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the part that makes this most difficult is I was using a 1090t just a month a ago with crossfired 5870's and I loved the performance I had, but I knew it was time to change the CPU out soon so I sold it all for $400 (CPU, RAM, MOBO)

Then my father lent me this board im currently using and some RAM to go along with it, then my friend gave me this CPU (and it overclocked well IMHO)

It just would be easier if I had a board that supported crossfire, thats why I listed option B, but if I buy into bulldozer I would be sorta locked in if I did that, I just want to see some legit numbers, and benchmarks, or more info released by AMD at E3 (if its still confirmed that they are going to be there)

edit: so the chips wont be out for another 60-90 days? uh I dont think I can wait that long tbh.
Honestly even with 1 5870 its plenty of power for your 23inch 1080p monitor. Unless the only games you play are Crysis and Metro 2033 ur fps should be in the 60s in most games. Just wait for bulldozer to come out and make a decision. Trust me if bulldozer turns out to be that much faster than Sb you will regret it, but if you wait you can pick the best cpu for your money.
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The more BD is delayed the more they're going to crop up.

Heck by the time BD releases the threads will be "wait for SBe or get BD" or "wait for Ivy Bridge on 1155 or get BD?"

Its an endless cycle.
    
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The more BD is delayed the more they're going to crop up.

Heck by the time BD releases the threads will be "wait for SBe or get BD" or "wait for Ivy Bridge on 1155 or get BD?"

Its an endless cycle.
well I planned on waiting for BD, but I don think its worth waiting for anymore, theres no proof atm its worth waiting for, all I want is proof.
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You can go with Sandy Bridge now, and then all you have to do is slap an Ivy Bridge CPU in there.

It will be compatible with P67, H67 (H61 too) and Z68 chipsets.
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Heck by the time BD releases the threads will be "wait for SBe or get BD" or "wait for Ivy Bridge on 1155 or get BD?"
Probably more a question of mainstream IVB (late Q1'12 or Q2'12) vs BD. SNB-E is going to be on a higher price bracket. Likely $500 for 4c/8t CPU (~$300) + entry-level MB (~$200).
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Go with SB. It's a great platform. You can always wait for the next thing. If can you wait for BD then you might as well wait for Ivey Bridge. To be honest I think there is a reason why BD is delayed. Think of Fermi. But that is just speculative.

SB overclocked and you are good for many years.
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post #17 of 23
Bulldozer isn't going to be any better than Sandy Bridge to be honest. I'd be very surprised!

I know its not fact and I have no evidence... just a very strong feeling that BD will be a bit of a let down.
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The more BD is delayed the more they're going to crop up.

Heck by the time BD releases the threads will be "wait for SBe or get BD" or "wait for Ivy Bridge on 1155 or get BD?"

Its an endless cycle.
what else you expect
    
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2600K or 2500K?

P67 or Z68?
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775 and 1155 compatible size for heatsinks? or not? Do I need a new heatsink?
wait I have some 1156 brackets for it, that will work correct?
Edited by gooface - 6/1/11 at 2:08pm
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