on phase from a 3700+ SD?
both stable...
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post #7 of 13
They're the same chip... just the FX57 has unlocked multipliers. So it's easier to get that OC. The FX57 is a better chip, the 3700+ is a much better value.
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Which is why I stated the it is better. Any other opinions on this idea?
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post #9 of 13
not a bad idea but i just dont see people sending their money to people on this forum rather than buying newegg. even if the difference in stepping is worth it.
    
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post #10 of 13
good idea.. but you cant trust people anymore sorry
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