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Ok I've been building my BD rig since June an now that BD has come out to be and epic failure should I just sell my board an buy an Intel board an a 2600K? I know the 2600K is faster, but people are saying that BIOS updates my increase performance. The 2600K is only $40 more so I'm really on the edge. Money is not an issue, I've already bought a 6870 an threw it aside for a 5970, so I don't have any issue wasting money. I may even keep my board to the side in case BD gets better.
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Not yet, Check out this thread...
http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/11...bulldozer.html
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Long answer: For only $40 more, you would have a much faster chip.

Short answer: Yes.
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I would sell it. Thats just me. Since a lot of people that don't know a lot about BD will be wanting to go BD then you could throw it on Craiglist. Then buy you a 1155 board and go to town.

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Originally Posted by toddville393 View Post
Ok I've been building my BD rig since June an now that BD has come out to be and epic failure should I just sell my board an buy an Intel board an a 2600K? I know the 2600K is faster, but people are saying that BIOS updates my increase performance. The 2600K is only $40 more so I'm really on the edge. Money is not an issue, I've already bought a 6870 an threw it aside for a 5970, so I don't have any issue wasting money. I may even keep my board to the side in case BD gets better.
Not fair and perhaps too early to call BD an "epic failure" - and that phrase is pretty much overused in almost all cases these days, but the conventional wisdom right now goes for an i5-2500k @ $179 if you know where to look.
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if you think it's worth $100 extra(compared to a 2500k) for 2mb extra l3 cache... and hyperthreading you will use once a month encoding some video file - stick with the 2500k.
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I would say go with the 2500K after reading some pretty bad reviews and seeing horrid benchmarks.

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Geez, thats why i have been telling people to hold off building a rig specially for BD before it comes out :/

Anyways, I would head over to Intel anyway, even if there is better performance through Bios updates or what not, it will probably (at best) be as good as the 2600k (a stretch really, I estimate it will be around 2500k standards). BUT, it still uses a LOT more power than the 2600k, and still provides less performance, and 8 cores will probably be more relevant in 2 years. Which by then, the Bulldozer would have been outdated. So yes, I would sell the AMD mobo and go Intel, if price isnt an issue.
    
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Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123 View Post
Geez, thats why i have been telling people to hold off building a rig specially for BD before it comes out :/

Anyways, I would head over to Intel anyway, even if there is better performance through Bios updates or what not, it will probably (at best) be as good as the 2600k (a stretch really, I estimate it will be around 2500k standards). BUT, it still uses a LOT more power than the 2600k, and still provides less performance, and 8 cores will probably be more relevant in 2 years. Which by then, the Bulldozer would have been outdated. So yes, I would sell the AMD mobo and go Intel, if price isnt an issue.
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Ok I guess I'm gonna make the switch. I'm going to get a 2600K thought instead of a 2500K, it's an ego this for me lol, but idk a whole lot about Intel, last one I had was a 3.0 P4, so which chipset do I go with on a 1155? I'm on air so I won't be overclocking to aggressively and I prefer single card vs multi gpu if that makes any difference, I know it does with the AMD 900 series so.
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