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Old February 14, 2011, 11:02 AM
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Default 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 ]
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Old February 14, 2011, 11:05 AM
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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
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oooo the 970 is almost affordable!
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I'm down for a cheaper i7 970.
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glad to see intel lowering their prices, but that 970 is still out of my price range ):
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Some LGA1156 drops would be even better.
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Some LGA1156 drops would be even better.
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amazing how fast they are moving with CPU's lately and retiring other ones etc...
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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.
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I7 970 price is tempting but still too expensive IMO... If they were $500. or less I might consider it...
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