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    Do I have to pay 240 quid for a socket 939 AMD 64 ?

    Hi guys,

    Just wondering if anyone knew if there are any plans from AMD to release a cheaper socket 939 Athlon 64 chip? 240 quid is too steep for me .
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    Should be end of the year m8- just about the same time as NForce4 should be showing up. Just hang on, now is a bit of a bad time to buy.

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    lol i paid £366 for my A64 3500+ which is the most i have ever spent on a processor.... ever!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAS
    Time to change your name then
    Just in the process of 'thinking'

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