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    Default AMD exercise price drops on three Phenom chips

    AMD has slashed the price of its Phenom X3 8450 from $125 to $104, while the X4 9550 and the 9850 BE have dropped from $175 to $154 and $205 to $194, respectively.

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    newegg has these at $209 (9850be) for oem......and at $194 retail.......how does that work then?
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    Do people still buy AMD :rolleyes:

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    Cheapest way to Fold would be this with a Msi K9A2 (4 dual spaced pcie slots)
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    Seriously though ive never really considered AMD for a while but were folding is concerned id be stupid to ignore it.

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    You nailed that. cost of board and now Lower price on Processors cheap ram and if you wanted to stay with say those 8800gs cards mentioned in that folding farm a cheap PSU too.

    AMD are BACK for use with Folding nVidia cards ....Who'd have thought it.... just the way of the world
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