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Old 17-11-19, 06:35 PM
Bartacus Bartacus is offline
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Originally Posted by Avet View Post
Can't see the model name. And you bought the old Threadripper just 8 days before the launch of the new one???
It's the 16 core, 2950X. Not interested in the new one.
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Originally Posted by WillSK View Post
Yeah I was thinking this?
Even if you were going to opt for last gen Threadripper. You've got cyber Monday and Black Friday like 2 weeks away and prices are likely to drop further when Threadripper 2 comes out?

Seems like an odd move? Did you buy second hand or something?
It was on a decent sale already, and availability is getting slim. Doubt it will drop much more on Black Friday. New Threadripper isn't under consideration since that's more than I need, and due to the entry price.

Bottom line: when you're build-horny, you buy things. Saving a few bucks here and there doesn't matter much. I've been debating this for months. Saving a few bucks on sale isn't worth the hassle for me.
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