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Hey,

I am wondering will there be a price drop on P55 (LGA 1156) motheboards, as soon as LGA 1155 motherboards are out. I know it will not happen immediately....but does anyone have any idea on when the price drops will come on online.

I need to a get decent motherboard (need to upgrade from ASUS p7p55d pro)..and hold for 1.5 years more...till LGA 2011 comes out.

Thanks,

sarien
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I think those prices are pretty much as good as it gets.Intel doesn't really change prices that much when new architecture comes out.You may see some small discounts like $10 -$20.
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I think those prices are pretty much as good as it gets.Intel doesn't really change prices that much when new architecture comes out.You may see some small discounts like $10 -$20.
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I read somewhere that once the 1155 boards are released you will no longer be able to get 1156 boards. So with that said 1156 boards that are in stock will probably plummet.
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doubtful as they are nto being replaced.
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Quote:
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I read somewhere that once the 1155 boards are released you will no longer be able to get 1156 boards. So with that said 1156 boards that are in stock will probably plummet.
If that is the case then you would expect the value to go up,not down correct?
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Quote:
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If that is the case then you would expect the value to go up,not down correct?
It could yeah. Although the used market may get cheaper for awhile.
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post #8 of 9
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well...i just bought a msi p55a fuzion motherboard. That motherboard has all the features I want including (dual x16)...for real cheap on newegg. It should last me well past Sandy Bridge era to Ivy Bridge. I just looked at the specs at Sandy Bridge....its almost the same as LGA 1156...
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post #9 of 9
I don't know how much price drop the motherboards will have...they are not that different from lga 1156 motherboards....
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