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Here’s how it works: To enter, all you have to do is simply reply to the monthly sweepstakes post – that’s it! Although it’s not required and won’t increase your chances of winning, feel free to tell us what your...

I apologize for linking to another forum but this * cracks me up. These douchers are giving away a Ryzen 2 CPU and can't be assed to supply even a stock cooler.

 

I hope you enjoy reading my reply as much as I enjoyed typing it.

 

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LOL! I like how they highlighted it as a "3900XT (without cooler)".

 

I like having stock coolers around, as a watercolor, I don't have aftermarket heatsinks lying around for doing quick tests.

 

EDIT: Well at least not for AMD. Have plenty of Intel stock coolers lying around. 

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I mean surely they can afford to at least include a used wraith spire or something to go with the generations old CPU they dug out of the OEM return bin.

 

Seriously though, that store on Thursdays is such a farce yet I can't help but join the queue no matter how futile.

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I guess I lucked out having a Micro Center by me, though admittedly I got this 5600X on a Newegg shuffle when they first started. In retrospect, kinda wish I just held off and grabbed a 5900X when they started showing up at my local MC for $450 (they have since gone back up). 

 

I think I'll just stick with what I got, and grab whatever upgrade for my dead platform on the cheap when Zen 4 comes out. Mostly interested to see what happens with the 3D cache models, and if that will also go to a 5900X as the 5800X is not the one I really wanted.

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RAM: G.Skill Trident Z Neo 32GB DDR4-3600
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