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Ok deal - Ryzen 5 3600 - $180 - YMMV

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Posted · Original PosterOP
8 minutes ago, Brooksie359 said:

Literally always 180 at the local microcenter and today its actually selling for 170. Granted they sellout as well because of that and the motherboard bundle deals. 

Fair point but after tax it is only $1 less and TBH they were never in stock when I started looking so i stopped checking Microcenter.

 

But if they have it at your location it is $1 less and can take home today so a better deal.

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Just now, SocomSuade said:

Fair point but after tax it is only $1 less and TBH they were never in stock when I started looking so i stopped checking Microcenter.

 

But if they have it at your location it is $1 less and can take home today so a better deal.

It's more than 20 dollars less if you buy a motherboard with it. 

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Avoid taxes like the plague.  Shouldn't have to pay your local government to carry out business with a private entity.  

 

And from my experience only when buying a cheap board does this create any sort of savings.  By the time you buy a expensive board (x299 for example from a recent threadripper build my brother and I did) its not really savings.  The only reason we picked Microcenter was we needed that PC today


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Posted · Original PosterOP
13 minutes ago, Tristerin said:

Avoid taxes like the plague.  Shouldn't have to pay your local government to carry out business with a private entity.  

 

And from my experience only when buying a cheap board does this create any sort of savings.  By the time you buy a expensive board (x299 for example from a recent threadripper build my brother and I did) its not really savings.  The only reason we picked Microcenter was we needed that PC today

Agreed on all fronts.

 

Really did not want to include a mobo into this because that is just a can of worms and costs another $100 to save $20, etc. Plus my local place only has two B450's in stock etc.

 

Anyway just wanted to share the deal.

 

It was $20 less for me and I have been looking online for like 3 weeks consistently and not everyone has a Microcenter.

 

Updated OP with YMMV

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1 hour ago, SocomSuade said:

Agreed on all fronts.

 

Really did not want to include a mobo into this because that is just a can of worms and costs another $100 to save $20, etc. Plus my local place only has two B450's in stock etc.

 

Anyway just wanted to share the deal.

 

It was $20 less for me and I have been looking online for like 3 weeks consistently and not everyone has a Microcenter.

 

Updated OP with YMMV

Yup I saw the price and if it wasn't for the golden sample 1700 I have I would have bought it today already.  But since my OC beats it on all fronts in benches I cant justify it :/ 


Workstation Laptop: Dell Precision 7540, Xeon E-2276M, 32gb DDR4, Quadro T2000 GPU, 4k display

Ryzen Rig 2: ASrock B450 Pro4 ATX, Ryzen 7 1700 @ 4.2ghz all core 1.4vCore, Sapphire R9 Fury Tri-X Nitro 4gb HBM (+100mhz core clock), 16gb (2x8) 3600mhz V-Color Skywalker (or 4x8gb DDR4 2666mhz for large tasks), Corsair HX850 PSU, Custom Loop 2x240mm + 1x120mm radiator, 128gb Patriot Scorch NVMe Win 10 boot drive, 500gb Samsung 840 EVO SSD, CoolerMaster HAF XM Case.  DSI 90-Key Mechanical Keyboard w/ Cherry Red switches, Zalman ZM-GM1 mouse, Hannspree HF207 and Acer AL2016W monitors

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/37004594?

Ryzen Rig 1: ASUS B350-PRIME ATX, Ryzen 7 1700, Sapphire R9 Fury Tri-X Nitro 4gb HBM, 16gb (2x8) 3200mhz V-Color Skywalker, ANTEC Earthwatts 750w PSU, MasterLiquid Lite 120 AIO cooler in Push/Pull config as rear exhaust, 250gb Samsung 850 Evo SSD, Patriot Burst 240gb SSD, Cougar MX330-X Case.  Zalman K600S keyboard, Zalman ZM-GM1 mouse, Acer XF270HU 2560x1440 144hz IPS monitor

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/37628874?

Dwight: The Mixed Metals Loop Media Center.  Ask me about it.  Currently decommissioned to move to an mATX setup on a new MOBO once I pick one out

Schrute: ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0, FX 8350, 2x Gigabyte HD 7850 2gb GPUs in crossfire, 16gb (4x4) Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600mhz, Sparkle/FSP 650w PSU, PCCOOLING 160w TDP air cooler, 60gb Patriot SSD Win 10 boot drive, 1tb WDBlack HDD, Rosewill Nautilus 1.0 case.  Logitech Wireless Keyboard and Mouse, Roku 55" 4k TV

Micro Form Factor Dell OptiPlex 3040: Dell 0MGK50 A02, i3-6100T, 2x4gb DDR3 1600, Team Group 120gb SSD, 500gb Seagate 7mm HDD attached storage, Windows 10 Pro, Logitech K400+, USB Wifi adapter all vesa mounted to the back of a 37" 1080p TV for form factor in the kitchen

Linux Box: Toshiba Laptop, i7 620M, NVS graphics, 2gb ram tinker toy at the moment.  Running Manjaro at the moment

APU Laptop: I need to clean this things TIM up so it can boot into Windows 7 for more than 5 minute before overheating at idle, it has things, I just haven't been on it in 2 years or so

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