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Thread: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

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    What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    For me it was an AMD 3500+ 64bit socket 939 I paid £250 for it in 2004.

    Edit: I think it was £250, Main has got me thinking now! :S
    Last edited by Sputnik; 27-03-2009 at 09:31 PM.

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    A short dip through invoices later...my trusty Athlon 64 3200+ socket 754 was £141.59 on todayonly in September 2004.

    It's also the only chip I've gone into triple figures for so far.

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    £150 for my Q6600.

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    the chip im using now (see spec) was scan £40 back in 2006
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    now that i think about the word "throttled" in a certain light... its not so far different to strangled really

    our boiler broke so we has no heating or hot water, this is the bloody result ^^

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    Think I spent about £300 on a DX4-100 a LOOOONG time ago

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    ~£130 for my Q6600, also the first time i've spent 3 figures on a CPU! I cant see me buying a £200+ CPU ever, unless i win the lottery or get uber rich some other way. Things may be different if overclocking wasn't possible though!

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    £155 for an E8600. Soon to be £285 for a 940

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    For an original FX57 when they came out, an insane amount of cash, abt £600 iirc

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    An E4300 for around £110. I kept all other CPU purchases to under £100 including my Q6600.


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    The QX6700 Extreme that's sitting in the rig I'm typing this on. Bought in late 2006 for a stupid amount of money, several hundred £s IIRC. Probably won't be doing that again!!

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    E6600 for around £200 beginning of 2007 i think. =0

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    Paid £120 for my e6750
    Can't imagine ever paying over £150 for processor.
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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    140 quid for Xeon X3360 last summer

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    £90 for my s939 opteron, stil running it now with a bit of OC, playes latest Eve, COD4, Farcry2, etc quiet hapilly. Just looked and it was back end of 2005, scan did the opty 146 so its just over 3 years old Barginnnnn

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    skt 939 X2s were far too expensive.. darn Intel failing to come up with any competition at the time...

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    Re: What is the most you have ever paid for a CPU?

    Hmm, £800 on a Core i7 965 D:
    Maybe a bit too much? I love it though

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