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1 year ago#12
KingTremolo posted...
I have an 840 lying around. Not sure if it actually works, but I'd mail it for free if I could find it.

EDIT: Found it. If you want I'd send it, if postage isn't too bad.


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1 year ago#13
Sadly people must buy them for these high prices for them to always be listed that high.
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1 year ago#14
I think it's the same with the core2quads. people will do almost anything not to rip a board out
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1 year ago#15
Check your local listings for used ones. I sold my 965 for $60 after I upgraded to an 8350 just to get rid of it. There were a few others on there too like the 940.
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1 year ago#16
computer components follow the U curve.

starts off expensive, goes down in price as demand goes down. supplies start to dry up and go back up in price.

or the price just falls off a cliff.
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1 year ago#17
Damn, Phenom II. That brings me back five years. As another user mentioned, check craigslist or ebay. I just sold a Phenom II 965 rig a few months ago for about $450 out the door. If I had to part out the PC instead of selling it whole, I probably would have sold the CPU for $50-60.
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1 year ago#18
That's why I always am opposed to skimping on the CPU for gaming builds. Even multiple years afterwards, it costs much to upgrade the CPU.
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1 year ago#19
That's kinda what sucks with me. I have a 965, dont wanna upgrade my mobo because it would cost over $400 between a new mobo, CPU, and new windows. I'd almost consider an X6 if it were cheap enough and it were close to a holiday season where I could afford to put money out for it.
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1 year ago#20
I just upgraded from a Phenom II 940 to Haswell about six months ago, talk about a night and day difference.
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