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The difference between haswell and ivy will be the same or more as sandy bridge to ivy. If this is the case, then 10% + 10% = 20% - Might be a bit generous here!

Then Sandy to Haswell will be worth it. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by ladcrooks View Post

The difference between haswell and ivy will be the same or more as sandy bridge to ivy. If this is the case, then 10% + 10% = 20% - Might be a bit generous here!

Then Sandy to Haswell will be worth it. thumb.gif

It's looking like 5% for Haswell
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The fx6300 is a better then any Phenom II 4 or 6 core. IMO
Overclocking to 4.6-4.8ghz is pretty common for those chip to accomplish as well.

Yes, true, the FX6300 is basically the same as PHx4 except it can hit 5ghz... it also costs almost twice as much, and the motherboard costs twice as much. That's the problem. Not really worth the price when you can get a PHX4 for $84 vs $119 AR (and used PHX4s, which you should always buy such an old chip on ebay ofc, for $60 easily) and $30-$50 for a quality AM3 board vs $80-100 for a quality AM3+ board.
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The difference between haswell and ivy will be the same or more as sandy bridge to ivy ? You know for sure ? I'm really asking because some benchmarks on the news sites show only marginal increases from haswell over ivy

Based on preliminary benches from TH and from leaked chinese clockers, Ivy to Haswell difference will be twice that of Sandy to Ivy, so about 15%. I'd say that's definitely notable.

Either wait, or like I said, just buy Ivy from Microcenter/Best Buy and when Haswell comes out, sell the Ivy for a small profit. Seriously, it's within 30 days so you could just return them at no charge.

Even if you LOSE money on selling off the ivy, isn't paying ~$50 worth it to have a computer for a month? And there's no way that'd happen anyways, if you buy from microcenter for $169, the going rate on ebay for an Ivy is ~$200... there's a reason people go to MC and buy Ivies every day, and then sell them on ebay.
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