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switch to SB or wait for bulldozer?

Poll Results: bulldozer or sandy bridge, upgrade or wait

 
  • 64% (11)
    bulldozer
  • 35% (6)
    sandy bridge
17 Total Votes  
post #1 of 7
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I was thinking of msi-p67gd65 http://www.guru3d.com/article/msi-p6...board-review/3 and either a 2500k or a 2600k, i wanted to get away from amd for awhile and mess around with intel.
or should i wait for bulldozer which i'm sure will have alot more (faster)chips in the future that will be backwards compatible with am3+.
I've been eyeing multi threading for a while and want to feel the difference.
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post #2 of 7
Wait for what Bulldozer has to offer. If it has the same performance as the current SB (which a lot of people believe) switch.
     
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post #3 of 7
I got the itch too. I'm thinking I'll get a 990fx board, which will perk my rig up & see how the chips shake out rather than diving on the first BD available.
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post #4 of 7
Where's the ivybridge vote? If you get SB now.. You'll want IB later.. And if you wait for BD, then when IB comes out you'll regret getting BD over IB.
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post #5 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by dorksterr View Post
wait for what bulldozer has to offer. If it has the same performance as the current sb (which a lot of people believe) switch.
this ^^^^^
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post #6 of 7
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I know, i just sold my half stack yesterday and am itchin for a switchn, why couldn't they stick to the original release dates.think I have enough for a asus cvf.......and now the waiting game.
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post #7 of 7
It's only a few more weeks. If you don't need your system right away, I'd say to wait. If you need something immediately, Sandy Bridge will do you right.

Cheers!
 
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