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i7 8700k ever instock or not $400

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1 minute ago, Princess Cadence said:

Yes, in February.

Which should have been the OFFICIAL release date of the 8xxx. So February correct date.

Yes, in February.

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Give it a year. Then maybe...........

 

Nah, I'm just joking. Odds are that around January prices should drop significantly. Until mid-November they'll likely be sold out or expensive and after that it will be the holiday season. After that passes they should be super cheap :D

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1 minute ago, Princess Cadence said:

Yes, in February.

Which should have been the OFFICIAL release date of the 8xxx. So February correct date.

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1 minute ago, syztumGG said:

Give it a year. Then maybe...........

 

Nah, I'm just joking. Odds are that around January prices should drop significantly. Until mid-November they'll likely be sold out or expensive and after that it will be the holiday season. After that passes they should be super cheap :D

Alright cool guess i have to wait to get that might as well just preorder 1070 ti

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6 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

Alright cool guess i have to wait to get that might as well just preorder 1070 ti

why not buy a 1080 i seen a few go on sale that were the same price as the preorders 

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Just now, Wonders3004 said:

why not buy a 1080 i seen a few go on sale that were the same price as the preorders 

I have a extremely tight budget like i can barely get the 1070 ti since i got to get a new psu cpu motherboard ram and cpu cooler i have a 1060 right now but im selling and upgrading

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14 minutes ago, phongle123 said:

Which should have been the OFFICIAL release date of the 8xxx. So February correct date.

but that's when AMD ryzen 2 might be dropping... Intel needed some hype to get them through the holidays

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17 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

Is it going to be ever instock again or cheaper around $350?

Also, I wouldn't expect a price drop of any significance for the next 6-months

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Just now, JM21 said:

I'm on a waitlist for an i7-8700k and was told to wait 2-4 months to get it.

damn good luck with that honestly i dont have the patients to wait that long knowing its coming or trying to

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Just now, JM21 said:

Also, I wouldn't expect a price drop of any significance for the next 6-months

wasnt looking for that much of a price drop but 400 is a lot since the msrp is supposed to be around 7700k

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3 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

damn good luck with that honestly i dont have the patients to wait that long knowing its coming or trying to

Why not stick up to something similar then? i mean the i5 models or the Ryzen chips

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1 minute ago, Ordinarily_Greater said:

Why not stick up to something similar then? i mean the i5 models or the Ryzen chips

i want that 6 core 12 thread mainstream ive been using cheap amd chips my whole life and want a taste of the good stuff and not ryzen because i want to get away from amd for a bit and single core proformance

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6 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

damn good luck with that honestly i dont have the patients to wait that long knowing its coming or trying to

I always am changing systems and planning builds a few months in advance so I don't really mind waiting. It would be nice to already have but honestly I don't really mind.

 

5 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

wasnt looking for that much of a price drop but 400 is a lot since the msrp is supposed to be around 7700k

 We are talking about Intel here, don't expect the world from them hahahaha

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1 minute ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

i want that 6 core 12 thread mainstream ive been using cheap amd chips my whole life and want a taste of the good stuff and not ryzen because i want to get away from amd for a bit and single core proformance

good point

Intel = King of single core and thread performance

AMD = King of multi core and thread performance

But in the restock of the 8700K i guess the Budget coffeelake boards will come out

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1 minute ago, Ordinarily_Greater said:

good point

Intel = King of single core and thread performance

AMD = King of multi core and thread performance

But in the restock of the 8700K i guess the Budget coffeelake boards will come out

im also trying to get my brother to upgrade his sandy bridge i3 to a coffeelake i3 or i5 but told him to wait till the new boards come out

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im also trying to get my brother to upgrade his sandy bridge i3 to a coffeelake i3 or i5 but told him to wait till the new boards come out

wow that is a dedication that i have to admit. Also is Optane still supported in the coffeelake ecosystem?

