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Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q8200 for $99.99 @ Microcenter (in store only)

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If only I lived in the states.

:(
 
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That is nice price and value. Just I don`t like the high FSB and low multi combination that comes with. For descent overclocking it needs expensive mobo.
 

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I only paid £95 for my quad back in the day!

You just gotta have sharp eyes for a bargain :D
Hey you! Don't knock my eyes, I managed to build a DDR3 based rig for £260.
 

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MUHAHAHAHHAA!

I'm planning on getting another 2GB of RAM along with a Q8200 next month - hopefully I'll have some kind relatives that'll send me some 'presents' that'll help towards funding the parts. The all I'll need is an SSD.

:D
 

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I don't think it's that great of a deal if you're planning on overclocking. With a 7x mult you'd need a motherboard that can hit 500fsb just to get to 3.5ghz.
 
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Yeah, it's a nice cheap quad if you don't mine the limits on overclocking. 2.8Ghz (400 x 7) is an easy hit, I did it on mine with a passive Scythe Ninja Rev B.
 

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Damn! It costs twice as much here, at my home. :(
 
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The Microcenter in Tustin, CA is always magically out of stock of whatever part is in these great sales, such as with this or with the i7 920 at $200.
 
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be better off picking up a Q6600, though this is one hell of a deal even for a cripple.
 

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out of stock in dallas damn it.
 
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Dang talk about a sweet deal. Yeah not the best quad out there but for $100 its a steal. Too bad none of you guys could get your hands on one.
 
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The Microcenter in Tustin, CA is always magically out of stock of whatever part is in these great sales, such as with this or with the i7 920 at $200.
Its back in Stock. They have 43 fresh in stock. Go grab it if you think its a good deal.:D
 
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imho if you want a good overclock on a low multiplier p35 is the best i plan on getting a Q8200 and running DDR2 1200mhz or so with 1:1 ratio [for maximum memory bandwidth] wish i had the money to get it right now
 
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#19
Hey you! Don't knock my eyes, I managed to build a DDR3 based rig for £260.
How is that board holding up?


Also and that is a good deal. Was thinking of going Quad but if i ever need the power i will just overclock this little fella.