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post #31 of 73
The Maximus IV Extreme was like when I saw it. NCIX has it for like $350!
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post #32 of 73
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post
I don't have time to wait. I go back to work in 2 weeks, I wanted it now. Sick of my 6-core processor bottlenecking my video cards.
You really should have said this in your original post rather than creating a flame-bait thread.
    
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post #33 of 73
I had this dilemma a few months ago and ended up getting the 2600K. Glad I did its worlds better than my 965 was and 4.5 on stock V is nothing to laugh at.

I hope AMDs BD sells well and is a great CPU but I gave up waiting.
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post #34 of 73
Yeah, tbh even I would have waited 3 weeks. I bought my sandy bridge setup early January because I did not want to wait, and i'm glad I did, but 3 weeks?

I think if bulldozer turns out to be something special you will feel that you wasted your money. But we won't know anything until june.
     
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post #35 of 73
I'm keeping an eye on this thread.

I don't want to have to clean it up again.
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post #36 of 73
The reason isn't too solid but it's possible. Just because they don't openly give benchmarks or info doesn't mean that much. Even if they did give out info openly, they might be trying to make Bulldozer sound like a big deal.
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post #37 of 73
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My mentality is that Intel is a sure thing. I don't have to worry about ANY sort of performance issues with an Intel setup. Just plain and simple. AMD on the other hand has been disappointing me since the Athlon X2 series...why couldn't they remain epicsauce like the original Athlon series? Besides, Intel has zero issues releasing performance charts before the release of a product. If I'm not mistaken, they have for Ivy Bridge already...so yeah.
Well,so yeah,when your main competitor has been known to use unethicall business practices to submarine your business and black-ball you from the industry,you tend to be a little more protective.Intel has no worries because AMD can't do that.Enjoy your Intel system,glad you you don't mind supporting monopolies and thugs.
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post #38 of 73
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benchmarks wont be as good with the x6
It's not about benchmarks...I almost never do them. For me its the fact that I have a 6-core processor that is bottlenecking my crossfire videocards.
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post #39 of 73
Wow, this would have been a better decision if the release was still far off... now we just call it being impatient. Because I'm going to drop what i think is a lot of money on a computer, i'll wait until I see for sure who has the best value rather than take fanboy position.
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post #40 of 73
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thing is amd is losing in price/performance now.
And how many new chipsets has AMD released in the 3 months since a working Sandy Bridge debuted?
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