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Old 09-28-2008, 03:09 PM   #1
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i was looking at a microcenter ad that starts this monday, and on the "Pre - Installed Bundles" section, i found something that caught my eye. The bundle was an Core 2 Duo E8400/XFX nForce 680i LT SLI motherboard for $209.99.
The problem is that its a "pre installed bundle" which i dont get what that means, and maybe have some hidden charges or something. But the E8400 costs $160, so wouldnt the board cost $50? which means the board is half price according to micro center.
Should i go with it?
i am also getting an Antec Basiq there as a PSU since they are selling them for $30.
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EDIT - to anyone with 680i chipsets.
how hot do they run?
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Old 09-29-2008, 01:07 PM   #2
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i am also getting an Antec Basiq there as a PSU since they are selling them for $30.
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Get it!! I wish we had a microcenter here. Seems like they have some good deals.
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Old 09-29-2008, 01:37 PM   #3
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check this out.
http://microcenter.com/single_produc...uct_id=0283887
im not sure if its a typo though, but thats cheap.
its a Q6600 and an XFX 680i LT for $209.99

but too bad they dont restock, and they ran out at the one near me.
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Good price. Sucks I dont have one of those around here.
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I have an XFX 680i LT with a C2D E7200 (45NM), it runs very nicely but for some reason overclocking is locked on my cpu :O
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In the UK, even if it is a typo, they "Have" to sell it, I think!
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In the UK, even if it is a typo, they "Have" to sell it, I think!
I'm pretty sure its the same way in the U.S. too.
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on their site, they said they are not responsible for Typography
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Did you buy it yet? if not get it!
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nah, they were sold out.
But i did buy an E7200, and the XFX 680i LT for $200.
i only spent half of my budget.
Which i think its better if something goes wrong, then i would have money to replace it instead of downgrading.
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