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oh man soo much to consider!! ddr3 isnt going anywhere anytime soon is it lol?
LOL no it is not. If you can get the 955 and a compatible motherboard on the cheap, you will enjoy it. I just sold off my 1055T setup and was using an unlocked Sempron 145 running @ 3.6GHz and from nearly all tasks, I did not notice a difference. Even gaming, my Sempron handled BC2 on high settings, but it was bottlenecking because my GPU would barely go past 60% usage. Now with this i5 setup, there is a nice, noticeable improvement lol.
   
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It's a very good chip and will handle pretty much any game out
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btw i no longer have that graphics card. lol ill be in the market for one of those soon as well lol. i think im gonna invest in my 360 with some new games to keep me busy while i wait.
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post #24 of 32
the 955 will still be around even when bulldozer is around i don't see the proccessor going out anytime soon (i even got a 955 but will be doing overclocking)
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post #25 of 32
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btw i no longer have that graphics card. lol ill be in the market for one of those soon as well lol. i think im gonna invest in my 360 with some new games to keep me busy while i wait.
Hmm I think that is wise. Just wait out till Bulldozer comes out. I am excited for it to see how well it does.
   
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post #26 of 32
Its outdated, why else would it be so cheap. However it offers good performance for its price.
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post #27 of 32
Every cpu out right now will be out dated next year. That's just the PC side of gaming. Everything gets old quicker then a baby born with Progeria.
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any price projections? on bulldozer?
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post #29 of 32
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... so dont waste my money?
Not a waste of money at all. Better than what you have, overclocks pretty well, and easily keep up with your GPU.

Phenom II did not suddenly become useless because SB and BD has come out.
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any price projections? on bulldozer?
$300 or £220
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