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Intel Cuts Prices of Core i7-2600K and i7-2700K

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  1. btarunr

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    With the obvious intention of clearing out inventories of previous-generation Core i7-2600K and Core i7-2700K "Sandy Bridge" processors, Intel decided to cut prices of these chips. The cuts aren't exactly significant, but just enough to restore the two models' price-performance ratios post-Ivy Bridge. The Core i7-2600K gets a price cut of around 10€, sending it down to 255-260€. The Core i7-2700K, on the other hand, got a price cut of 15€, sending its price down to around 275€.

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    for me price cut its 30 or 40 € not 10 or 15 its a joke?
     
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    10 euro's isn't even 2 beer's! Damn you intel
     
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    Protest!! :mad:
     
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    Don't buy ;)

    I'm waiting for next gen, what's it called, Haswell?
     
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    I just hope it's a significant improvement over the SBs and not some marginal improvement like the IBs :shadedshu.
     
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    I'm happy with my sub 500$ 3820 + ASUS X79 combo
     
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    Lol Look what I'm running now, think it is safe to say I'll see an improvement :)

    I don't understand people who upgrade every 6 month's and complain about small perf gain's :confused:
     
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    Well i hope they throw hyperthreading out of the equation. They can instead design something else which might work. Like Bulldozer with proper implementation because bulldozer has a lot of potential but AMD just wasted it.
     
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    what socket Intel intend to use for Haswell? is it going to be 1155? if yes its going to be worth the wait, else just buy a 2700K and a 1155 board, its going to be worth more than the IVB setup, since the heat dissipation in IVB is a problem.
     
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    who cares. 10eur = nothing for me
     
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    :roll::banghead: gotta go outside for some air
     
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    its 10 euro and you get a bye bye sandy t-shirt from your "friendly" corporation so dont say intel didnt do anything for you :)
     
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    Yay now 2600k where i live its "just'' 290€ but no 2500k price cut?
     
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    You think you'll see an improvement? Look at what I'm running!
    I don't get it either. Every couple of years is enough to keep up for me. But if you're enthusiest and need the latest and greatest, then yeah, I can see why they are disappointed, but really, I didn't expect much of an improvement going to a new manufacturing process. Haswell will improve on that to what people would expect :)
     
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    It's not a price cut, it's an insult.
     
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    dude, what country are you living in?? Here the beer is less than 1 Euro and best of Europe (CZ) :toast::toast:
     
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    I was really hoping for some significant price drops on these chips. Grr.
     
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    What, you would have rather not have a price cut?
     
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    been to Rota Spain once, sold a local spanish beer there. It was leaps and bounds better than corona, which they also sold.
     
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    given the minor improvement of IVB im surprised they didn't INCREASE the price :nutkick:
     
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    Already went 3770K, arriving May Day. still shaky.
     
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    Seeing as most game's these day's are console port's the need for the absolute best hardware is not so much, all you need is a decent amount of RAM and a good GFX card and you are pretty much set to have same or better performance than a console ;) If all you do is game anyways.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haswell_(microarchitecture)

    I was being sarcastic, sorry :eek: I should have added the :rolleyes: at the end of my comment. How much is a pint of beer where you live? Not a 250ml glass, i'm no lady :p

    Corona is p1ss in a bottle! How they even call it beer is beyond me! Like most successfull businesses they have a great marketing department so ;)

    Why so serious? With the 10 euro saved i'll buy you and me a beer! Deal? Plus a tip for the waitress :)

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