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Old 12-20-2005, 11:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default The Venices have gone mad!

So I've recently been helping build two budget computers, both of which were to have the cheapest s939 Venices, and now everything's gone wild.

The 3000+ used to be about $150, and the 3200+ was something like $160, so I suggested the 3200+ for both computers, but then the 3000+ disappeared and the 3200+ jumped to nearly $180. So I did some research, and it appears that the two of them have been discontinued in order to make room for new processors with better stepping.

Today the 3000+ reappeared at newegg for $190! And the 3200+ is still $180. I'm guessing the prices will settle down once demand is met. Just thought I'd get this out there.

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Old 12-21-2005, 12:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Ive noticed this as well.. thats annoying.
DAYS before I was going to order my pc this happens.
I just shelled out the extra 25+ dollars and got a 3500+

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Old 12-21-2005, 12:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i got a 3800+ venice..
i dont see anything happening there though :-/
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I noticed that today too as I was piecing together a computer.

Mwave has the 3700+ San Diego for 215.00
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:49 AM   #5 (permalink)
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psht that's nothing dude, go look for a socket A 3200+ barton core CPU and you'll be seeing prices in excess of $ THATS ridiculous
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:03 AM   #6 (permalink)
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That is rediculous considering back when 64bit was being thought of i got a CPU-mobo combo for 90$ that included my 2600+ and Shuttle board.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:25 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Yea that's just the way supply and demand works.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:27 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Anyone know the difference between the two 3200+'s besides one being model ADA3200BPBOX and the other ADA3200CGBOX?
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Old 12-21-2005, 08:46 AM   #9 (permalink)
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They could be a different core or socket. One might be a Winchester and the other a Venice.
so, umm, err yeah
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Old 12-21-2005, 12:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Is socket A athlon xp 3000 still posibel to geet.
Cant geet it here in norway.

my bro got a HK who supports up to athlon xp 3000 (fsb333 i think)
And he want/need to upgrade it. he now have a athlon xp1800.

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