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Sandy Bridge-E core i7 3960X Engineering Sample - worth it?

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September 22, 2012 11:53:13 AM

I see this offer on ebay for a 3960X for $478, its an engineering sample, is it worth considering over the 3930x for about $550?
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September 22, 2012 12:42:42 PM

No, ES chips should not be sold on to the general public,
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September 22, 2012 8:27:23 PM

is $70 worth giving up your warranty and possibly getting a buggy ES chip?
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September 22, 2012 8:42:25 PM

@popatim the 3960x sells for $1000+ bro... so $522 to give up warranty and a buggy chip is what lured me in and confused me :D 
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