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Sandy bridge (second gen i series) is socket 1155 not 1156. You should change the title of the thread.
What? I said it's not worth it for gaming going from 1156 or 1366. 1156 is the previous pxx that sandy is based on.
    
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In case you didn't know, Ivy Bridge will come out first for LGA 1155.

Sorry about that too.
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You're misunderstanding me. I am not saying Sandy Bridge (the current ones) are or aren't worth the upgrade from LGA1366 or LGA1156. At this given time, no, they're mostly not. That I agree with.

I am simply saying LGA2011 isn't any more of a better value worth going with either, and is actually worse. That is what I am saying.

PCI Express 3.0 is moot when we're probably using, what, half of what we have now? Also...

http://techreport.com/discussions.x/21042
I said saving for 2011 is more or less worth it, I also said IB is worth it. I just said IB or SB-E.
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In case you didn't know, Ivy Bridge will come out first for LGA 1155.

Sorry about that too.
It is a new chipset, and possibly new socket, that will be backwards compatible with 1155. What would I have to be sad about?
    
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@ OP: You should know that your i7 870 overclocked to 4ghz, is not even enough to beat a stock i7 2600k.

Too bad about that.
i7 870 @ 4.2ghz = 7.15
2600k @ 4.2ghz = 8.15
2600k @ 3.9ghz = 7.56
2600k @ 3.4gz = 6.9

an 870 @ 4.2ghz is close to a 2600k @ 4ghz .
    
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I said saving for 2011 is more or less worth it, I also said IB is worth it. I just said IB or SB-E.


It is a new chipset, and possibly new socket, that will be backwards compatible with 1155. What would I have to be sad about?

If Ivy Bridge is coming to LGA 1155, it obviously won't be a new socket. LGA 1155 is the socket.

However, there will be a new chipset to complement the launch of Ivy Bridge, however, they will be 100% compatible with current P67, H67 and Z68 motherboards.

Read THIS THREAD
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If Ivy Bridge is coming to LGA 1155, it obviously won't be a new socket. LGA 1155 is the socket.

However, there will be a new chipset to complement the launch of Ivy Bridge, however, they will be 100% compatible with current P67, H67 and Z68 motherboards.

Read THIS THREAD
Okay, you still have yet to disprove my OP and are arguing a moot point. If you upgrade to 1155 now, then upgrade to IB when it comes out and have to buy a whole new processor you are wasting money and spending more, probably enough to buy another GPU if you have a sub-279/179(MC prices) GPU.
    
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and this is why I still have p55
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So this thread was posted an hour ago. Haven't we known this since like day one? Yeah 5GHz is cool and all but its certainly not practical. However, since when has OCN been practical?

SB has some of the best processors on the market today without a doubt. For people building a first time rig they are actually a spectacular value on from the mid-end and up. For people with rigs already, you get less and less value out of your upgrade depending on how new it is. I'm pretty sure this exact thread could be posted after every new chip release. Of course its stupid to always jump to the newest platform every year if VALUE and GAMING are your only goals.
    
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If you are happy with what you have now, why not be happy and use it? Instead of sitting here and fight about nothing.
    
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