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Sandy bridge first build or wait for E-sandy bridge ?

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so guys, i finally have enough money to build my very fist pc, but then i saw all those news about the new line up of graphic cards from invidia and AMD, same goes to Intel E-sandy bridge 2011 socket CPU's, Thing is, this year is my last year in school, i am not using my PC that much at all that i have dead island and i didnt even open it because of all these exams that i need to get good grades in to get to a good collage, so i was thinking, instead of building a new pc now, should i save more money and wait for the next upcoming hardware from intel ?

please help OCN
post #2 of 8
If you can wait, then wait, if you can't then don't

Personally I won't be upgrading to SB-E and most likely upgrade in Mar/Apr when Ivy is released
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Save, wait, get good grades, then build sb-e. Getting into a good school should be priority so you can buy better stuff in the future.

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Build it over the summer with ivy bridge.
    
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Wait for Ivy, not much apps on the market to take advantage of all that power, and BF3 runs fine on current hardware.
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wait for ivy
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Everyone told me to wait for BD and i regret waiting... Just my 2 cents.
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