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post #11 of 16
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Yes. Idra has a rig named after a terran unit's ability.

No.. I just name myself after him because his name is provocative in that many dislike him. I also like how it sounds.
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post #12 of 16
The reason is that there is still huge demand for them in businesses and schools etc therefore to keep stock up the prices go up. The same applies to ddr2 RAM.
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post #13 of 16
Idra's pretty kewl. Not to mention he's a pretty good Zerg too. Is he S-ranked on Korean servers?

Anyway, C2Ds are still expensive because a lot of people still buy it, especially on countries that are not as technologically advance as some.

And because Intel CPU prices don't drop. Unless there's a sale
    
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post #14 of 16
I wish prices would drop on the C2Q Q9550. I'd upgrade to that and get enough of a boost in multi-threaded games to hold off on an upgrade to a new socket. Throw in a single GTX 570 and I'd be set.
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How about going Sandy Bridge? 2500k is, in my opinion, a pretty powerful chip. But there aren't any 1155 boards up for sale, maybe until the chipset is fixed
    
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People Still but 775 CPU's

Like me..
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