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[US] i7 3770K - $60 + Shipping (Intel Retail Edge)

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Know anybody working in retail?

https://retailedge.intel.com/_layouts/Login.aspx




If anyone can get a hold of one for me, I'd be forever grateful. (finders fee type thing - I'd be more than willing to pay extra)

Shipping costs are:

-$11.50 USD to the continental United States

-$30.00 USD to Hawaii and Alaska

-$36.00 USD to Canada

-$36.00 USD to Puerto Rico

You must work for one of these companies to get the deal:

The 2013 List of Approved Retail Chains:
AARON'S
ABC WAREHOUSE
ABT ELECTRONICS
ACTIONLINK
ADORAMA
ALTEX ELECTRONICS
AMERICAN
APPLE RETAIL STORE
ASN DEPOT
AT&T
B&H PHOTO VIDEO & PRO AUDIO
BCOM COMPUTER CENTRE
BEST BUY (CANADA)
BEST BUY (USA)
BEST BUY MOBILE
BJ'S WHOLESALE CLUB
BRANDSMART USA
CANADA COMPUTERS
CDW
CDW CALL CENTERS
CENTRAL COMPUTERS
COMPUTER STOP
CONN'S
COSTCO
CYBERPOWER
DATAVISION
DELL
DELL - MDM
DELL EXPERIENCE CENTER
DIGILINK COMPUTERS
DIRECTRON
ELECTRONIC EXPRESS
FAMSA
FRY'S ELECTRONICS
FUTURE SHOP
GATEWAY
GEEK SQUAD
HHGREGG
HP
HP-HHO
HP-SMB
HSN
IBUYPOWER
INSIGHT
INSIGHT CALL CENTERS
INTREX
J&R MUSIC AND COMPUTER WORLD
KEHTRON COMPUTERS
LA CURACAO
LENOVO
LENOVO HQ
LONDON DRUGS
MARKETSOURCE – HP
MARKETSTAR – HP
MARKETSTAR – SONY
MDG COMPUTERS CANADA
MEMORY EXPRESS
MICRO CENTER
MICROBYTES
MICROSOFT STORE
MILWAUKEE PC
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NCIX.COM/NETLINK COMPUTER
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NEWEGG
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PC CONNECTION
PC LAPTOPS
PCM
PC VILLAGE
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SONY
SONY FACTORY OUTLET
STAPLES
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TECH ADVANCED COMPUTERS
THE SOURCE
TELUS
TigerDirect.com Retail Store
TigerDirect.com Call Center
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So, what qualifies one for "Rock Legend" status? I also wonder what is needed for proof of where you are employed.
 
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I believe you need to do an online training course to get rock legend.
Apparently, you can get rockstar in about 10 hours - They changed the system and it takes over a month to become a rockstar now :(
Producer takes about 2 hours.

I am not sure what proof they require, most probably a payslip or contract.
 
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I work at Costco, but I was never told I could get a discount on anything like this. Is it just one discount per person? Because I wouldn't mind upgrading to a 3930k at that price.
 

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It looks like they want to offload the old models before Haswell comes in. Still a great offer if you can get it, though.
 
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At those prices I'd pay the person double and they can pocket the rest.
 
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I work at Costco, but I was never told I could get a discount on anything like this. Is it just one discount per person? Because I wouldn't mind upgrading to a 3930k at that price.
Just one per person. But if you have any friends that would be willing to get me one, I'd love one. I'd also, obviously send a little extra for the trouble.

I added a link to the OP along with Shipping prices
 
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Is the limit one or one per deal #?
 
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Must find someone.
 
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argh, changed jobs recently but i use to work retail, but sadly my account isn't verified anymore

(you needed to verify every year.)
 

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I'd be willing to take one of these off someone's hands for a generous gratuity. If you can get one and have a decent heatware record, PM me.
 
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lol i know about 20 different people that work at about 18 of those stores.
 

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^i know right?
 

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Don't know how TPU handles this, but purchasing these for a reason other than personal use (as in to resell for profit), is a violation of Intel's ToS. Similar to how ES samples are not supposed to be sold, etc.

Usually TPU doesn't tolerate blatant violations of ToS, so it would be great if one of the moderators or W1zzard could clarify whether asking people here in a thread to source one for you is acceptable or not.
 

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Just don't do it on the forum. :)
 

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Don't know how TPU handles this, but purchasing these for a reason other than personal use (as in to resell for profit), is a violation of Intel's ToS.
Intel's restriction is yet another example of a big corporation trying to curtail your first sale rights, by the looks of it. You bought it retail, how the hell do they have the right to say not to resell it at any price you want? :rolleyes:

Note I'm not advocating using tpu as a commercial platform - that's definitely against the rules. You can sell it on ebay though.
 
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I have a buddy that works at wal mart but he cant figure out what they mean by ID # when he trys to make an account
 
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If he works a register his number should appear on the receipts from his register when on duty.
 
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w00t?
intel you little f!@&%! i could ki!%§($§"( your little Ba!§%/("")"!

i paid 180€ for a i5 3570K in europe, are you retarted or what?
How come a normal firm sells stuff this cheap? Even if they are on the retail shelves, just drop the price there instead of burning them on some shady backyardstyle deal!

these are i7! Me want one so badly!! arg
 
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My brother in law works at The Source, maybe i'll hit him up :p
 
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w00t?
intel you little f!@&%! i could ki!%§($§"( your little Ba!§%/("")"!

i paid 180€ for a i5 3570K in europe, are you retarted or what?
How come a normal firm sells stuff this cheap? Even if they are on the retail shelves, just drop the price there instead of burning them on some shady backyardstyle deal!

these are i7! Me want one so badly!! arg
They are reward for retail employees that take Intel sales courses. The first level course is pretty easy.

It's kind of like a bribe to get retail staff on intel hardware, they are then more likely to recommend Intel CPUs.
 
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lol i know about 20 different people that work at about 18 of those stores.
I know about 18 differenct people that work at 40 of those companies :p

Really, though, do know some peeps from PC Connection.
 
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It's called the Intel Retail Edge Program.

A buddy of mine is in it and gets all the goodies from Intel for super cheap. The "status's" are for members that have invested time, money, and drank from the eternal Intel dispensary of knowledge(aka you have to watch videos on Intel stuff).
 

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