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post #11 of 35
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Originally Posted by Wankerfx
I've been waiting for like 5 months.

These things stopped me from buying. (in order)

1. OMG AM2 is coming out soon, don't buy now!
2. OMG C2D is coming out soon, don't buy anything!
3. OMG Ram prices are skyrocketing! Don't buy now!
4. OMG DX10 is coming soon, don't buy anything!
5. OMG DDR3 ram is coming out in a few months, don't upgrade now!

I'll never end up buying a computer.
You should build a 939 computer, great prices soon!
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post #12 of 35
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You should build a 939 computer, great prices soon!
Yeah they're great, i got my PC up to this from a S754, A64 2800 1.8 ghz, 1.5 GB RAM and a crappy mobo, to what i have now for $150, CPU from friend for $50; he went dual core.
    
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post #13 of 35
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Well AMD's AM3 socket will support both DDR3 memory and AM2 chips, so at least some won't need a full system revamp to utilize this tech.

Not sure about Intel's Core 2 boards...
socket Am3 will support DDR3 memory and AM3 chips... NOT Am2 chips

Socket Am2 supports DDR2 memory and supports both AM2 and AM3 chips.
post #14 of 35
Wanker, you just need to buck up and buy a computer with the best tech availabe that day, you will be waiting until the end of time if you always wait for the next best thing, after DX10, it will be quad core, after that it will be DDR47 and DX15, etc...
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How funny that DDR2 is still not mainstream and we are talking about DDR3 becoming mainstream in 2009.
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post #16 of 35
That is exactly what I thougt when I red that article Burn.

What it'll be interesting to hear is that, wich I'm sure it will happen, the debate on whether or not DDR3 will be better than DDR2 because of its latencies.

I personally don't see a great improvement from DDR2 to DDR3, since that both carry almost the same speeds/bandwidth, except for DDR3 1333 and I don't see any CPUs running at a full 533mhz fsb yet, it's either 200 or 266 or the upcoming 333fsb Conroe. So basically DDR3 1333 will be for the one that likes to push their system beyond its limits.
post #17 of 35
Exactly, DDR3, just as DDR2, will remain for the enthusiast sector of the PC world until DDR2 replaces DDR as the "mainstream" memory form factor- It is my opinion that DDR3 will not become mainstream by 2009, if at all- The mainstream is reserved for "old" technology, by this I mean DDR, and eventually, DDR2 as it is replaced by DDR3.
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post #18 of 35
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Originally Posted by Burn
Exactly, DDR3, just as DDR2, will remain for the enthusiast sector of the PC world until DDR2 replaces DDR as the "mainstream" memory form factor- It is my opinion that DDR3 will not become mainstream by 2009, if at all- The mainstream is reserved for "old" technology, by this I mean DDR, and eventually, DDR2 as it is replaced by DDR3.
Completely agree. How are they going to push it to DDR3 so soon when there are SO many PCs out there still using DDR. -_-"

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post #19 of 35
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Originally Posted by Wankerfx
I've been waiting for like 5 months.

These things stopped me from buying. (in order)

1. OMG AM2 is coming out soon, don't buy now!
2. OMG C2D is coming out soon, don't buy anything!
3. OMG Ram prices are skyrocketing! Don't buy now!
4. OMG DX10 is coming soon, don't buy anything!
5. OMG DDR3 ram is coming out in a few months, don't upgrade now!

I'll never end up buying a computer.
Amen to that man! i keep seeing these damn posts... so i keep buying the stable things, like PSU and Case... everything else i'm hella nervous about... even the PSU will not support SLI G80's i may have to get a bay PSU to run the cards if i go that route...

So FRUSTRATING!
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post #20 of 35
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Man, and that picture was taken about a month ago...hrm. Seems like companies have gotten this technology thing down pat
They are the Dealers and we are the Junkies...
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