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Just now, Ordinarily_Greater said:

wow that is a dedication that i have to admit. Also is Optane still supported in the coffeelake ecosystem?

that i do not know but i hope so im going to need to pick me up one of those since im to lazy to buy a ssd

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2 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

that i do not know but i hope so im going to need to pick me up one of those since im to lazy to buy a ssd

yeah, i am kinda excited too honestly. But when the budget boards come out they say AMD will announce Zen+, which i am more curious towards that

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21 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

I have a extremely tight budget like i can barely get the 1070 ti since i got to get a new psu cpu motherboard ram and cpu cooler i have a 1060 right now but im selling and upgrading

yeah but like i said the last few days i have seen the 1080s for cheaper than a 1070ti ya might as well get thatjust look around i know evga bstock has 1080s for even cheaper like 429 for one 

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1 minute ago, Ordinarily_Greater said:

yeah, i am kinda excited too honestly. But when the budget boards come out they say AMD will announce Zen+, which i am more curious towards that

is zen2 going to be more for gaming or productivity like threadripper

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2 minutes ago, Wonders3004 said:

yeah but like i said the last few days i have seen the 1080s for cheaper than a 1070ti ya might as well get thatjust look around i know evga bstock has 1080s for even cheaper like 429 for one 

can you link me to that one and ill keeping track since im not buying for a little bit

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You should only buy the i7 8700k if you'll pair it with a GTX 1080 Ti (TITAN Xp for the lulz), being realistic any thing under it you're better off with the i5 8600k (taking into account you want a gaming rig).

Personal Desktop":

CPU: Intel Core i7 8700 @4.45ghz |~| Cooling: Cooler Master Hyper 212X |~| MOBO: Gigabyte Z370M D3H mATX|~| RAM: 16gb DDR4 3333mhzCL16 G.Skill Trident Z |~| GPU: nVidia Founders Edition GTX 1080 Ti |~| PSU: Corsair TX650M 80Plus Gold |~| Boot:  SSD WD Green M.2 2280 240GB |~| Storage: 1x3TB HDD 7200rpm Seagate Barracuda + SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB |~| Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Mini |~| Display: Toshiba UL7A 4K/60hz |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro.

Luna, the temporary Desktop:

CPU: Intel Core i7 10700KF @ 5.0Ghz (5.1Ghz 4-core) |~| Cooling: bq! Dark Rock 4 Pro |~| MOBO: Gigabyte Z490 UD |~| RAM: 32G Kingston HyperX @ 2666Mhz CL13 |~| GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6800 (Reference) |~| PSU: Corsair HX1000 80+ Platinum |~| Windows Boot Drive: 2x 512GB (1TB total) Plextor SATA SSD (RAID0 volume) |~| Linux Boot Drive: 500GB Kingston A2000 |~| Storage: 4TB WD Black HDD |~| Case: Cooler Master Silencio S600 |~| Display 1 (leftmost): Eizo (unknown model) 1920x1080 IPS @ 60Hz|~| Display 2 (center): BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 1920x1080 TN @ 240Hz |~| Display 3 (rightmost): Wacom Cintiq Pro 24 3840x2160 IPS @ 60Hz 10-bit |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro (games / art) + Linux (distro: NixOS; programming and daily driver)
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2 minutes ago, Up_in_Smoke said:

is zen2 going to be more for gaming or productivity like threadripper

I guess they will optimize the clock speeds and the core scaling across the chip while still unlocking all CPUs that can be overclocked in 2 chipsets

"Make it future proof for some years at least, don't buy "only slightly better" stuff that gets outdated 1 year, that's throwing money away" @pipoawas

 

-Frequencies DON'T represent everything and in many cases that is true (referring to Individual CPU Clocks).

 

Mention me if you want to summon me sooner or later

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My head on 2019 :

Note 10, S10, Samsung becomes Apple, Zen 2, 3700X, Renegade X lol

 

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