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Poll Results: Will you upgrade to SB from a 1366?

 
  • 10% (21)
    Sandy Bridge FTW!!!!!1!!
  • 65% (130)
    I sticking to my sweet 1366
  • 24% (49)
    I dont care/SPAM/Cant consider
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post #31 of 99
Gaming should be slower on SB Vs x58... If your a heavy gamer you have Multi gpus..
You have half the pci express lanes.. 4x4x4x anyone.. Kinda stinks..
    
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post #32 of 99
LGA1366 put a hole in my pocket.

At the time I purchased it, everything was just launched not long ago.

So yes, though it may be more than a year old already, I'm still sticking to it.
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post #33 of 99
2 year with 1366 is enough.
have served me well, sold old rig and got the 1366 for a good deal at the time.
but budget overclocking just got interesting with the sb.
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post #34 of 99
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Quote:
Originally Posted by flopper View Post
but budget overclocking just got interesting with the sb.
Makes mainstreamers happier men.
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post #35 of 99
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Originally Posted by Colt View Post
Makes mainstreamers happier men.
Bit of an irrelevant thread this seen as 1366 to SB would be a downgrade but hey ho.

You want to throw away your mobo and CPU to spend money on a downgrade so be it.
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post #36 of 99
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Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post
Gaming should be slower on SB Vs x58... If your a heavy gamer you have Multi gpus..
You have half the pci express lanes.. 4x4x4x anyone.. Kinda stinks..
    
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post #37 of 99
I'm excited by SB, and I was going to get one of those Red and Black motherboards to go with the Lian Li Lancool Dragon Lord: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112268

However, given that I SLI gtx 460s, it seems like it will not be worthwhile.
    
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post #38 of 99
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Originally Posted by Axon14 View Post
However, given that I SLI gtx 460s, it seems like it will not be worthwhile.
How do you figure?

    
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post #39 of 99
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Originally Posted by Jean-Luc View Post
How do you figure?

I was under the impression that the P67 chipset will have the same restrictions with the PCI-E lanes that the P55 chipset has?

Basically if there's no improvement, why go up you know? I suppose I'll wait for the benches.
    
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Originally Posted by Axon14 View Post
I was under the impression that the P67 chipset will have the same restrictions with the PCI-E lanes that the P55 chipset has?

Basically if there's no improvement, why go up you know? I suppose I'll wait for the benches.
Thought you had a 775 rig for some reason. P67 does have the same restrictions and every high end board will incorporate a NF200 chip to lessen them
    
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