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Old 02-06-11, 04:06 AM   #3
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Default Re: You want to know why I buy AMD CPUs?

Originally Posted by slaWter View Post
Stuff like that is pretty normal. Hardware for an old platform suddenly gets expensive because it's not widely available anymore. Some shops still have products and they want to make money from the customers still in need for the old tech. For example AGP graphics cards or older RAM modules.

Not sure if this applies in this case but it might be an explanation...
I would say you have hit the nail on the head there.
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