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Intel Core i7 990X Still Popular?

This is a silly question for someone in my position I know, but looking at my sales records, I have to ask.............

Are there people out there still interested in these CPU's? I have found performance is excellent & reliability unmatched so far (I've been running my main rig with this CPU for the last 2 years, and it has never shut down, never over heated, never lagged etc).

Your thoughts people?

Anyone looking to upgrade to this CPU?
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  1. Hi there!

    I bought this CPU instead of 2600K one year ago, as I had had LGA 1366 board already with i7-950. It was easier and cheaper for me rather than building the new system based on 1155 board. (although it cost me 6000 swedish krona = 600 Euro)
    And i'm not going to swap it, for the next 5 years.
    It's the beast.
  2. If you have one, it's still a very high performing CPU. I wouldn't be in any hurry to upgrade.

    But for a new build, well the new socket 1155 i7 processors are half the price and perform better using less power. So I can't see anyone using it for a new system.
  3. The Twelve is right on this CPU. I wouldnt be looking to upgrade from it at this time but if I were looking to build a new system I would be looking at Intel® Core™ i5-3570K for a gaming system, or the Intel Core i7-3770K for a media creation system.
  4. Ok yeah that's what I thought........ What if I could up the stakes......... and say I can sell them BNIB (Factory Sealed, with warranty) for less than half the price of the few rare ones that grace eBay, say $600 ???

    On top of that, what if I said I have over 5000 of them?

    I also have a whole stack of i5-2500K's in stock, but I can't get my hands on either i5-3570K or i7-3770K in the numbers that I deal with :??:
  5. If it was priced cheaper than getting an i7-2600 or 3700 and a new motherboard, then you'd be providing a great upgrade path for all those socket 1156 owners out there.
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    6 cores and 12 threads kick 4 cores and 8 threads @$$ in multithreaded programs.
  7. twelve25 said:
    If it was priced cheaper than getting an i7-2600 or 3700 and a new motherboard, then you'd be providing a great upgrade path for all those socket 1156 owners out there.



    With the i7 990X's they are socket 1366 that I have in stock, and I could probably go as low as $399 each but that would be it, I have already lost money on them & simply wish to try to recoup some of that loss.

    With the i5-2500K's they are socket 1155 and I have them at $220, as well as i5-2300 for $190, i5-2310 for $205, i5-2400 for $215 & i7-2600 for $225

    Socket 1156 I can supply in i5-650 for $185, i5-660 for $207, i5-680 for $254, i5-650 for $206, i7-860 for $260 & i7-870 for $240

    Cheapest i7-2600 I found on eBay is $275

    So all in all I can't understand why my sales are so low :heink:
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