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post #11 of 24
You might as well wait this late in the game.
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post #12 of 24
Unless you can get a superb deal on a SB rig. I would wait for Ivy-B or get an SB-E rig. Even though we do not expect much of a performance boost with Ivy-B (probably better overclocking), it will mean the end of life of Sandy Bridge (I3-2100- I7-2700K).
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post #13 of 24
The computer is fine for the time being. It's not like you have a pentium 4 or a core 2 duo lol rolleyes.gif

Get IVY and Z77 when it comes out. thumb.gif
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post #14 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Electroneng View Post

Unless you can get a superb deal on a SB rig. I would wait for Ivy-B or get an SB-E rig. Even though we do not expect much of a performance boost with Ivy-B (probably better overclocking), it will mean the end of life of Sandy Bridge (I3-2100- I7-2700K).

Please explain 'end of life'? As in, the 'outdated' gen will just die off like the bees? Ivy-B is like a semi-upgrade it uses the same socket even.
post #15 of 24
Just wait for Ivy Bridge it's 22nm compared to the 32nm Sandy Bridge, it will come sooner than you think.
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post #16 of 24
At this point I can't see why you'd want to buy a 2600K then wait for Ivy. Just be patient, Ivy is just 'round the corner.
Edited by MercurySteam - 3/6/12 at 3:44pm
post #17 of 24
Lol. Another one wishes to join the IB patience-is-a-virtue club : -D

I'm also waiting for IB. Though I have a SB now, its not the (k) model. So I'm feeling the urge as well.

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post #18 of 24
Just get a new GPU for your birthday, that 5870 is gonna start getting limited soon
    
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post #19 of 24
I'm waiting for IB-E personally.
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post #20 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post

I'm waiting for IB-E personally.

I think you are going to be waiting for a while. SB-E is going to be the high end enthusiast CPU at least until the end of 2012.
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