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Ok, I want to buy a system for the games coming out in November-ish... BF3, skyrim, Mass effect 3, etc etc. and it needs to last a few years.

I found a combo deal on G.skill DDR3 1600 (8-8-8-24) and the Asus P8P67 Deluxe. I can get both (combo deal) for $267 shipped.

Should I buy now and wait for November for a chip/gfx/SSD, or should I just wait till November, and see how prices drop?

Are there any new boards coming out that I should wait for? I'm torn, its a great price for those two, but I don't know if Ill be better off waiting till I actually need to upgrade. Thoughts?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.633312
w/promo code EMCKFHH34 for 25% off the ram
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post #2 of 8
If you aren't going to buy everything now and will just be holding on to parts, you might as well wait.
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post #3 of 8
Wait until you have all of the funds necessary. No point in buying parts if they are going to sit for 6 months or so. The prices will most likely drop and there are always good deals to be had.....plus you're gonna change your mind between now and November

edit: Mike gives good advice and types fast
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New z68 motherboards will be out soon.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
New z68 motherboards will be out soon.
That's what I am waiting for
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post #6 of 8
If you are not in a rush (november is no rush )
You know how in this PC world the prices are changing.
The RAM will become massivly cheaper.
The mobo will be cheaper aswell.
If you wait, save some money you can even get a brand new graphic card.
Please don`t waste your money now. You will see in 3 Month what you would have lost if you would buy it now!
Be patient even though it is tempting
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dennyb View Post
That's what I am waiting for
Oh? Ill have to look up some specs, Im totally out of the hardware game recently.

I looooove good deals, so seeing two great things together that I can save $70 or more on is making me itch to buy it, is all. You're right though, probably should wait
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post #8 of 8
The Z68 boards are probably going to make the P67 boards somewhat obsolete. So, that $70 savings might be a whole more than that if you wait until November. Z68 boards are due out in just a couple of weeks.
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