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post #21 of 30
I don't think it is necessary the new B3 costing more but more so that it's not launch prices anymore. Sometimes it seems with graphics cards and new CPU platforms they launch them a little cheaper at first.
post #22 of 30
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There's a thread over @ overclockers forum about this, Ocuk claim the price hike is due to intels extra cost of repair which is passed down to the customer.

Thanks intel i love you
I call bull**** on his explaination...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...e=&srchInDesc=

these boards are still the same price as they old ones were... I don't see any change to their costs...
    
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post #23 of 30
yeah, they're on tigerdirect now too and it's the same price as b2..
post #24 of 30
the maximus iv went up by $5. I saw it on newegg for $359 pre-recall and i paid $364 for a b3.

i was happy to pay the extra $5 not to wait anymore for a board.
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I call bull**** on his explaination...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...e=&srchInDesc=

these boards are still the same price as they old ones were... I don't see any change to their costs...
Exactly my point the boards dont cost anymore it's just ocuk claim they had to up their prices due to manufacturing costs. Complete tosh!!!

You realise i was talking about overclockers uk? not newegg or anywhere else. Go take alook at their website and see for yourself.
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Exactly my point the boards dont cost anymore it's just ocuk claim they had to up their prices due to manufacturing costs. Complete tosh!!!

You realise i was talking about overclockers uk? not newegg or anywhere else. Go take alook at their website and see for yourself.
I understand that..
and I am simply just calling BS on his explanation on that message board as to why his prices are higher...

sorry if there was confusion there.
    
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I understand that..
and I am simply just calling BS on his explanation on that message board as to why his prices are higher...

sorry if there was confusion there.
Ah ok np
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Try eBuyer, Aria or Microcenter. OCUK are a set of pricks, imho.
    
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It's not the consumers fault that intel manufactured a defective chipset. Consumers dealt with the release boards being faulty. Now they have to deal with a small price hike in return of intel fixing the problem. I just bought a B3 board but, I shouldn't have to pay a small premium for it to work as it should have initially.
So long as I don't have to pay a penny for mine sorting I don't care.
    
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