Intel i5 3570k-$169/i7 3770k-$229 (Microcenter)

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  1. j03h4gLund

    j03h4gLund Senior member

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  2. bunnyfubbles

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    MC has had these prices for a few months now :p
     
  3. Xtrem

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    That's an i5 3570k*
     
  4. WhoBeDaPlaya

    WhoBeDaPlaya Diamond Member

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    Kind of. The 3570K used to be $189.99 not too long ago.
    Just bought one this weekend - $169.99 + $40 combo discount on an open box Z77X-UD5H :)
     
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    All out of stock at my store.
     
  6. bunnyfubbles

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    the 3570K has been at that price since at least October

    the 3770K price cut has been more recent but its not anything new, its been that way for a few weeks at least, if not a full month

    there's no doubt its a great deal, its just not a new deal, and certainly not in danger of selling out except for maybe when we get a bit closer to Christmas or something and people are buying them up for gifts and they're not getting restocked fast enough

    basically, this isn't a liquidation like the recent 2500K @ $99 or the 2700K @ $199


    they'll get them back in stock at the same price, all three MC's in my state have 10+ of each CPU
     
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    I have to ask where were the 2500K @ $99 was?
     
  8. drshivas

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    It was at MC a week before BF. Best deal of the season IMO.
     
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    MicroCenter. Some folks managed to swing the 3570K as a substitute for $99.
    Maybe I was late to the party, but I got shut down at the Dallas MC :(
     
  10. bunnyfubbles

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    Microcenter was liquidating them from their stock the weekend before Thanksgiving.


    No, MC was getting rid of the 2500K, there wasn't a reason for them to price match with the 3570K. People claiming to get the 3570K were either extremely lucky because they were dealing with an incompetent store, or they were simply lying about it. $99 3570Ks were far from a common occurrence.
     
  11. HomerJS

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    Check Best Buy website. They claim to price match 3770K
     
  12. 4eigner

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    I really wish there was a Micro Center near the Northwest. :( Denver seems to be the closests and it's still 11 hours away.
     
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    I wish Microcenter would replace Best Buy. Everywhere. Let BB be niche, let Microcenter be everywhere.
     
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    Is there any reason to get the 3770k over the 3570k if you plan to OC?

    Also are there any combo discounts currently?
     
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    Only you can be the judge if higher clocks and HT fits your use case.
     
  16. Zap

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    For what, overclocking and gaming? Nope.

    $40 off 3570K or 3225 with mobo.

    Unfortunately 3570K went back up to $189.99.
     
  17. Pr0d1gy

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    There really is no reason to OC at this point. I can play anything on that thing and it hums along like it is sitting still.
     
  18. AmphibSailor

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    The I7 3770K was still at $229 yesterday. I was in the DFW area for the Armed Forces Bowl and couldn't resist picking one up. There's only one Microcenter in the state. Should work well in the hackintosh I'm planning.
     
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    Need more MicroCenter locations. :(
     
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    Picked-up a 3770k and Asus P8Z77V Pro mobo. The mobo was $189 and from the new flyer, was going up to $199 tomorrow.
     
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    Was in the Mayfield Heights, OH store saturday evening and OMG, the lines were astounding...was like old Black Fridays. All the registers were open and there had to be 25 - 30 people waiting to check out.
    PIC wanted to score me a late Christmas gift of a CPU/mobo combo so we went in..was hoping they'd let me score a 2500k or 2700k and mobo with the $40 combo discount but alas...no joy.
    I decided to wait 'till I can do better

    Don't say ya weren't warned
     
  22. truckerCLOCK

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    BestBuy will only price match Microcenter if it is local... within 25 miles of you. No online pricematch.
     
  23. ElFenix

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    i know dallas can seem like southern oklahoma at times but it hasn't seceded from texas yet.

    <--- sitting in houston about 2 miles from a microcenter
     
  24. gammaray

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    can someone ship one to me? what an amazing price!
     
  25. truckerCLOCK

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    Lol.... ill take one too !