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Poll Results: What are you getting?

 
  • 23% (83)
    Sandy Bridge-E
  • 62% (221)
    Ivy Bridge
  • 14% (52)
    Haswell or future
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post #761 of 1172
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Originally Posted by chefman21 View Post

That's why I went Z68, and I'm probably going a 2500k in the next few days. I hate bugs, so I went the Z68, and I can always upgrade to a 3770K in 12-18 months time just to get me through. That should give them time to knock any problems out of it. In the end it's just a matter of how long you can get by/want to wait. I can't wait any longer - my current computer will die, either on its own accord or me launching the bloody thing off a cliff.

i currently don't have a pc, i have an old imac, although the primary game i want to play (guild wars 2) won't be out for another month or so, so what do you think i should do?
post #762 of 1172
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Originally Posted by Hysteria1 View Post

i currently don't have a pc, i have an old imac, although the primary game i want to play (guild wars 2) won't be out for another month or so, so what do you think i should do?

Wait for a week or two and then pull the trigger. A release date might force Z68 and/or SB prices down, so you might be able to upgrade another part of your new computer. That's what I've done with the 7970/680 release. Prices went down, so I can upgrade another bit of my new build.
post #763 of 1172
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Originally Posted by chefman21 View Post

Wait for a week or two and then pull the trigger. A release date might force Z68 and/or SB prices down, so you might be able to upgrade another part of your new computer. That's what I've done with the 7970/680 release. Prices went down, so I can upgrade another bit of my new build.

is the new hardware worth it? or rather the discounted 2500k and z68?
post #764 of 1172
imo go for z68, 2500K you can probably get a good combo deal too
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post #765 of 1172
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Originally Posted by BlazinJoker View Post

imo go for z68, 2500K you can probably get a good combo deal too

do you know of any deals?
post #766 of 1172
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Originally Posted by Hysteria1 View Post

do you know of any deals?

Microcenter has the processor for $179.99 and has been running combo deals to get you $50 off the motherboard as well...
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post #767 of 1172
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Microcenter has the processor for $179.99 and has been running combo deals to get you $50 off the motherboard as well...

This. Got my Mobo and CPU for around $225 from microcenter. I was totally worth the 4 hour round trip tongue.gif.

Now if I could only get a mATX case to go with my MB, I'd be ecstatic.
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post #768 of 1172
They've been selling the 2500k for $179.99 since they practically came out last year. The catch, its in-store only I believe. But I've seen that deal flying around also for mobo and cpu
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post #769 of 1172
im going to get the intel core i5 3570k sometime next month man im so excited because im build my first computer hell yea
 
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post #770 of 1172
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Originally Posted by steve210 View Post

im going to get the intel core i5 3570k sometime next month man im so excited because im build my first computer hell yea

Be careful once you build one...your hooked. thumb.gif Good luck on your first build!
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