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Who here can't wait for Sandy Bridge? I know that Intel wants to release their next gen. chips at CES, but it would be really nice if they released in time for the holiday season, oh well.

I so can't wait to start off the new year with a new rig with a brand new CPU and chipset!
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Intel doesn't release for holidays its part of their business. They sell off all old chips then release the new. They don't need the holiday money. AMD definitely needs ALL the money it can get!@ lol I am surprised they haven't released for holidays.
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
Intel doesn't release for holidays its part of their business. They sell off all old chips then release the new. They don't need the holiday money. AMD definitely needs ALL the money it can get!@ lol I am surprised they haven't released for holidays.
Well, they (AMD) released the 1100T on the 7th, but it looks like that'll be it. Bulldozer should be coming sometime next year.

Anyways, to the OP: No not really. It will be nice, but I believe it will just act as a replacement to LGA 1156. Plus, I just got my i7 so I don't want to worry about anything else right now
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I was excited... until I saw a golden batch i7 920 in the for sale section
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Well, they (AMD) released the 1100T on the 7th, but it looks like that'll be it. Bulldozer should be coming sometime next year.

Anyways, to the OP: No not really. It will be nice, but I believe it will just act as a replacement to LGA 1156. Plus, I just got my i7 so I don't want to worry about anything else right now
Socket 1155 is the replacement for Socket 1156 Although can't said I'm excited for it since I'm fine with my socket 1156 system, it'll still be good for years to come
     
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I'm excited to see the end of threads like this.
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YEA so waiting for sandy bridge super excited I probably wont get it when it first comes out
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Who here can't wait for Sandy Bridge? I know that Intel wants to release their next gen. chips at CES, but it would be really nice if they released in time for the holiday season, oh well.

I so can't wait to start off the new year with a new rig with a brand new CPU and chipset!
I'm running an overclocked 920, so I'm not too worried about Sandy Bridge - benchmarks I've seen on Anand imply to me that it won't beat my chip.
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sandy bridge beats i7 when overclocked... like, kills. forgot source, sry

also they can go up to 4.6-7.. thats better than i7
    
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I keep seeing these "Sandy Bridge" threads but haven't really read them. What's so special about these new sandy chips? Are they better with milk?
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