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Ok so i recently sold my Phenom II x4 970BE, and I have a big decision to make, I can either get a sandy bridge 2500k with a nice mobo or I can wait the month and see what Bulldozer has in store!. Im just trying to figure if waiting the month will be worth it or should i just get a 2500k and OC to 5ghz . What would you guys wait because in the mean time im going to use my backup system which contains of a E6550, 750i FTW mobo, 4 gb ram and my 6970 or a gtx 260!.
post #2 of 7
I would wait to see what BD brings to the table. I have a feeling they are going to rock intels world.
post #3 of 7
Wait a month and see. No need to go and buy sb and a month later find out that you are unhappy with your purchase. Dual core processors are still very capable and should play everything at 30+fps easily.
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hmm another thing is how much do you think a BD chip and MOBO will cost is there any price predictions out for BD
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First of all congrats on selling that CPU you didn't need me to buy it after all....

BD will come out possible as early as late june, I would wait in your position especially since you have a decent backup computer. If BD fails then sandy bridge will be even cheaper.
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Originally Posted by pmrballer123 View Post
hmm another thing is how much do you think a BD chip and MOBO will cost is there any price predictions out for BD
Aout $250 top end models. They will replace the current x6's out now.
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Aout $250 top end models. They will replace the current x6's out now.
thats actually not that bad of a price with a decent mobo im loooking at like 350$-400$ thats a great price especially if there strong!
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