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posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 2:31a
Can we price match to Staples if they have it in stock?
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 3:49a
is this B&M only or can i order this online too?
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 4:40a
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 9:37a
Isn't this a great price? Micro Center is $249. Any opinions?
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 10:13a
Yes, this is the best price to date on this particular processor. I don't need a GPU onboard, since I always use a discreet card, but if you don't play a lot of hard core games, this should be just fine.
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 11:36a
I hate these Fry's and Microcenter in store only deals. They're all over FW, and no BM anywhere near Tampa, FL. Anybody had any success pricematching?
caddude said: Isn't this a great price? Micro Center is $249. Any opinions? It's a good price, especially for a new build and if you can avoid sales tax. For an upgrade, maybe, maybe not. From an i5, probably not.
Senior Member - 2K
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 2:21p
feel said: Amazon SAME PRICE Where? I just look for it and not even close.
ElGuache said: feel said: Amazon SAME PRICE Where? I just look for it and not even close. I think he spotted the flaw in @Amazon search feature. Search returns shit results. He thought the 3570k was the 3770k. Happens to me every time I search Amazon.com. HATE Amazon's search.
posted: Dec. 25, 2013 @ 8:38p
I bought stuff on Amazon on accident due to their "enhanced search" (read broken) features.
posted: Dec. 27, 2013 @ 2:07a
I'd be in for one, but nearest Fry's with this in stock for pickup is 597.27mi away. The nearest B&M is 344.93mi (but unavailable). Think in this case it would be cheaper to pay the $249 at Micro Center, but even than it's still 93.4mi away. Pft I'd pay Fry's $250 for it, ship it to my house, and keep the change.
Senior Member - 1K
posted: Dec. 27, 2013 @ 12:22p
I've been using one of these for over a year and it is a great CPU. Coupled with a GTX 670 4GB it runs pretty much everything I throw at it at greater than acceptable frame rates. I'm running this with 16GB of Corsair Vengeance which I found a deal on here for before last friday. Well, 12GB of the kit plus I had to get one more stick. Pretty good computer with solid state drives.
It's a good cpu for coders too because it has a lot of new technology built in that intel is putting in processors from Ivy Bridge forward, such as the true random number generator based on thermal dynamics.
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