"Once the E6550 is released it should start selling for just $160 US which is less than that of the current E6300 processors! Around the same time the E6600 will fall to around $220 US making it 38% more expensive than the E6550. Given the performance difference between these two processors the E6550 is certainly going to be a better buy if these prices are put into action. Overclockers are still going to want to wait and see what numbers the E6550 can produce but for general users it seems like a bargain!"
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