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and this is why I still have p55
Waiting for 2011 or IB so you don't have to spend as much? Lol, I am. 2011 looks sexy, but if I don't have enough for the 1k chip I'll go IB.
    
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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.
No it's not, and you haven't explained how paying more for the same thing not available now is better than paying less for the same thing available now...

Ivy Bridge, yes. Sandy Bridge e, no.
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SBE is going to be hella expensive... you'll have to buy a new 2011 mobo + a super expensive new cpu...
i foresee a mobo+cpu combo to cost in excess of 800 dollars
Don't forget RAM. Most will need new RAM. You need four modules, and I imagine most LGA1156 and LGA1366 have two and three modules respectively.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 6/13/11 at 4:43pm
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SB is better , of coarse if its ur first build you would chose SB but if you have a 1156 board and cpu .. your just wasting money and time , for no real increase in performance .

Thats what this thread is about , not which one is better .. cos we all know .

really it comes down to what u use your pc for .. if its only a gaming machine then 1156 is fine , for a long while .. If your a benchmark freak or you do encoding , rendering etc then SB is the way to go no doubt about that .
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Waiting for 2011 or IB so you don't have to spend as much? Lol, I am. 2011 looks sexy, but if I don't have enough for the 1k chip I'll go IB.
-Argues for logical, value oriented upgrades.

-Suggests purchasing a $1000 CPU.


    
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No it's not, and you haven't explained how paying more for the same thing not available now is better than paying less for the same thing available now...

Ivy Bridge, yes. Sandy Bridge e, no.Don't forget RAM. Most will need new RAM. You need four modules, and I imagine most LGA1156 and LGA1366 have two and three modules respectively.
I said IB or SB-E. I didn't just say SB-E, I also included the point of IB. Then you brought up price=performance, which is another thing I'm after. I spent 270 for my RAM+MoBo+CPU, while it would have cost me 440 to get 1600MHz Ripjaws, a P8P67 pro, and 2500k, and that's with buying the combo for sale at Microcenter and the RAM from newegg(MC doesn't carry it by me).
    
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-Argues for logical, value oriented upgrades.

-Suggests purchasing a $1000 CPU.






I'm going to have to agree with you on this one.
I never brought up the price=performance, someone else did, and I was arguing it was cheaper for IB, not SB-E.
    
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the point was if you have a 1156 or 1366 setup as of right now... it isn't worth to upgrade to 1155 if all you're doing is gaming

I AGREE with dat
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Personal attacks, trolling and lots of goodies 'round here.

This should be fun.

All done, reopened. Keep the posts about 1366 vs 1156 (or was it 1155?) and not GPU benchmarks. Want to post your favorite AMD vs NV thread? We have forums for that.
Edited by justarealguy - 6/13/11 at 5:18pm
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Personal attacks, trolling and lots of goodies 'round here.

This should be fun.

All done, reopened. Keep the posts about 1366 vs 1156 (or was it 1155?) and not GPU benchmarks. Want to post your favorite AMD vs NV thread? We have forums for that.
I was wondering what happened, thread was closed, went to read it, clicked second page only to be taken back to the first one lol.

Really people this is a moot point though, sometimes you just need/want speed right now, sometimes its fun to have the latest hardware. Each person should research the facts and decide for them what's worth it weather it be for CPUs or GPUs or whatever we're talking about...
    
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Good thing I chose not to "upgrade"
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