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Hey guys,

I've recently purchased a i950 for £160 do you think it's worth selling and waiting for the new sandy bridge socket processors or sticking with the 950? Also, is there any big differences from the 950 and the new ones?

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post #2 of 16
Nah keep it and stick with it, at £160 it's a bargain
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Nah keep it and stick with it, at £160 it's a bargain
This. At least wait until LGA 1356 and LGA 2011 are released. See how they stack up before planning on upgrading.
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Yep, wait and see first.
    
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Any idea on when these are going to be released?
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Any idea on when these are going to be released?
1155 will be released in 13 days. Motherboards are already available for the P67 platform.
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I wonder how well a 2.66ghz Sandy bridge will pair with a 2.66 Core i7 920.

How much faster is it supposedly going to be clock to clock?
     
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Quote:
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I wonder how well a 2.66ghz Sandy bridge will pair with a 2.66 Core i7 920.

How much faster is it supposedly going to be clock to clock?
I think the 2600K is supposed to compete with the 980X and the 2500K against the 950.
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