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Intel's eagerly anticipated Core i7 series of processors have hit retail channels today, with top online and ground stores in the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe listing the processors. This, a day in advance, with the company slating the launch for November 17 originally. The Core i7 is the poster-boy for Intel's Nehalem microprocessor architecture. It is a quad-core 8-threaded processor featuring 256 KB L2 caches per core, with shared 8 MB L3 cache. Some of the listings for the processors are as follows:

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Will add to the post as I find more listings. Feel free to post your finds.
 

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The prices in europe are far more than the conversion of usa prices into euros/pounds he means.
 

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DO NOT BUY ANYTHING CORE i7 FROM OVERCLOCKERS UK!

I nearly made that mistake when ordering all my stuff on friday, SCAN.CO.UK is around £20-£30 cheaper on EVERYTHING! :D Just wanted to save some people a bob or two! The other thing is if you have 10 posts or more on AVFORUMS you get free postage at scan :D


CPUs,
SCAN: £259 - £892

MOBOs
SCAN: £205 - £309

The cheapest store for Nehalem in the UK is DinoPC with a 920 for just £230 + P&P. Thats £29 cheaper than SCAN and £46 cheaper than overclockersUK!
 
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The prices in europe are far more than the conversion of usa prices into euros/pounds he means.
Oh. Blame the import-duties your governments set, not Intel. Intel sells its stuff in stocks of 2000 / 4000 unit quantities each for the same rate to all countries (before the import-duties / excise, local taxes spoil the party).
 

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Oh. Blame the import-duties your governments set, not Intel. Intel sells its stuff in stocks of 2000 / 4000 unit quantities each for the same rate to all countries (before the import-duties / excise, local taxes spoil the party).
intel parts tend to be higher in price than others, there was probably only 1 time where i seen AMD parts Higher than Intels and that was During the 754 and 939 Era of CPUs.
 

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intel parts tend to be higher in price than others, there was probably only 1 time where i seen AMD parts Higher than Intels and that was During the 754 and 939 Era of CPUs.
No. It's the same with prettymuch everything. I got my X4 9750 from EU for €150 (and that's the lowest price I could find there when I bought it).
 

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::drool:: I wish AMD would release Deneb early. Looks like some awesome stuff from Intel.
 
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Remember folks, you need an aftermarket cooler for stock speeds and water cooling to do any OCing LOL.

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The thing is Germany is cheap compared to other countries. You see my point?
Can't you buy your stuff from there? I think HOH does ship to RO.
 
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Oh. Blame the import-duties your governments set, not Intel. Intel sells its stuff in stocks of 2000 / 4000 unit quantities each for the same rate to all countries (before the import-duties / excise, local taxes spoil the party).
Thats not really true, At least im speaking for my country Australia.

Before this economic crysis BS started the Aussie dollar was worth about the same as a US dollar, about 95 cents. So we have been paying about the same price (give or take $10) for computer components.

About a month ago the Aussie dollar dipped to 70 US cents, and a $200 CPU is now closer to $300. So any duties/taxes doesnt really come into it where i live.
 

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Intel sells its stuff at the same price (in USD) to channel vendors. The fact that AUD dipped against USD makes USD more expensive, right? count that as a ~30% fall, and now, your CPU is ~33% more, since your channel vendors pay ~33% more AUD in conversions to USD.
 
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Price drops on the good procies here we come :D
 

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when u guys are selling ur P45's let me know :)
 
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Oh, my.... I'm really googling over ALL of this... Now, it makes me wish I stayed with the last company that took over our kitchen... Then I'd be getting the system in a few weeks... But, no more bonus's... Good thing my birthday and Christmas is close together... Lol..
Great News Bta. I'm So stoked! Woot!
 
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Oh, my.... I'm really googling over ALL of this... Now, it makes me wish I stayed with the last company that took over our kitchen... Then I'd be getting the system in a few weeks... But, no more bonus's... Good thing my birthday and Christmas is close together... Lol..
Great News Bta. I'm So stoked! Woot!
But you already have a superior system...
 
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But you already have a superior system...
Yeah, your right. I do have a superior system, but I'm thinking of giving this one to my father and mother for her Photo's and what not, and then getting me something new.