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Where is price drop for 980x?

post #1 of 20
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Can wait to see a price drop for i7 980x ... join me in waiting line.
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Maby by the time of ivy bridge, but intel are greedy bastar... you know what I mean
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It's not going to drop. It will die at $1000.
     
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post #4 of 20
Doubt it ever will. You'll be waiting for a while.
Just buy used. There is your price drop.
post #5 of 20
Intel never sold an extreme edition for under $1000

They may drop the price of i7 970 or they might release non-extreme i7-980 for cheaper price
post #6 of 20
It will probably drop when the 990x is released and they phase out the 980x
post #7 of 20
And Intel doesn't set the price.
The companies that sell them do, from what I have gathered.
post #8 of 20
i still see core 2 extremes for $500.. I don't think that it will go under $750
post #9 of 20
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
And Intel doesn't set the price.
The companies that sell them do, from what I have gathered.
Intel sets prices.

It says so right here on the "Processor Price List": http://www.intc.com/pricelist.cfm

You can sell under the price if you want.... but this is what Intel charges per 1000 CPUs.
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post #10 of 20
Probably will never drop. It'll be phased out @ $999 even as the 990x rolls in @ $999.

Find a friend (that's a member of the Intel Retail Edge program) and bribe him.
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