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post #51 of 58
Don't know if anyone has brought this up yet, but:
Linky

for gaming, 1155 is still kicking hard.
And my 2600k has not even hitched since i got it, on anything.
I would be a fool to even consider upgrading. biggrin.gif
post #52 of 58
I don't even see a good reason to upgrade my i7-960 for several years. So, dead-end? Sure. Dead? Hardly.

If you're running an 1155 chip, be happy with it.
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post #53 of 58
Not even close. There are only 4 CPU's on Newegg that are post 1155.
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post #54 of 58
Dead no dieing yes. But Z77 and 1155 platform will still be great for most users and that is what really counts. The i5 3570K is still a very good gaming CPU and just because Haswell will be out soon I do not think that will be the complete end of it. The way I see it if my system is still able to play everything I want then it is not dead at least not to me. I do not need to live on the bleeding edge nor can I afford to do so anymore. I had to wait quite a while to be able to afford a intel rig and still it cost me more than I really wanted to spend but in the long run I will have this rig for a few more years.

As far as gaming rigs go I have a FX-8120 FX-8350 and this i5 3570K and all three perform great with any game I want to play that is what counts. When Haswell has been out for a while and the price settles I will consider updating but that will not be for a few years hopefully. I use to upgrade my GPU and such about every year to keep up with the latest greatest but I soon found that I was just wasting money for no good reason other that it was newer that what I had.
 
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post #55 of 58
It's not even dying. Socket 754 was alive almost until the socket that came after 939, and not long ago 1156 started to die. I'd say at least 6 months before it even STARTS to show signs of fading out.
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post #56 of 58
I'm P67 until Skylake and loving it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bryonhowley View Post

As far as gaming rigs go I have a FX-8120 FX-8350 and this i5 3570K and all three perform great with any game I want to play that is what counts. When Haswell has been out for a while and the price settles I will consider updating but that will not be for a few years hopefully. I use to upgrade my GPU and such about every year to keep up with the latest greatest but I soon found that I was just wasting money for no good reason other that it was newer that what I had.
I really doubt Haswell is going to be worth upgrading to. If I were you, I wouldn't upgrade until at least Broadwell.
post #58 of 58
id say its still alive a kicking in terms of a viable platform as there still isnt much out there that will touch it in terms of gaming at this point. in terms of a growing platform yeah its pretty much dead
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