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FiXT February 14, 2011 11:02 AM

Intel Juggles Pricing of LGA 1366 Core i7 Processors in Lieu of Sandy Bridge
 
With many consumers currently sitting on the fence about whether to wait for the re-release of Sandy Bridge or simply purchase an aging LGA 1366 socket system, Intel has restructured the pricing of its Core i7 LGA 1366 line as well as introducing a new extreme flagship chip.Welcome the newCore i7-990X Extreme Edition behemoth, a six-core processor ... [ Read full article ]

botat29 February 14, 2011 11:05 AM

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Originally Posted by FiXT (Post 485627)
Welcome the newCore i7-990X Extreme Edition behemoth, a six-core pr... [ Read full article ]


mine is ordered since 9:00 am this morning

Newegg.ca - Intel Core i7-990X Extreme Edition Nehalem 3.46GHz 6 x 256KB L2 Cache 12MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Six-Core Desktop Processor BX80613I7990X

mikellini February 14, 2011 12:23 PM

oooo the 970 is almost affordable!

Crandall February 14, 2011 12:24 PM

I'm down for a cheaper i7 970.

bvsbutthd101 February 14, 2011 12:42 PM

glad to see intel lowering their prices, but that 970 is still out of my price range ):

YukonTrooper February 14, 2011 12:45 PM

Some LGA1156 drops would be even better. :whistle:

mikellini February 14, 2011 01:04 PM

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Originally Posted by YukonTrooper (Post 485671)
Some LGA1156 drops would be even better. :whistle:

Not likely

trayton February 14, 2011 01:04 PM

amazing how fast they are moving with CPU's lately and retiring other ones etc...

enaberif February 14, 2011 01:15 PM

The whole fiasco with the sandy bridge has put the older i3/5/7 in demand again so naturally pricing is going to have to change.

boggtrotter59 February 14, 2011 01:33 PM

I7 970 price is tempting but still too expensive IMO... If they were $500. or less I might consider it...


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