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This is a new phenomenon in fan boy fodder... I've never witnessed interbrand fanboyism before. This is indeed a new low.
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Originally Posted by Balsagna View Post
Guys. You're making me want to sell my P6T Deluxe v2 and my Core i7 920 for the SB and that MSI board.....

Is it worth it? Probably not, but oh well.
No way. Just gather your money for Ivy Bridge+A pimpin WCing set up.
    
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This is a new phenomenon in fan boy fodder... I've never witnessed interbrand fanboyism before. This is indeed a new low.
It's because of certain people that are moving up to SB and calling the 1st gen i7's crap.
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I had a thread closed earlier today because I bought a new I7 950 because of the fanboism that was going on...
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I had a thread closed earlier today because I bought a new I7 950 because of the fanboism that was going on...
Oh I remember you! I think you made a good choice and as long as you're happy everything is good. Plus you system is still high end.
     
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I like having the fastest kid on the block. I also have water cooling, so perhaps I could get 5.4ghz... hmmmm

But you are right, I don't know if I want to change my whole setup just for a sidegrade like you speak.

I really don't need any performance right now, but a hobby is a hobby.
Then just wait for real reviews to come out and everything, early reports state that the 2600k will hit a wall at a certain OC, regardless if you're on air or water.
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Seriously, from a practical standpoint, I wonder if it would actually be worth upgrading to Ivy Bridge for Bloomfield owners. Most games are GPU-bound and I think LGA-1366 would still last a while with just GPU upgrades.
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Yeah, I think I'll stick with my current i7 and will wait till Ivy. I think I need a new case before anything. My Antec 1200 is showing its age and half the fans aren't working properly anymore. An LED out of one, 1 fan doesn't work. 1 fan is discolored, one fan's bearings seem out of wack and makes a weird noise.

But that's mostly from moving that sob around throughout college.
     
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This is a new phenomenon in fan boy fodder... I've never witnessed interbrand fanboyism before. This is indeed a new low.
You must not have been around for the C2Q to i7 era.
    
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