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BD involves a complete upgrade. My parents originally paid for this rig. If I replace it after a year because slightly newer tech is out, I might be murdered.

What benefit would something like a 1055T offer me over, say, a 955 BE?
I won't have the money before BD's launch, for sure.
uhh 6 cores instead fo 4 cores with makes video encoding and different tasks faster. Also I was pointing out BD bc the old tech will drop in price making it very affordable.
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For the majority of the things I do, I doubt 6 cores is going to be that beneficial to me. I do a bit of Photoshop work but not a lot, and I'm only an occasional folder, so I don't know how much better its going to be for me.
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For the majority of the things I do, I doubt 6 cores is going to be that beneficial to me. I do a bit of Photoshop work but not a lot, and I'm only an occasional folder, so I don't know how much better its going to be for me.
what does it matter? your gpu wont be bottle necked then.. no sense in spending 200+ on a GPU that will be bottle necked
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