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Intel CPU Prices not dropping

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July 23, 2008 9:24:06 PM

Hi,

I'm going to buy a new system based on E8400. Recently I've red an article on THW called Intel Fine Tunes Processor Pricing, Increases Pressure On AMD saying that the E8500 price dropped by 31%! Now I can't see any price drops in the UK. How much does it usually take to effect (UK) market, I don't have any experience following these changes...
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July 23, 2008 9:35:02 PM

It will take a few days for it to take effect. That and if the demand gets too high then they will stay a bit higher until the places recieve new stock.

Be patient.
July 24, 2008 8:27:17 AM

they did the day it was released sometimes people rush and buy and they go back up
i saw the e8500 at 199 at new egg on sunday - i think it was sunday
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July 24, 2008 9:16:17 AM

I bought a 8500 on tuesday for £115, so if you look the prices have dropped (independant computer store in the town I work in)
July 24, 2008 12:21:30 PM

Thank you guys for info.

I'm looking at internet shops like ebuyer.com or amazon.co.uk . They still keep high prices. Maybe I could by it in the same shop, are you in London?
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