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E4300 price a little high ?

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January 26, 2007 12:02:36 PM

I thought that this cpu was going to be cheaper than wat it is any ideas on when the price of these will come down.

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January 26, 2007 12:08:05 PM

Beginning of Q2> March month (The Spring Collection: By Intel)
Intel and E-tailer's and Retailers will charge a premium onn this baby until the E6300-E6400 Stocks are sliced down.
January 26, 2007 12:27:43 PM

Cool thanks. Now all i have to do is decide on whether or not im gioing to wait until march to buy one of these.
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January 26, 2007 12:54:28 PM

The Price is only going to drop down 30-50$ lower than what most Stores are selling them for currently. Well 50$ is a lot, considering the Chip is only worth under 200$. that's a good 20% I guess.
January 26, 2007 1:07:30 PM

right and i would basically only be waiting a month since Jan. is almost over
January 26, 2007 1:08:22 PM

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I thought that this cpu was going to be cheaper than wat it is any ideas on when the price of these will come down.


I don't know when the price will come down... but I will only buy this processor for overclocking. From the anandtech.com article I saw this processor could keep in stride with the top of the line Core 2 Duo's (dual core) while on air cooling... not bad for a sub 200 dollar processor.
I thought about buying one for myself as OEM then purchasing a new cooler.

If I were going to purchase any other processor I would look at e6300 or e6400.
January 26, 2007 1:25:41 PM

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ragekage18 wrote:
I thought that this cpu was going to be cheaper than wat it is any ideas on when the price of these will come down.



I don't know when the price will come down... but I will only buy this processor for overclocking. From the anandtech.com article I saw this processor could keep in stride with the top of the line Core 2 Duo's (dual core) while on air cooling... not bad for a sub 200 dollar processor.
I thought about buying one for myself as OEM then purchasing a new cooler.

If I were going to purchase any other processor it would be the e6300 or e6400


This cpu teamed up with my abit board should prove to be a good OCing
setup. I currently have ddr2 667 ram and the e4300 will put less stress on it and my FSB because it is running at FSB 800 mhz, unlike the e6300 that runs at the 1066 mhz. I to would like to buy the oem version because i already have a decent air cooler in the Zalman 9500
January 27, 2007 2:26:49 AM

Right now Fry's Electronics is selling the E4300 with a cheapo ECS mobo for $150! I'm ticked because I bought an OEM one from them last weekend for 170 (I'm not very interested in going back and trying to talk my way into 20 bucks and a crappy mobo, hehe). This price will probably be around for a while, because their ECS mobo combos are always on sale at around the same prices. If it is on sale at that price where you reside, you should go get it and sell the mobo for 20-30 on ebay. Less taxes, you could come up on a fantastic CPU for roughly $120! It's a fantastic CPU for my needs, and it is easy to squeeze extra juice out of (OC).
January 27, 2007 3:50:20 AM

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I thought that this cpu was going to be cheaper than wat it is any ideas on when the price of these will come down.

All these new CPU's are expensive when first released.

So are the 965 MB's. Look how much cheaper the 945's are.

Have you thought of buying a new MB and installing the E6320 when it arrives in about a months time?
January 27, 2007 1:43:53 PM

unlucky for me i guess but i dont have a fry's were i live or i would definently do this and sell the MOBO

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ragekage18 wrote:
I thought that this cpu was going to be cheaper than wat it is any ideas on when the price of these will come down.


All these new CPU's are expensive when first released.

So are the 965 MB's. Look how much cheaper the 945's are.

Have you thought of buying a new MB and installing the E6320 when it arrives in about a months time?


if you look in my sig I have the abit aw9d - max. I hope i wouldnt have to buy a new mobo to suport that cpu you are talking about.
January 27, 2007 11:05:36 PM

You're good with that mobo and a 6320.
January 27, 2007 11:58:19 PM

yeah man i know i am thanks for the confirmation though. I would hate to think that a aboard that supports the quads couldnt cupport a revamped allendale
January 28, 2007 2:31:42 AM

yeah i like the asrock dual vista board. I used one o f htem in a build that i did for a buddy of mine. seemed to be a pretty stable board and alowed him to use an older gfx card.
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