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When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
 

Other: 1,5 years

 

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?

 

Brand, overclocking ability

post #192 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: I plan to upgrade my desktop PC within the next 6 or so months, as I'm more than content with my current specs. I will only upgrade once there is hardware at an appropriate price, which is significantly better than what I may currently own.


What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: If I have to pick one aspect which I look for when selecting a processor upgrade it would certainly be price. It would be appropriate to say that many of my purchases are based around the cost of an item. Dependent on the price is also the value of the item, is the cost good value? Thus, it can be determined that I look for good value when selecting a processor upgrade.
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post #193 of 676
When do I plan to upgrade my PC?

I plan to upgrade when AMD releases the 9970 or if Steamroller is better than Haswell i5.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?

Price to performance, how much it can overclock, power consumption, single and multi-threaded performance.
post #194 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within 2-3 years, it really all depends on when I will see a significant benefit in upgrading.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: Performance. biggrin.gif
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post #195 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month, 3 months, 6 months, Other (please specify)

I don't plan to upgrade, I actually want to make an HTPC, or a small computer for my mom for work.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: (Choose: Price, Performance, Graphics Capability, Brand, Other (please specify)

Price; can't buy things outside my budget. smile.gif
post #196 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month, 3 months, 6 months, Other (please specify)
Whenever a new platform is launched I must buy it....

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: (Choose: Price, Performance, Graphics Capability, Brand, Other (please specify)
Performance and affordability go hand in hand along with overclocking ability.
    
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post #197 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Other (1-2 years)

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: Performance
post #198 of 676
If we're lucky AMD will practically be giving these away within the next few months anyway.

- chmodlabs
post #199 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: 3-6 months, If Haswell is a big leap. Or if I did decide to try FX out.. Still on the fence.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A:Price, Performance,
post #200 of 676
When do you next plan to upgrade your Desktop PC?
A: Within the next month, 3 months, 6 months, Other (please specify)
I don't plan to upgrade, I plan on making a new build. Likely within the next 6 months.

What do you look for when selecting a processor upgrade?
A: (Choose: Price, Performance, Graphics Capability, Brand, Other (please specify)
Situational usage.
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