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Is the 1155 platform dead?

post #1 of 58
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I'm having a debate with this guy and according to him the 1155 platform is dead because no more new processors can be used on it. He also claims that a perfectly functional P4 can never be termed as 'alive and kicking'.

I think it's pretty lame the way he puts it. How can a platform be termed dead even though it can't be upgraded further. I think it's real stupid.

Share your views and is it just me that thinks weird of it?
post #2 of 58
I'm on 1155 and I'd agree that its a dead-end platform, but not dead. still plenty of performance to be had from it.

Socket 478, 775 etc are dead platforms.
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Lol yea, dead end makes more sense than just terming it literally dead. Thanks for the reply.
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All depends on your version of "Dead"
Sure thats the usual term used by most people on here for last gen sockets but a 2600K at anything over 4.5Ghz is still a kick ass CPU thumb.gif

Also does your friend happen to have a new gen mobo i take it?
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post #5 of 58
I'ts nearly dead in the market but not dead in our homes. My sandy bridge will acompany me until Skylake. If you are about to buy a new cpu wait for Haswell in few months they gonna be out.
post #6 of 58
It's dead in the term that there will not be any new processors released for it, but its not dead where it wouldn't take care of 99% of all users needs.
post #7 of 58
It's dead in the sense that it won't be getting any further chips, but it will be good enough to get the chicken cooked for quite some time.
The way you have to look at it now is just how long the setup is going to last; with Intels Tick-Tock you're only going to get 2x chips per socket.
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No more processors will be released on 1155
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post #9 of 58
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^^ I think that was clear.
post #10 of 58
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I personally think that terming this platform dead would make more sense if barely anyone uses it like almost 775. But that's about it.
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