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I would buy one.
^^ This lol, right now, I'm trying to get a high clock on my NB with some high volts, I don't care about the tempatures, it can hit 65C and it woulden't bother me, I know it will still last me over a year no matter what I do, because BD IS ON THA WAY!
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980 won't be worth the money for what it does. $180 or so is not worth it when you can get a faster Sandy Bridge i5 2500k for the same amount of money at a local Microcenter.
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980 won't be worth the money for what it does. $180 or so is not worth it when you can get a faster Sandy Bridge i5 2500k for the same amount of money at a local Microcenter.
Nobody said it was good for the money, look at the people who said they will/might buy it, because they're AM3 users only. Anyone wanting a new build will go with Sandy Bridge/Bulldozer, but upgraders might want this.
    
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Nobody said it was good for the money, look at the people who said they will/might buy it, because they're AM3 users only. Anyone wanting a new build will go with Sandy Bridge/Bulldozer, but upgraders might want this.
Exactly!! good clean to the point post. Dont no why so manny think every one should run out and by a whole new system when all they want or can afford is a new cpu. Not everyone is the type just to buy becuz its new.

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They are already available in Europe, so it must be the shops there holding them back Example here
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^^ This lol, right now, I'm trying to get a high clock on my NB with some high volts, I don't care about the tempatures, it can hit 65C and it woulden't bother me, I know it will still last me over a year no matter what I do, because BD IS ON THA WAY!
LOL-me too-i have had mine at 65c already, it throttled down so not sure whats next.

If there over seas already-like i said earlyer, bet this week or next, newegg will have them.
    
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I have a question. From an overclocker's perspective, what would be the benefit of purchasing the 980 over the 955 or 965? It still shouldn't be able to handle over 4 - 4.2 GHz on air given it's the same architecture, right?? Does it come with large cache?
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i can get mine to 4.1 on air cooling 955be with my true extreem 120, and the reveiws if you check them out-they are pushing the 980 to 4.4-4.5 in some of them.

And yes they were useing water cooling at 4.5, but it would be an easy 4.2 on air cooling.
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post #19 of 33
Bulldozer better be good. I've got my eye on sandy bridge. I hate intel but they hit that one out of the park. Lets all raise a glass to not buying a 980...
    
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post #20 of 33
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LOL-me too-i have had mine at 65c already, it throttled down so not sure whats next.

If there over seas already-like i said earlyer, bet this week or next, newegg will have them.
Great! At least I'm not alone then haha! We should make a club to do with AMD high tempatures..... who cares? XD
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