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post #11 of 29
no body knows

Intel could pull a 775, and leave the socket the same, but not support anthing past sandy bridge on most boards.
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post #12 of 29
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no body knows

Intel could pull a 775, and leave the socket the same, but not support anthing past sandy bridge on most boards.
True, we will just have to wait and see. I'm really hoping they do, 3d transistors will be amazing.
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post #13 of 29
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Oh, this is my current rig: http://www.overclock.net/system.php?i=26922

It's kind of weird, It's held up strong since I've originally built it. However, lately it has hiccups galore, can't run games, crashes, etc.
    
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post #14 of 29
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Oh, this is my current rig: http://www.overclock.net/system.php?i=26922

It's kind of weird, It's held up strong since I've originally built it. However, lately it has hiccups galore, can't run games, crashes, etc.
That still looks viable you may want to re-install windows, and check you graphics card to see if it is dying. Slowness can be attributed to a number of problems including a older installation of windows with little to no maintenance. The crashes could be anything from driver conflicts, to some programs not playing nice with other ones previously installed or a problem with your graphics card not being able to adjust to 3d clocks. That's still a viable rig. An upgrade to ivy bridge would probably show a great increase in performance, though.
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post #15 of 29
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That still looks viable you may want to re-install windows, and check you graphics card to see if it is dying. Slowness can be attributed to a number of problems including a older installation of windows with little to no maintenance. The crashes could be anything from driver conflicts, to some programs not playing nice with other ones previously installed or a problem with your graphics card not being able to adjust to 3d clocks. That's still a viable rig. An upgrade to ivy bridge would probably show a great increase in performance, though.
Everything is up to date; drivers, windows, etc. I'm sure the GPU is getting close to it's end. But it's things like, when I kick my case, the computer will finally pick up the speed somewhat. Or the case fans will finally light up and work.
    
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Maybe you have tons of things in there, didja try reinstalling windows? not sure about the kicking part lol
post #17 of 29
Your fans and whatnot are slowing? ...Perhaps you need to clean out the case/fans... Also, maybe get a new power supply... Or at least test it... Maybe your power supply is starting to kick the bucket and causing the lock ups and whatnot from not supplying enough juice.
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post #18 of 29
If you can WAIT 2-3 weeks, bulldozer is around. But yea, the waiting game gets you nowhere.

For the meantime, try reinstalling windows. unless it's a pentium 3 rig from 1999 you should be able to surf the internet..
post #19 of 29
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Everything is up to date; drivers, windows, etc. I'm sure the GPU is getting close to it's end. But it's things like, when I kick my case, the computer will finally pick up the speed somewhat. Or the case fans will finally light up and work.
Dude I just came from my old HD 4870 1GB (Which gets spank'd by your GTX280) and it ran almost all games (U CANT RUN CRYSIS U LIAR)
fine at 1080p if I put textures to med/high and turned anti-aliasing to off / 2-4x, just re-install windows and you'll be fine untill Ivy.
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Sounds to me like your bored of your rig which is understandable, I too was in the same position and instead of poncing around buying bits here and there i replaced the whole lot with a 2500k setup.

Best thing i ever did
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