Originally Posted by Defoler
That is true.
Though the 10980XE on that metrics is 27.75$ per thread (giving props to AMD forcing intel to reduce the price). AMD are keeping 31.25$ per thread for that series (3970x-3990x).
Oh yes that is definitely so. And the market is getting healthier. I just wanted to point out that I still see it as good value and even better when compared to the 3970x (again, per thread) because it's still one CPU that fits into one socket.