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Now is actually a good time to get a new PC but i think you should wait until xmas for the new GPU's that come out.
 
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post #22 of 34
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Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
Now is actually a good time to get a new PC but i think you should wait until xmas for the new GPU's that come out.
And then buy the old ones that get price dropped
    
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post #23 of 34
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Get it now... Penryn won't be as good as people expect I think, and no great new CPU's will come out until late / mid next year.
That is interesting. Do you know Penryn is the first processor ever to be manufactured with 45nm Hi-K process? It is revolutionary.
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post #24 of 34
I would wait at least until January. This is when prices are usually the lowest. By then you will have two choices too, both the Phenom and the Penryns will be out. Also ATI is slated to release a new card around then, hopefully and the new Nvidia cards should be coming down in price.
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post #25 of 34
Don't make any bold statements about CPU's that haven't launched yet, or for which you haven't seen benchies or even paper specs.

I don't even know at this moment if Barcelona will do what AMD claims. It might be good, but then again, maybe not good enough.

Regarding Penryn...what makes yuo say it won't be good??? That's an odd statement to say the least.

And iampoor: buy your rig whenever you have the money for it. If you have money now, buy now. There is ALWAYS better stuff at the horizon, so you'll always wait.

I never regret the times I decide to go for major upgrades.
    
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post #26 of 34
I never said it won't be good I just meant around after Christmas you will have more choice and lower prices than now.
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post #27 of 34
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well it looks like I'll have to wait for christmas.

I cannot really afford it now so yah
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Often there are deep discount sales right after Christmas..
    
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Often there are deep discount sales right after Christmas..
how much?

I know like for other stuff yah but...

Last christmas I wasn't getting a new P.C. so I didn't pay attention
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Video cards dont... cut mustard....I say GO NOW. Gotta walk before you crawl.
Can I quote this in 5 years.. when the 80 series is anything but viable.
    
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