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Intel to Release Core i7 990X Extreme Edition Six-Core Processor in Q4 2010

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If the 970 is priced at $500 I would consider buying it.

I paid $300 for my 920 DO so for one hundred more per core it isn't that bad of a deal.
 
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I think they'll stop making the 980x when the 990x comes out.
 

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Nice! :D

Should be able exchange my 980X with a little extra cash for a 990X :D
Can I ask why ? Same CPU probably 200mhz faster thats all.
 
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Can I ask why ? Same CPU probably 200mhz faster thats all.
Yeah epically when both have unlocked multipliers so I doubt you're going get amazingly higher OC results. Unless they make it a new rev.
 

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Can I ask why ? Same CPU probably 200mhz faster thats all.
Usually EE processors never go above $1000. So im guessing there will be like a $100 or even lesser gap between the two in different online shopping sites.

But on a serious note, i was kidding about exchanging my processor. My next upgrade is going to be in like 2012 or something lol. :laugh:
 

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Usually EE processors never go above $1000. So im guessing there will be like a $100 or even lesser gap between the two in different online shopping sites.
Yes, in online stores that will be so when they still have 980X stock to get rid of. But 990X is intended to replace 980X. So it will be priced at the same $999 (in 1K quantity), with a likely Newegg.com price of $1099.