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Poll Results: Getting BD?

 
  • 17% (57)
    Yes.
  • 50% (162)
    No.
  • 31% (99)
    Waited for BD, switching to 2500/600k (or other intel)
318 Total Votes  
post #111 of 116
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Wrong. Sandy Bridge needs 8 phase boards to get over around 4.5GHz or so. The Biostar TP67XE is 10 phase, and its the lowest phase count board that does well (still one of the record holders too).
biggest load of bologna ever

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1606285

and TP67XE doesn't hold any good frequency records that i know of.
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post #112 of 116
AMD must have really tried to screw BD up. Pretty hard to regress this much from 3-4 year old technology..

But anyway, no, I'll be skipping BD.
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post #113 of 116
Not me. I dont buy crappy overpriced parts.
post #114 of 116
Nope not worth it for me.Sticking with sandybridge for atleast another year
    
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post #115 of 116
I might, if any bios fixes or windows updates improve performance, or maybe if they release a new stepping or something, but right now? No.

I'm not selling my AMD stuff and going Intel yet though.
post #116 of 116
I waited until two weeks before the launch. The writing on the wall was getting quite clear, and there was major discounts on SB-boards and procs. I got my Z68-V PRO and 2600k for the same price as 2500k and standard P67 costs now.

Considering I'm folding, and I've gotten a nice 1.35 GHz overclock at this point, and can probably tweak for about 50MHz more I'd say I've made the best choice in regards to price and performance
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