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Micro Center Ivy Bridge CPU/Motherboard Combo Deal!

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Mar 1, 2008
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Micro Center Ivy Bridge CPU/Motherboard Combo Deal!

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Intel Ivy Bridge just launched and already Micro Center is having some amazing deals for it. See the picture for details. You can also combine it with other motherboards. I myself picked the AsRock Z77 Extreme 4 motherboard. Costs only $90. So choose wisely!

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And Because we're Canadians, ship to here!
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Sep 9, 2010
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How do you get it shipped directly to you to a Canadian address? -- not amerifriend nor crossbording.

The prices are great. No store in Canada has its prices even close (typical canadian store: CAD240 i5-3570k, CAD94 Z77 ultravalue defeatured mobo)

AFAIK, Z77 is the only chipset able to do CPU/GPU/RAM full featured overclocking, isn't it?

I guess we'll have to wait 3-4 months to have some non-gauged prices for IB cpus and some better mobo selection
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Oct 19, 2003
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As soon as I learned of the price for the 3770k I made the decision to just put a 2600k in my new build yesterday instead for $289.
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Can't help but notice the "In store only" just above the MB ads.
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Nov 26, 2006
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Gah I was supposed to be in Chicago this week! Stupid last minute cancellations! Could've picked up this combo. :(
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May 31, 2005
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the first batch of Ivy bridge processors runs a whole lot hotter than Sandy Bridge when overclocked. its best to wait for a new stepping.
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Jan 13, 2003
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dont make people fear ivy bridge. it does 4.5ghz fine

microcenter always has such good cpu+motherboard deals it is like they stole the stuff and are just fencing it off

it doesnt make any sense
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Feb 8, 2008
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You kidding yourself if you think Canadian stores will drastically drop the prices on the Sandy bridge chips. Just look at the E8500, it's selling at memoryexpress for $210.

You will never see those microcenter prices in Canada.
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Apr 30, 2003
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Are there any Micro Center locations near Pennsylvania?
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