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post #11 of 40
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Depends on what you're using your computer for primarily. The majority of OCN seems oriented towards gaming, and at this point most games are GPU-bound, not CPU-bound (unless you're going tri/quad SLI/CF). So if you're planning on gaming, I wouldn't both waiting for SB-E. However, if you're using heavily multi-threaded apps and maxing your CPU out, then it might be worth the wait.


Agreed 100%
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post #12 of 40
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Originally Posted by Armand Hammer View Post
Agreed.

With AMD's ongoing delay of Bulldozer I think an upgrade to SB is looking more and more tempting for me.

Also with the Ivy Bridge 6 cores being compatible with 1155 motherboards I know I will have a decent upgrade path from a 2500k/2600k.
No, A 4CORE CPU will be supported, not the 6 cores.
    
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post #13 of 40
Current Sandy Bridge is more than adequate for gaming. Looks like SB-E will be awesome for high-end workstations, low-end servers, and folding rigs since it supports two CPUs.
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Another socket? Damn Intel.
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No, A 4CORE CPU will be supported, not the 6 cores.
Damn

Can you or anyone else point me to any info on this?

Cheers
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post #16 of 40
be a bit stupid bringing out the 2011 socket in 2012....
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post #17 of 40
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Well if you take a look at how well SB is performing right now I think it is safe to say that upgrading now is worth it, it will last a long time I would think.
Well considering my Core 2 Quad system is still kicking strongly I'd say this gen of SB will be more than enough for 4 years. I know I'm upgrading within a month or so.
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post #18 of 40
Not thry to start a flame war but didn't anyone take notice of this "although this means that the company will axe a lot of platform features."

Would there be a point to releasing it if it's a neutered version?
post #19 of 40
Please maintain a civilized discussion. No flamewars.
post #20 of 40
2500k is already too much power for people like me and I do a lot of video transcoding already
    
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