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RYZEN 5000 SERIES NOW ONLINE - 5950X, 5900X, 5800X & 5600X COMING NOV 5TH AT 5PM **NO COMPETITORS**

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This alone shows how much damage has been done to the reputation of OCUK following the 3080 mess

It's been the most blatant and publicised example, but you only need to think back to the last AMD launch and the gouge on the 3900x... Also the Intel 8 series... The list is actually quite long.
 
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I will not be placing anymore orders with OCUK until my 3080 pre-order has been filled.
And the way it seams to be going it's possible my Zen 3 order will not be from here.

I went direct in order to get MRSP on my 3080-FE

I noticed the post in this thread with M.2 SSD offers, and it struck me that I bought a Corsair M600 yesterday from the world's largest online retailer, and I didn't even check OcUK for price/availability. That is definitely a change in shopping habit for me.
 
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Why are they so expensive? The direct conversion works out about £420, it would actually be cheaper for me to buy one in the US and have it shipped over than it would buying one in the UK, seems odd
 
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I expect these to be popular, which means I highly doubt I'll order from here after the 3080 debacle. That's sad as I've shopped here for a long time.
 
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*Note prices are estimation only and are subject to change up or down. US Prices are $799, $549, $449 and $299 plus taxes.


:D

We all know it will be up. I hope people are ready for another gouging.

Nearly £300 for a six core chip? get fecked, I've already got a six core 2600 I paid £120 and now six cores is nearly 3 times the price?

Right.
 
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@Gibbo in the days before release will you be able to indicate the level of availability at launch to avoid a similar disaster with the 3080s? I am relatively new to OCUK but would like some reassurances since placing my 3080 order with you guys.
 
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I see my interest waning before Nov 5 after reading more posts on the prices. Paid ~£160 for my i5-8400 and starting to see little benefit for my main reason in wanting to upgrade (gaming at 4K60). May as well wait for benchmarks and plan a 2021 upgrade instead.
 
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At that price the 5600X doesn't seem very competitive. Particularly vs. something like a 10600k @5ghz+ as the IPC gains would disappear due to lower clock speeds. You get an iGPU in the 10600k also ofcourse.
 
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Still debating a 3600 or 5600x. £100 difference for 20% performance at most? What would you guys do (I have a 4690k right now)
 
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At that price the 5600X doesn't seem very competitive. Particularly vs. something like a 10600k @5ghz+ as the IPC gains would disappear due to lower clock speeds. You get an iGPU in the 10600k also ofcourse.
Even at 5ghz it'll still be like 10% behind for gaming. Your paying a bit more for the premium product now as always.
 
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