AMD Slashes Phenom II CPU Prices Up to 15 Percent

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Athlonite

Who the fuck on here buys a 1000 cpu's at a time just to get one cheap ERM noone that's who this really doesn't mean prices for a single one is going to go down for us it just means the retailers will have more profit margin !!!!

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biggiebob12345

Good luck finding any of the 955's or 965's in stock at anywhere near those prices.

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Aulex

"including the A6-3620 ($09)" that's pretty cheap, i'll take 10 please

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reimermatt

I still am and will always be a AMD guy. Way cheaper and more bang for the buck. So please by all means make them even more affordable!!

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illusionslayer

I'll give you cheaper but do you still believe that AMD has the best bang for the buck?

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warptek2010

I'll back him up in that. I have the FX-8120 and am very satisfied with the performance of this chip thus far. I have OC'd it just to test it out and you know what... I backed it down to stock. It just is not needed for everyday computing. Stock is plenty fast enough. Others have stated that Bulldozer is a complete disappointment know their ass not from their elbow so go right ahead and feed the Dragon known as Intel.

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jsbollman

I completely agree. I've always been an AMD person so that being said I just built the Scorpius system. I can guarantee you it does more than I could ever ask for and runs way more efficient and didn't cost me half (exaggeration) of what an Intel based system would.

It runs very smooth too. I installed 107 updates when I got back up and running and honestly didn't even know (too lazy to create a backup image, I'd rather take twenty minutes and update). I'm not even OC'd yet. This chip and system blow my mind as far as performance. I will be an AMD consumer for life.

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iceman08

so, with the new price cuts, is Intel's core i5 series still the way to go for midrange gaming rigs?

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warptek2010

I'd get the Phenom II 1090 or 1100T or one of the mid to upper FX chips paired up with good 1600Mhz memory. I guarantee you will be satisfied.

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dgrmouse

Absolutely, without question. If an i5-2400 at ~$170 is too dear, then you're still better off w/ an i3 or Pentium. There is a much better upgrade path and, despite the frequent claims otherwise, 1155 motherboard prices are similar to AM2/3.

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