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Ivy Bridge or wait for Haswell?

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Been thinking a lot lately of building a mITX build for easy portability.
Generally speaking, I know it's usually better to wait for the upcoming generation.
However, I want some opinions on this:
Would it be smarter to sell off my rig now for a higher resell value, and go Ivy?
Or is it worth it to wait until ~April for Haswell?

Thanks for the input!
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Your rig is fine, and it'll still be fine in 4-5 months. You'll still be able to get a good price for it if you wait for Haswell.

That's what I'm doing, anyway.
    
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I go for sell the rig, and get haswell.
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post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by xnuw View Post

I go for sell the rig, and get haswell.
Either way, I plan on selling everything but the GPU and SSDs/HDD.
Is it worth the resell price degradation waiting for Haswell? Hmm..
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you will be fine keeping your rig and sell it and go haswell, there will be some price deprecation on most parts. but not a lot thumb.gif besides in that time you can save up some more pennies
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i7 960 is a beast still, so wait for Haswell biggrin.gif
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