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Looking to Go MATX X99

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How long before the next Extreme Processor comes out i don't want to get this and have to upgrade or something better might come out in say 7 months.

Looking for a good multi tasking platform that will last for some time.
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Q4 '15 - Q1 '16 should be when we see Broadwell-E, but it's possible that they may not even be worth switching to.

If you're looking for a good multitasking platform, you don't even need X99, just so that you're aware. This is crazy overkill for anything you may choose to do. Unless of course, you're like me, and need to run 2 VMs, while doing physics simulations, and like to have a game open as well, playing online, and hosting the server.
That gets me to 40% CPU load.
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial CT4K4G4DFS8213 16GB (4x4GB) DDR4 Intel 520 series 120GB SSD Seagate Barracuda 1TB Seagate Barracuda 3TB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Hitachi HTS543216L9A300 DVD/RW Brand Unknown CoolerMaster Nepton 280L Liquid CPU Cooler 8x Noctua NF-P14S Redux 140mm 1500RPM PWM Fan 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX1200 Fractal Design Define R5 Gigabyte M6900 Aerocool Strike-X Fury 
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Logitech G130 Gaming Headset Logitech 2.1 Speakers 
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