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    New UK pricing for Q6600 filtering through already.

    Looks like Eclipse Computers are one of the first to pull the trigger with a price drop to £170.32. At this stage I think it is all still marketing brinkmanship and nothing will go out until next week.

    http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/prod...code=CPI-Q6600

    If anyone receives a reduced price Q6600 could they please post source, price and stepping here. I'm keen to find out if the quads with G0 stepping have hit the supply chain yet or am I likely to get an older B3 stepping in these early days. Anyone at Scan care to comment?

    Either way its all good.
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    according to posts on XS the retail (as opposed to the ES) GOs aren't doing any better than the older B3s

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    That is an amazingly good price. I wonder when other etailers will follow suit....?

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    £170 is tempting, was going to go for a Q6700 but thats a lot of power for the money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James Thorburn View Post
    £170 is tempting, was going to go for a Q6700 but thats a lot of power for the money.
    It was so tempting that I actually ordered one because I read "Normally in Stock" on their web site.

    Unfortunately "Normally in Stock" (I learnt when I phoned them) does not mean that they do indeed have it in stock, but that generally they do, and for this particular SKU they don't, but they expect to get it Monday or Tuesday, or sometimes next week.

    Lnz

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    So So tempting, now I cant go near scan till I get payed in four weeks damn upgrades.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorsson View Post
    Hehe, I get paid tomorrow....
    Well, if you get one, don't forget to post the stepping

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    Quote Originally Posted by lnz View Post
    It was so tempting that I actually ordered one because I read "Normally in Stock" on their web site.

    Unfortunately "Normally in Stock" (I learnt when I phoned them) does not mean that they do indeed have it in stock, but that generally they do, and for this particular SKU they don't, but they expect to get it Monday or Tuesday, or sometimes next week.

    Lnz
    Good luck ever seeing it or your money again! I, like many others, have had some really bad experiences with Eclipse Computers, they lie on their website about parts they have in stock, they'll send the wrong items and expect you to pay for the return postage, and even if you manage to get them to agree a refund, it takes the promise of court action before they'll deliver on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Good luck ever seeing it or your money again! I, like many others, have had some really bad experiences with Eclipse Computers, they lie on their website about parts they have in stock, they'll send the wrong items and expect you to pay for the return postage, and even if you manage to get them to agree a refund, it takes the promise of court action before they'll deliver on it.
    Thanks for the heads up.

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    just checked scan
    £176 @ SCAN

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    It's back up to £252.63 on Scan now.

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    that's been happening a lot today

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