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so then go intell if i want a gaming rig? or wait for bulldoser? i dont want to spend an arm and a leg!!!
Bulldozer sounds promiseing and should be just a little faster than Sandy
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with bulldozer will our mobos be replaced too?
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idk i cant wait i wanna play now but this bulldozer thing sounds good!
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post #14 of 32
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with bulldozer will our mobos be replaced too?
Indeed, the new 990FX chipset motherboard will be out very soon, and there are some mobo's with 890FX chipset's that will support Bulldozer like the Crosshair IV Formula for an example
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This is true but misleading. It can still handle games just as well as really any other modern quad if you overclock it a bit.

They are being phased out but they are still capable.
^^^ This and /thread

They are still great, old? Yes.. Outdated? Maybe a bit.... Worthless? Not at all look at it this way you can pay 120$ for it and overclock it easily and turn it into a 190$ cpu (980BE) and if you have proper cooling go beyond that.
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post #16 of 32
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so then go intell if i want a gaming rig? or wait for bulldoser? i dont want to spend an arm and a leg!!!
You don't have to go intel, it'd just be a bit faster in general.

A PH II 955 overclocked at will let you play 1080p games just as well as any other modern chip. You don't have to spend an arm and a leg.

I'd say your current gpu is fine, even. You could just grab a decent 955 BE and AM3+ mobo which would allow you to move to bulldozer later on, or if you are really tight on money you could grab a somewhat cheap but still feature rich like the asus m4a88td-v evo/usb3 which would give you a bit of longevity as well because of things like sata 6gb/s or usb3.

    
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oh man soo much to consider!! ddr3 isnt going anywhere anytime soon is it lol?
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oh man soo much to consider!! ddr3 isnt going anywhere anytime soon is it lol?
DDR4 won't be out in about another 4-5 years possibley.... Only a guees though, DDR3 is the way to go!
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i was gonna buy the x4 955 and these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231427
but i think ill hold off on my cpu idk yet i dont want to spend 1k on a rig that will be outdated in months
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post #20 of 32
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i was gonna buy the x4 955 and these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231427
but i think ill hold off on my cpu idk yet i dont want to spend 1k on a rig that will be outdated in months
hmmm, I'd say just keep what you got for now, and use that money towards Bulldozer when It's released sometime soon, anways, that memory you have choosen is sweat!
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