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post #1 of 28
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I've been reading alot of posts on here about Bulldozer. A lot of people are waiting for it to come out.

My question is, When bulldozer goes live, will that push the prices of the current X6 processors down in price?

If so, that might make for some good deals on X6 processors.

Just a thought.
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post #2 of 28
Hope so lol, I might just buy another X6 just for extreme 1.7V+ overclocking
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Intel prices dont go down.... Unless they don't sell upon release.

But if Bulldozer is THAT good.. Then I think prices might drop
    
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The only way Intel will lower it's prices is if AMD's product is so competitive that they have no choice.
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I doubt you will see a price drop at release on the x6... maybe after a few months once product starts to stagnate on the shelves...
 
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post #6 of 28
I agree. There will be a price drop, not initially but after few months (end of 2011?).

Here is the question: so what will be the new and lowered price for X6?
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post #7 of 28
I hope so, because I want to upgrade the desktop machine soon. If I was in the US, I would have did it a while ago, but the cost of everything in Canada is at least double, and without much actual selection. Americans have it so much easier when it comes to upgrades and equipment.
post #8 of 28
I hope it does, but AM3 will probably remain popular as a budget platform (i.e. Athlon II) even after the release of Llano.
post #9 of 28
one thing you can count on though is that if BD is all that everyone wants it to be expect it to cost $1k
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post #10 of 28
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one thing you can count on though is that if BD is all that everyone wants it to be expect it to cost $1k
No it won't........ People won't spend 1k for an AMD chip.....
    
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