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|07-18-2011, 03:20 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Strawberry Plains, TN
Clanmate selling Core2 Duo E8600
The leader of the PC gaming clan I'm in is selling his Core2 Duo E8600 CPU. Here's his original post in the TKC forums.
Here's the original forum post:
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Last edited by TheCrimsonStar; 07-19-2011 at 02:45 AM.
|07-18-2011, 04:32 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Atlantic Canada
He's asking about 2x more than what that processor is worth. Newegg et al are not good gauges for pricing 3-year-old hardware. For the same price, you can get a current-gen model that'd be much faster clock-for-clock:
Or you could spend $40 more for a quad-core model that would be more than twice as powerful.
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|07-18-2011, 07:07 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2010
I am okay with paying maybe $80 to $120 for it but not $150. Thanks for the heads up on it but I will keep looking for a replacement CPU for my Core 2 board.
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