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post #161 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
I'll upgrade when I find a good deal on a 7970, 8970, or GK110

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
I look for the best price/performance. I wouldn't be running a 3930K if it wasn't $200.
     
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Intel Core i7 4930K @ 4.2Ghz (42x100) 1.21V ASUS Rampage IV Extreme 2x3GB MSI Radeon HD 7970 OC @ 1075Mhz/6100 4x4GB G.SKILL ARES DDR3-1866 (Blue) 
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2x256GB Crucial M4 (RAID 0) 2x3TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 (RAID 1) 12X Samsung SH-B123L/BSBP BD Combo 2.4X Toshiba SD-H802A HD DVD-ROM (IDE) 
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2x256GB Crucial M4 (RAID 0) 2x3TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 (RAID 1) 12X Samsung SH-B123L/BSBP BD Combo 2.4X Toshiba SD-H802A HD DVD-ROM (IDE) 
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Cooler Master TPC-812 w/ Dual Gentle Typhoon AP15 Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 21" NEC AccuSync 120 (CRT) Ducky DK9008G2-BELLB (Cherry MX Brown) 
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750W EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B NZXT Switch 810 (Black) Razer Boomer Speed (Ball) Razer Goliathus 
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FiiO E10 1.5kVA APC J35B Power Conditioner/UPS 
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Dual Xeon X5650 @ 3.9Ghz (195x20) 1.3375V EVGA Classified SR-2 1280MB EVGA GeForce GTX 470 6x4GB Team Group Xtreem Dark DDR3-1600 
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160GB Intel 320 XSPC RayStorm | Danger Den DD-GTX470 | Swiftech... Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit 1000W Antec CP (CPX) 
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post #162 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: 4-5 Months

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: Performance
post #163 of 676
If I'm eligible...

When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month (just got my new FX CPU though)

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: Price/performance ratio
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I7-5820k @ 4.5GHz ASUS X-99/USB 3.1 RX RS 480 8GB 1x8GB 2133MHz 
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post #164 of 676
I plan on upgrading within the next year

I Look at price and performance with a strong emphasis on overclockabilty of the chip
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i7 5775c Asus Z97 Deluxe Iris Pro 6200 G. Skill Trident X 2400 
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WD Blue 320 Crucial MX300 525GB Cooler master hyper 212 Windows 10 Pro 
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post #165 of 676
Q: When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?

A: 6 months or so.

Q: What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?

A: Price/performance.
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post #166 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month 6 months.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: Other. How well the chip handles the specific apps or intended role for the system. Examples include running multiple VM's, specific music software (Ableton, ProTools) and various home server roles.
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Samsung 830 Series SSD Western Digital Caviar Black Western Digital Caviar Black DVD-RW HL-DT-ST GSA-H60L 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Thermalright Silve Arrow (TY-140/TY-150) Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm Phanteks 140mm Thermalright TY-150 
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Windows 7 Professional BenQ GW2450 Microsoft Sidewinder x4 Corsair HX650 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Corsair Obsidian 650D RAZER DeathAdder Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 M-Audio AV30 Studio Monitors (upgrading soon) 
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Intel i5 3570K GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD4H MSI R7870 Hawk CORSAIR XMS3 16GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Series SSD Samsung 830 Series SSD Western Digital Caviar Black Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
DVD-RW HL-DT-ST GSA-H60L Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm Phanteks 140mm 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional BenQ GW2450 Microsoft Sidewinder x4 Corsair HX650 
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post #167 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month, 3 months, 6 months, Other (please specify)
6 Months

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: (Choose: Price, Performance, Graphics Capability, Brand, Other (please specify)
Performance and price
post #168 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next 3 months.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: I'm looking at price, performance, and power consumption. Also, Linux support is a MAJOR interest as I'm a heavy Linux user so if the iGPU isn't supported well then I'm hesitant to buy.
     
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Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel HD515 8GB 1866DDR3L Micron M600 MTFDDAV256MBF M.2, 256 GB 
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N450 1.8GHz AC and 1.66GHz batt ASUS proprietary for 1001P GMA3150 (can play bluray now!?) 1GB DDR2 
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160GB LGLHDLBDRE32X Bodhi Linux Fedora LXDE 
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Kubuntu SLAX 1280x600 + Dell 15inch Excellent! 
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Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel HD515 8GB 1866DDR3L Micron M600 MTFDDAV256MBF M.2, 256 GB 
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Fanless Win10 Home x64 Kubuntu 16.04 (requires Linux kernel 4.5/4.6) 13.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, AU Optronics A... 
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AthlonIIX4 640 3.62GHz (250x14.5) 2.5GHz NB Asus M4A785TD-M EVO MSI GTX275 (Stock 666) 8GBs of GSkill 1600 
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4GBs of Adata 1333 Kingston HyperX 3k 120GB WD Caviar Black 500GB Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSOS
LG 8X BDR (WHL08S20) Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Kubuntu x64 Windows 7 x64 
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Bodhi Linux x64 Acer G215H (1920x1080) Seasonic 520 HAF912 
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N450 1.8GHz AC and 1.66GHz batt ASUS proprietary for 1001P GMA3150 (can play bluray now!?) 1GB DDR2 
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160GB LGLHDLBDRE32X Bodhi Linux Fedora LXDE 
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post #169 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: Performance/Graphics Capability

An A10 would perfectly suit me! biggrin.gif
post #170 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
2013

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
Price & performance
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