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Either system will kick ass, the SB system is cheaper so it gets my vote.
    
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post #12 of 18
I say build around and according to your needs now. If what you have isn't cutting it and you require some new hardware decide what fits your needs and budget now. Just because something new comes out in a couple months doesn't mean what you bought no longer works. You can play the waiting game forever still something better will always be coming out in another 6 or so months
     
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Im surprised noone has said, Wait for Bulldozer !
Isnt it like a month away from releasing ? If so, definitely wait for that, it might blow our minds.
But if you dont wanna wait, or dont want AMD no matter what then I agree with everyone above.
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Im surprised noone has said, Wait for Bulldozer !
Isnt it like a month away from releasing ? If so, definitely wait for that, it might blow our minds.
But if you dont wanna wait, or dont want AMD no matter what then I agree with everyone above.
Yeah, I am definitely waiting for BD! If it disappoints than ill just get a SB
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post #15 of 18
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I would just buy 2 580's and wait till Ivy Bridge release.
^^this, your cpu is good for now, so just spend the extra on some good gpus and get LGA2011 when it rolls out
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^^this, your cpu is good for now, so just spend the extra on some good gpus and get LGA2011 when it rolls out
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Option 1. Once overclocked, SB eats even the six core i7s alive and there will be some 8 cores released for 1155 I think.
Nope, only hex cores, and at that they will likely only be on S2011 Ivy platforms. 1155 is the 1156 of this gen and will get forgotten when Ivy strolls along.
 
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post #18 of 18
Go the sandy bridge route, you will get more bang for your buck. If people already had I7s from last gen there wasnt alot of a point in upgrading since the performance difference wasnt drastic. Since this is a all new build theres no reason not to go with the Sandy since shes proven to be reliable, and a great overclocker / performer.
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