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OK, So I have been out of the loop about 8 years of building computer because of school, work and life in general. So now I have a lot more of time on my hand than I use to. So I just built me this computer which is awesome. As we all know that hardware for computers can quickly change. At the time of building my computer I was not aware of the Bulldozer release. That is until I decided to overclock my processor, joined this site and low and behold I start reading about the new FX processor lol. As of right now my system will be able to run the BD. So my question to you is are you going to wait it out for awhile or are you going to upgrade quickly? I even thought about the possibility of selling my Phenom 2 but at this point I am happy with it. What say you?
    
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It'd be better just to get a 2600K. As I hear it's still faster than the Bulldozer.

I'm going to wait for the release of the Bulldozer so the Phenom II x4 955 price goes down.
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Eh will probably pick one up on release.
This one's fast enough to do everything as it is, but enjoy playing with new tech.
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I decided not to wait and am glad. BD doesn't seem too promising. This thread is beating a dead horse, though.

Welcome to OCN! : ) & nice rig!
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I decided not to wait and am glad. BD doesn't seem too promising. This thread is beating a dead horse, though.

Welcome to OCN! : ) & nice rig!
Thank you for the complement! You are probably right about beating the dead horse. I saw more of announcements, when it is coming out types of post but I didn't see any are you going to wait out ones. I really didn't look hard though just trying to get involved and thought it was a little different. Thanks for the warm welcome! Glad to be here! And you are right it is always a good idea to see what the reviews and response it going to be on new technology.
    
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It'd be better just to get a 2600K. As I hear it's still faster than the Bulldozer.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115070
So you would suggest a 314.00 CPU over BD which should come in about 60-70.oo cheaper? FAIL.

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I decided not to wait and am glad. BD doesn't seem too promising. This thread is beating a dead horse, though.
Really? With no solid benchmarks out I would not suggest to anyone an Intel CPU IF they are interested in BD. If you are serious about BD and want to make an educated buying choice without listening to people who don't have all the information, then I would wait just a bit more and see what BD truly has to offer from OFFICIAL sources, not hearsay or fanboys as a source.
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id say keep your current rig and have a wait. you already have a good mobo thats ready for it. why not right?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115070
So you would suggest a 314.00 CPU over BD which should come in about 60-70.oo cheaper? FAIL.



Really? With no solid benchmarks out I would not suggest to anyone an Intel CPU IF they are interested in BD. If you are serious about BD and want to make an educated buying choice without listening to people who don't have all the information, then I would wait just a bit more and see what BD truly has to offer from OFFICIAL sources, not hearsay or fanboys as a source.
Good point about the prices. Intel and AMD are both good processors. I don't know if I am willing to spend on Intel prices for that extra few FPS etc. though. All I do is play games, browse the web, listen to music, and messing around with the hardware lol.
    
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id say keep your current rig and have a wait. you already have a good mobo thats ready for it. why not right?
Absolutely! I'll personally probably wait a year to get it. Prices maybe down by then and plus at this point I think I rather by the addition graphics card.
    
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Absolutely! I'll personally probably wait a year to get it. Prices maybe down by then and plus at this point I think I rather by the addition graphics card.
yeah and about your rig, i dont see nothing wrong.
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