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Doing a review on the board?
yes just like ussual, its kinda worthless without a BD CPU tho as many of the features are locked with avalible CPUs. These boards shoudl be retail in a few weeks from what i hear.
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post #32 of 44
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Such an overly simplified response. There are a slew of improvements, one of the most obvious is the IMC on the same die. Please look up the differences .
The difference between 1156 and 1155 is one pin. It was in response to the guy who said that Intel changing sockets is always good. There are pins that are not used on many sockets. My point wasn't to list the technologies that come in with the extra pin. It was to point out that Intel wants you to buy another board because they purposely added an extra pin when others werent in use.

Get off your high horse.
post #33 of 44
Just finished with this decision. Made the switch to the rig below from a 1055t, MA478T-e rig. I am very satisfied. Overclocking was a breeze. It is substantially faster at virtually everything. And if this board turns out to run Ivy Bridge, that's lagniappe!
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Just finished with this decision. Made the switch to the rig below from a 1055t, MA478T-e rig. I am very satisfied. Overclocking was a breeze. It is substantially faster at virtually everything. And if this board turns out to run Ivy Bridge, that's lagniappe!
now time for a gpu upgrade
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post #35 of 44
I don't game. All I want is good HD video. If I get a deal on something I might not be able to resist though.
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post #36 of 44
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While that may be true to some extent, AMD's backwards compatibility has been and is a big selling point for many people. I have a friend that has always been an Intel guy but last week he said the fact that AMD doesn't keep changing sockets is starting to grow on him. He's not interested in rebuilding his whole PC every year to keep a good system up.

He currently own an Intel Qx9770 but is not interested in Sandy Bridge because of the DRM imbedded, no matter what it's for. He's looking for multi threaded power since he doesn't game much but mostly encodes movies into Blu Ray format. He also is waiting for the new AMD to launch and will probably buy it, if it performs.

OP, just wait, it's not that long now. Then you can make a well informed decision and not regret anything.

*** drm imbedded? Here i was going to buy sb now I don't know blaa BY the way I would never stream not on dial up lmao. but still I hate drm that much.
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post #37 of 44
not this **** again. i swear there are at least 10 new threads about this every day.
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post #38 of 44
am on the same boat as u i have to decide soon before i take my vacation because thats the only time i have to really game and do whatever i want
rite now am looking at the i7 2600K looks very tempting on amazon
am gonna be upgrading from a core 2 quad to a i7 2600k huge upgrade
i never used AMD Before since it doesn't have much strong voice here in Kuwait
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will keep my GPU since the GTX 580 price is scary
but still the Sandy Bridge is promising i'll you this hell man a Core 2 Quad is still Promising most games that u see now on the recommend it says Core 2 Quad
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When is the Bulldozer due for launch?
    
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post #40 of 44
too long, they are killing themselves waiting too long, b/c i bet Intel will take advantage of it.
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