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Upgrade? or wait?

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hey guys, im really wanting to upgrade to am2 and get an 8800gtx so i can be dx10 ready, but ive heard that am2 isnt anything spectacular right now, so should i wait till they revise it? or would it be good to upgrade now?

im currently running an amd opty 165, 7900gt KO edition, 2x512 ocz gold series RAM, and an epox mobo
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In my opinion I would wait until AM2+ or AM3. AMD is going through this bad habit of changing sockets for some reason... Just OC your CPU and you'll be good to go!
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