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Poll Results: You knew I had several Intel SSD's. And now I've ordered a Sandy. Are you jealous?

 
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post #11 of 212
IMO if you are already mentioning that you might cancel it, you're gonna cancel it.

But to answer your question, Yes I think you will see a performance boost. Will it matter, that's up to you.
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I don't think there's a difference in most games. WoW, SC2, or FSX are the only games that'll benefit.
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IMO if you are already mentioning that you might cancel it, you're gonna cancel it.

But to answer your question, Yes I think you will see a performance boost. Will it matter, that's up to you.
I could always run my head into the wall and knock myself unconsciousness until tomorrow
    
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Ha-ha! Too late to cancel! They are already packing it! Lol! So now I will have a Sandy by the end of the week! Thank God!
    
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post #15 of 212
Its really a judgement call...If you are happy with all your current gear and it plays everything like you want it to...Then wait for something to come out that will make you need to upgrade...

Having said that...buying this now will keep you from needing to buy something later because it will work even better than what you currently have.

I hate when people say wait for Ivy Bridge or something like that, however in this case if your computer really is satisfying you current needs, then I would try to wait for Ivy to come out...
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Its really a judgement call...If you are happy with all your current gear and it plays everything like you want it to...Then wait for something to come out that will make you need to upgrade...

Having said that...buying this now will keep you from needing to buy something later because it will work even better than what you currently have.

I hate when people say wait for Ivy Bridge or something like that, however in this case if your computer really is satisfying you current needs, then I would try to wait for Ivy to come out...
I don't believe there will come something this year that will be substantially faster than Sandybridge 1155.
    
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Ha-ha! Too late to cancel! They are already packing it! Lol! So now I will have a Sandy by the end of the week! Thank God!
Lol....I need to do the same.


And not have my wife kill me since I'd put it on the credit card we just paid off!
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As I've said, too late to cancel my order. So no return. And I will not send it back once I get it
    
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Lol....I need to do the same.


And not have my wife kill me since I'd put it on the credit card we just paid off!
Lol! At least I had the money for this. If you're in short of money and/or have a difficult wife you should wait, as you have a very nice system in your sig there
    
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post #20 of 212
I had same dilemma when I had q9550 cpu after sandy bridge came out I order it right away then i cancel though i wait few more weeks to see reviews but after ward I just order, it's great imo you should just go for it and get over with this dilemma
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