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post #11 of 94
So the only difference this has from the 980x is a +10 to the name and a measly .16Ghz clock increase? -,-

The only thing thats right about this are the price drops for the other processors...
post #12 of 94
The 970 dropped to $583 -- if I hadn't moved on to SB I would definitely jump at this. I've got a HAF 932 sitting in my room waiting for 2011 too, so it looks like no discounted 970 for me.

Link: Tech Report
Edited by thecyb0rg - 2/14/11 at 9:02am
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post #13 of 94
This price cut is to countermeasure AMD Bulldozer? no way Intel would just cut their own cpu cuz of their own SB Cpu
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maybe sales are low at the moment for 1366 socket.. what better way to gain more people with price cuts

im considering a i7 970.. but with my temp troubles atm i dont know
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post #15 of 94
Anyone wanna buy a 950 off of me...tongue.gif Looks like I am going to be ordering a 970..

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Please dont actually send me PM's I will post this in the for sale section when that time comes.
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I feel bad for those who just spend a boatload on a 970 recently... still, good news for those who haven't.
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post #17 of 94
Still with the AMD Phenom X6 1100. Money is more important in today's economy.

Also...

A wise person once said
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Sure, it makes a difference if all you do is jack off to benchmarks all day, but with real life gaming and normal computing, there is almost no difference.

Well it went something like that.
post #18 of 94
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Originally Posted by Asus11;12382744 
maybe sales are low at the moment for 1366 socket.. what better way to gain more people with price cuts

im considering a i7 970.. but with my temp troubles atm i dont know

My 970 runs cooler than my 930. Despite it being hex-core the 32 nm vs 45 nm difference is a major step in regards of how cool the processor runs.
post #19 of 94
I seriously just bought a 3550....you have got to be kidding me.
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Imagine 22nm.
     
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