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    News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    Budgeting for your Core i7 upgrade? Corsair will be offering 3GB and 6GB DDR3 kits priced at £109.99 and £209.99, respectively.
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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    Am I that out of touch with the market prices that £183 squid for 6gig seems absolutely crazy for DDR3 ? :S

    If I was a little bit more impulsive I'd be ordering now.
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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    It does seem a little on the cheap side.. maybe this'll widen adoption of Core i7 and so bring prices a bit more mainstream!

    I live in hope.

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    this is only 1333 thats why it is so cheap.

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    Scan have Corsair's 4GB 1333mhz kit for about £120. Add £60 for the third module and it looks like they're roughly in line with current pricing.

    You'd be a mug to buy now, pricing should drop pretty sharply once more companies jump on the Nehalem bandwagon and manufacturing ramps up for the early adopters.

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by Lanky123 View Post
    You'd be a mug to buy now, pricing should drop pretty sharply once more companies jump on the Nehalem bandwagon and manufacturing ramps up for the early adopters.
    And when will that be? jan? feb? thats time im going to upgrade

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    or skip i7 and wait for the 32nm processors later next year/early 2010 (core 3?)

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by magneticman View Post
    or skip i7 and wait for the 32nm processors later next year/early 2010 (core 3?)
    and u really think core 3 will be cheaper when it first comes out? LOL its the same cycle mate, anything new is always expensive then when its a few months old.

    a 280gtx was going for £400+ when it was first released. now look at the price now

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    i wasn't really thinking about price, i just think the westmere cpus will be a better choice for the money.

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    I think Core 25 will be better value for money. 25 cores ftw!

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    and u really think core 3 will be cheaper when it first comes out? LOL its the same cycle mate, anything new is always expensive then when its a few months old.

    a 280gtx was going for £400+ when it was first released. now look at the price now
    actually, the gtx would most likely be the same price if ati didnt pull a quick one. Nvidia halfed the costs and that just shows they were milking it at first which is quite right since early adaptors should pay a premium. The I7 will be expensive since it isnt competeing with anythung apart from itself, nvidia sat on same tech waiting for ati and intel are doing it differently which means they will stay top for awhile unless amd pull another .
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    Trust me, go into any local club and shout "I've got dual Nehalem Xeons" and all of the girls will practically collapse on the spot at the thought of your e-penis

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    Re: News - Corsair announces XMS DDR3 memory for Intel Core i7

    So.. it looks like memory bandwidth is the new Ghz.
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