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Originally Posted by onoz View Post
If Bulldozer is able to meet or exceed expectations, then we can begin to hope for price drops.
rumors has it to be released earlier than expected..this i wanna see first before leaping..well 5.2ghz on air is unmistakeably drooling for a computing experience..

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prices will drop in a few months for sure.
sounds reassuring..

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My chip released and then discontinued at the same price. If AMD doesn't release something to compete with sandybridge then it might be the same story.
i am on the same boat mate..well at this rate how things move around..you might find yourself always drooling for new stuff..and then sends me back where i will "want" to use it..or see if the competitor has the guts to offer the same leap with cheap price..
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It is going to be a long time.The i5 760 and 750 are still holding strong.Really at least a year before maybe a 30.00 price drop.
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It is going to be a long time.The i5 760 and 750 are still holding strong.Really at least a year before maybe a 30.00 price drop.
not to mention that when the time it drops..it slowly nears its EOL..or suddenly looses support
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seriously?
this thing JUST came out
microcenter already gave out big fat price drops
MC gave a price drop to get you in the store, they took a loss on them initially. Tho not as much as you would expect. Also if you saw MC's stated price before discount they are higher than anyone else out there.

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After the experience I had at the Fairfax Va store. MC can go sit on a tree and spin. After I receive the 1 part from an internet order, they have lost 5 customers for life.
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I would just buy one now and make yourself happy.
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post #26 of 29
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
This.

Why do people even ask these questions? Go look at socket 775 CPU's on NewEgg and answer it for yourself.
Hmm I did look, and it seems you are completely wrong:

http://www.heise.de/preisvergleich/?...46570&age=2000


Edit: Actually all the CPUs mentioned in this thread dropped like crazy a few weeks after the release, after the initial drop slowly down or constant. So maybe it is worth waiting a few weeks, since we are in week 1 now.
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post #27 of 29
Expect maybe one drop in price, but the drop would be to about "MC levels" in terms of pricing. As for when this might be, I suspect it won't be for a LONG time, unless Bulldozer somehow makes Sandy Bridge look weak
post #28 of 29
Prices won't drop significantly. Maybe over time by 5-15% (barely anything really).

If anything I'd be looking at motherboard prices, as those might drop more easily (which is effectively still savings on the same build).
    
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please be never ^_^
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