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i am wondering how long does sandybridge last. and what is the cheaptest cpu for haswell?
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How long does Sandy Bridge last? Well, that would be dependent on a great number of things, such as voltage, temperature, use, etc.; unless you're running really hot or using way too much voltage, it should last years without a problem.

The cheapest Haswell CPU at the moment is the i5-4430, which is $189.99 on Newegg.
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How long will it last? Before it breaks, or before it becomes obsolete?

It will "last" forever if taken care of, well maintained, and under normal voltages.

It will remain "relevant" in terms of performance to play modern games and applications for probably another 5-7 years. Haswell offers no major technology advantage over something like a i7-2600K other than better power efficiency (and that's questionable) and about 30% better performance clock for clock.

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I meant when is sandybridge become disappear. (before it becomes obsolete?
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still got my 2500k pumped up at 4.8ghz
purrs like a kitten dont see a reason to upgrade to ivy or haswell
post #6 of 7
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thanks , I meant when it will obsolete with sandybridge.

because I am thinking to be a matx either z87 or z77 mb for sandybridge or haswell cpu.
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post #7 of 7
Stick with your 2700K and pickup a mATX Z77 board.
Performance difference b/t SB and Haswell isn't much at all as said.
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