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1155 processors are going to be coming out until at least mid 2012

1155 is a smart upgrade path

plus the 22nm ivy bridge will basically break moores law they are so good,
post #32 of 46
AMD has never changed sockets:rolleyes:

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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo;14643350 
754, 939, AM2... what am I missing?

Depending on where you start counting, Socket 462, or the socket 940 FX processors.

I know people who, while obsessively trying to maintain the fastest gaming systems possible, had S462 mobile CPUs in early 2003, A64 FXes on 940 in late 2003/early 2004, mobile 754 chips in late 2004, S939 by early 2005, and AM2 by mid 2006.
Edited by Blameless - 8/19/11 at 12:59pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bit_reaper;14639816 
I'm kinda bitter @ intel for abandoning the lga 1366 socket so soon. One would think they can manager 2+ years on one socket. Also Intel don't bother to do any kind of facing out and it sucks.

Weak...


The Socket 1366 with G1.Sniper is my upgrade and this crap COST A TON!!!! >_< * Bursts into flames*devil.gif I am coming from a Tri-Core AMD, which I might add was very nice to own and it kicked but for the time I had it.

But man, I came in at the worst time ever... Just in time to know that the G1.Sniper 2 is coming out and just in time to not want to wait ... Even though it comes out next month and would save me a ton of money by switching to Geico... Err umm I mean to a 2600K like I originally wanted but I went higher and got the i970 which will only work on my board and be relevant for maybe 1 and a half years max -_- What kinda upgrade is that? Like I have said in like 100 different forums tongue.gif ... If the G1.Sniper 2 was out now then I would be on the 2600k and saving money ... -_- and to make things worst the G1.Sniper 2 Mobo is more advanced -_- ***.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Frankzro;14643670 
Weak...


The Socket 1366 with G1.Sniper is my upgrade and this crap COST A TON!!!! >_< * Bursts into flames*devil.gif I am coming from a Tri-Core AMD, which I might add was very nice to own and it kicked but for the time I had it.

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You went with a 970 over a 2500k? Facepalm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tehpyrate;14635609 
I could swear AMD does the same thing... Just because they name all of the sockets the same doesn't mean they're not different...

939->940->AM1->AM2->AM2+->AM3->AM3+?
If you're starting with socket 939, then you're all messed up. There is no socket AM1. Unless you're talking about pre 939, socket "940" IS socket AM2. AM2+ will accomodate AM3 cpus.
In the last six years, on mainstream consumer boards, there have been very few changes.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo;14643350 
754, 939, AM2... what am I missing?
They're trying to bring server only cpus in to the debate.
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Originally Posted by claymanhb;14643442 
AMD has never changed sockets:rolleyes:

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Why bring server only sockets with no enthusiast level or consumer into the debate?
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Originally Posted by Blameless;14643477 
Depending on where you start counting, Socket 462, or the socket 940 FX processors.

I know people who, while obsessively trying to maintain the fastest gaming systems possible, had S462 mobile CPUs in early 2003, A64 FXes on 940 in late 2003/early 2004, mobile 754 chips in late 2004, S939 by early 2005, and AM2 by mid 2006.
All companies will have to change sockets sooner or later --its inevitable. As architecture changes, sockets will have to change in order to accomodate those changes. However intel has been changing them a lot in a very short period of time.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackOmega;14644058 
They're trying to bring server only cpus in to the debate.

Who is talking about server only CPUs?

Talking only sockets that have desktop/consumer chips (not just Xeon or Opteron), AMD and Intel have had a pretty similar number of sockets in the last decade.

Intel -- 423, 478, 775, 1366, 1156, 1155

AMD -- 462, 940, 754, 939, AM2/2+, AM3/3+, FM1
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackOmega;14644058 
All companies will have to change sockets sooner or later --its inevitable. As architecture changes, sockets will have to change in order to accomodate those changes. However intel has been changing them a lot in a very short period of time.

It's a cycle, a cycle that AMD has gone through in the recent past, and will likely go through again in the near future.

Any time these rapid architectural shifts happen, people come crawling out of the woodwork moaning about the unfairness of having to get a new motherboard, or different type of RAM, in order to support new CPUs.

In my time as an enthusiast/OCer I've seen at least two such cycles from both Intel and AMD, the response is the same each time; fans of one maker over another use it as an excuse to laud their favored brand.
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they make more money this way. Yes i have an LGA 775 Mobo i wanna try and my e8400 is fried...........i dont wanna spend cash on a CPU as this mobo may be fried to.
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Originally Posted by BlackOmega;14644058 
If you're starting with socket 939, then you're all messed up. There is no socket AM1. Unless you're talking about pre 939, socket "940" IS socket AM2. AM2+ will accomodate AM3 cpus.
In the last six years, on mainstream consumer boards, there have been very few changes.
I'd like to see you stick a 940 opteron in an AM2 slot..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_940
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Despite having the same number of pins, Socket 940 and AM2 are not pin-compatible. This means a Socket 940 processor will not fit in an AM2 socket and vice versa. This is because all 64-bit AMD processors integrate the memory controller onto the CPU die rather than have a discrete chip on the motherboard.
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I just don't get why AMD is still stuck using PGA sockets. I mean, if you do happen to accidentally drop your AMD CPU, you might as well wave it goodbye. you drop any modern Intel chip and absolutely nothing happens to it......
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