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Upgrading from OC'd 720BE... suggestions

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All,

I've got a 720BE @ 3.6GHz and I'd like to get something with a bit more kick.

I'm an AMD fanboy (well, I loathe intel and their business practices, I don't really love AMD) and I'd like to get an upgrade in the next few months. Quite happy with everything else I own, but I think a new CPU/RAM/mobo combo is in order.

Will Bulldozer have mid-range parts which can be OC'd to silly levels? I'm keen to upgrade soon, and I've been considering a 2500k (though I'd hate myself for it) but I'm not massively impressed by what little I've seen of BD so far.

So... is it worth waiting?
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Yes wait it out. When BD comes, you can pick up an x6 for cheap.
    
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