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Poll Results: Are you buying a BD chip?

 
  • 27% (36)
    Hell yeah, it's going to rock!
  • 45% (59)
    Depends on the reviews...
  • 18% (24)
    I'm pretty happy with what I currently have.
  • 9% (12)
    LOL, AMD? Go Intel!!!
131 Total Votes  
post #21 of 49
I just got my sandy bridge i7 which I am totally happy with so no.
post #22 of 49
Well after seeing what Ivy Bridge has to offer, not sure if want.

However, if it fits in my mobo without any NB limitations, it's an obvious buy.
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post #23 of 49
It'll have to perform considerably better than my SB chip while still being reasonably priced. If it's slower and cheaper I have no reason to downgrade.
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post #24 of 49
already have sandy bridge but definitely buying bulldozer
post #25 of 49
If priced fairly and performs rather well i'll consider picking one up.. but the i7 series still is strong.
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post #26 of 49
I got tired of waiting for actual benchies for bulldozer, so I just went Sandy Bridge. The chances of BD outperforming SB are slim.
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post #27 of 49
I voted for the comedy option.
    
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post #28 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
I voted for the comedy option.
So surprising!

Regarding OP's question: I don't know. if it performs better than SB for a similar price, then sure. If it performs slightly lower but at a much lower price tag, I'll take it as well.

But if it performs much slower, I'll just go with Sandy Bridge or wait for Ivy Bridge.
post #29 of 49
Possibly. I'm waiting until after it's been out for a bit; if it looks good and is reasonably priced I'll pick one up, if not I guess I'll jump ship and go Sandy Bridge.
     
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post #30 of 49
If better and cheaper then Sandy, and I have the money to replace half my rig, I'll go AMD for the first time in my life
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