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good news for intel & AMD fanboys...and consumers

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by dirtyferret, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. dirtyferret

    dirtyferret New Member

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    assuming the story is true

    Intel lines up 2500k/2600k price cuts to welcome FX
    http://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/jules/intel-lines-up-2500k2600k-price-cuts-to-welcome-fx/

    for intel fan boys; they get cheaper processors if they have been holding off upgrades

    for AMD fan boys; looks like Intel is confirming the BD-FX line will give the intel SB line a run for its money in performance

    for consumers; more options and lower costs!

    been a while since Intel dropped prices due to AMD competition
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    We will find out in 16 days...
     
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    I had a Sandy setup, it was so bloody quick. However, I'm still going to see what BD brings as I can kind of upgrade on the cheap with my current budget setup.
     
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    Agreed.... I own a SB setup now and you are right it is freaking fast. But I am holding out on any high end purchases right now just to see what BD brings. If it is good enough.... I might be going AMD for a little while.
     
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    AMD64+ days yahoo,Now to save my pennies and upgrade in a month.
     
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    go go go AMD!
     
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    Pure speculation. Don't think Intel will cut any prices.
     

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