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post #41 of 237
I won't be since I have an SB already. The thread title should be changed to "Will you buy the Zambezi Bulldozer"
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post #42 of 237
No, my x4 955 does perfect for what I want it to do.

It never uses above 80% unless I do video converting, which only takes about 2 minutes for every 25 minutes..

I would love to have it.

Even then, I dont have the money.
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post #43 of 237
If it beats Gulftown, it's mine.

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Originally Posted by Shane1244 View Post
I see no need to downgrade, so no.
Haha, sure.

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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
no
I'm fine with my C2Q
heck my pent4 almost does what I need, almost
Then no enthusiast or, hell, even modern mid-range CPUs are being marketed towards you

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No. I just don't think AMD can compare/compete anymore performance wise. So Intel is likely to have the most powerful chips from here on out.
As I've come to expect, no explanation why.

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Well, I won't buy it. But that is only because I get them for free. I will probably build a system at the end of the year. Too much travel between now and then.


lol
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post #44 of 237
Wish it would hurry. All the suspense alone has me, yes me, on the edge of grabbing a Sandy Bridge set up. If you know me you would know thats out of the ordinary so I must be getting fed up. But I think I will wait, and if the 8 cores are priced well, may get one. If not i will get 4 or 6 core, since I do not really need the cores anyways.
post #45 of 237
Been waiting since last November for this....
This will make my life 1000x easier in gentoo over my current dual core.
    
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post #46 of 237
Quote:
Originally Posted by Freightweight View Post
Been waiting since last November for this....
This will make my life 1000x easier in gentoo over my current dual core.
There's people that've been waiting since the early days of Phenom II.

I'm glad I'm not one of those people, the wait would've killed me.
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post #47 of 237
Instead of building SB I decided to wait until July, then it was dawned on us that it is now late september that they will be released... I want to cry.
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post #48 of 237
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Love it

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Since it happens to be my (only and) next upgrade path, the likelihood is yes. The support for SSE4 instruction (in addition to the massive amount of multithreading prowess/8 cores) will significantly assist performance for video editing.

Most gamers will likely get by with a BD x4 or x6
This gamer already has x4 and x6....i want x8

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Waiting for results first. This was my first Intel rig, and hopefully my last.
+1 this

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8 cores in my gaming rig? Ah, yes sir.

I don't care if games don't use em all, 8 cores just sounds so sick.
exactly...if it performs well and the price is about $300...I'm slapping it in a Sabertooth 990fx mobo, putting a 120GB SSD in the case...putting my WC on it...and letting the threads fly
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post #49 of 237
I doubt it. I'll only consider it if it's considerably faster than Sandy Bridge, per core. It can have up to twice as many cores, so I'd be somewhat disappointed if it was only competitive with SB, instead of destroying SB.

It's pretty late to the market and the prices are projected to be similar, so Bulldozer will have to be very fast for me to consider it. If their 8 cores only compete with the 4 on SB, I won't even consider it.
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post #50 of 237
No, I have no plans of upgrading to neither intel or Amd from my I7. I dont care how fast each other is.
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