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post #31 of 48
If you're just playing games the i5-2500k is the cpu you should be comparing to AMD's bulldozer chips.


If you don't need improvement it's always best to wait for revisions, or new designs at a time when you actually need a boost. Technology is expensive enough without unnecessary upgrades.
    
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post #32 of 48
nah im not waiting, im picking me up a 2500k sometime in the next week or 2
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I like all the typical off topic comments in every single BD thread... by the same people over and over and.... /rant


Anyway, welcome to the forums!

You've got the motherboard I will more than likely buy in the future but funds are low so it's gonna be a while. My EK full board AMD water cooling solution is waiting for that board!

I would like to wait it out and get an FX 8170 that runs 3.9 GHz stock or even a faster CPU if they make one.
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post #34 of 48
I'm not waiting for bulldozer, I'm an AMD guy myself but I'm planning on getting a X4 960T Zosma core that newegg just released for roughly $130. which there is a possibility of unlocking two extra cores with. I like unlocking cores.

Also please add a poll if you can

EDIT:
I've heard that BD isn't even that great which is lame to say the least...IDK I'll wait to see the actual results before even thinking about purchasing one.
Edited by Fateful_Ikkou - 10/9/11 at 9:56am
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I like all the typical off topic comments in every single BD thread... by the same people over and over and.... /rant


Anyway, welcome to the forums!

You've got the motherboard I will more than likely buy in the future but funds are low so it's gonna be a while. My EK full board AMD water cooling solution is waiting for that board!

I would like to wait it out and get an FX 8170 that runs 3.9 GHz stock or even a faster CPU if they make one.
Awesome! I love this board. It looks very cool and runs so nice! You will have to let me know how you like it!
    
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post #36 of 48
I'll probably wait for the second wave of them to come around before I upgrade. I am perfectly happy with my 1100T. it does everything I want it to and I let it do most of the encoding work overnight so I'm not concerned that it is technically slower than a 2500k. For games, I'm extremely impressed; the 1100T and 6970's are magical in my opinion.
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post #37 of 48
I probably won't, my current cpu is doing alright with just about everything I do. Maybe once they revise it a little (if the leaked benchmarks are to be believed). If not, I'm afraid I might have to swap to Intel.
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post #38 of 48
I'll be waiting til around December or January to build a new rig. That way it gives them time to work out any bugs and for prices to drop/holiday sales etc.
Edited by EVILNOK - 10/9/11 at 10:10am
post #39 of 48
Ill just wait for intels next offerings, Or even after that, Ill try and hang on to my good ol 760 till i want to upgrade.... Lol its not even a year old yet

Was thinking BD would be a killer CPU :/
Edited by MaxFTW - 10/9/11 at 10:19am
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post #40 of 48
My 920 is still going strong. I won't upgrade for at least a couple more months.
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