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Well I loved my q6700 but boards just keep dying and I can't find many good new ones. So I'm thinking since I can't use it why not go I7? Is there any pros and cons to I7? Will sandy bridge be 1366 or new again? Intell is better in performance right? (Amd)
Thanks really excited since I'm using a amd 4200x2 am2 slow but rock solid.
    
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sandy bridge will be 1155 socket and it comes out in a few days so just buy sandy bridge unless you want to wait for bulldozer which comes out in a few months
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From a Q6700, there are really only pros. Before you make a decision you should wait to see what Sandy Bridge has to offer. Sandy Bridge is going to be on three new sockets 1155 (mainstream), 1356 (enthusiast), and 2011(server). Intel has the fast processers out right now, that might change though when Bulldozer is released.
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Won't have enough cash for sandy since dirtbike took a ****. Good used I7 tho. Is bulldozer gonna be am3?
    
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Is bulldozer gonna be am3?
Nope. AM3+.
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