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Eventually im going to be building an intel, as i already have an amd and i'm going to be building another computer. As im not too familiar with Intel, I was wondering what would give me the best performance while overclocking, or should i just wait for the nehalems? Also, what mobo should i get?

Or instead of all of this, should i just get the phenom 9850 and work on upgrading my current pc?
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sounds like you haven't made up your mind yet! Since you will have to get a new motherboard and processor to go intel, might be cheaper to get a higher clocked black edition cpu and see how that goes or you could grab a $89 gigabyte P35 board, an E8400/E7200/Q6600 and rock it intel style. Any of those intels and you will definitely feel the boost. Another philosophy will say stick with what you got and save up for Nehalem, all depends on what you want chief, more bang now and wait for the next gen. or a not too expensive boost.
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