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1300 for a gaming rig? Damn, where the hell are you guys finding money trees?
     
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post #202 of 232
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1300 for a gaming rig? Damn, where the hell are you guys finding money trees?
Under our mommies pillows because we don't have to pay rent or for food, duh!

Or high paying jobs??
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post #203 of 232
I'm just going to build a new computer in 4 years and buy whatever the **** is out by then, you people are being irrational, just because something new and faster comes out doesn't make your stuff crap. I know people with Hyper Threaded P4's and 7950's and being able to play crysis on high/medium (with good overclocking). And if you don't like how your system is performing then get a new cooling solution and OVERCLOCK I remember when I didn't have much money and the only way I could upgrade was when a part died, stop complaining you people are being fools just be greatful for what you have, I even remember when I bought my first multi-core computer it was a crappy dell with a Q6600 then a month after I bought it for 2500$ the i7 comes out and I felt terrible however I pressed on thinking this "Many people don't have a quad core, why should I be upset. Funny part it lasted me until a couple months ago and guess what, I didn't even overclock. I then went and bought a new PC since my old one got ruined in a PSU explosion I got a 980x so I would be set for a long time then I hear about Sandy Bridge and everyone fearing there PC will be useless and time and time again I hear this "Wow my low end CPU will beat a Extreme Edition if I overclock it!!" Guess what, we can overclock too and when we do, you can't catch up.

tl;dr buy new components only if you need them
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post #204 of 232
Good buy The 1366 IS much better for gaming.
    
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Anyone looking to sell their AM3 stuff for SB PM me?

I usually buy what's either middle of the road or if I'm lucky sometimes the last king of the hill. If I didn't game I wouldn't even be using my sig rig. Windows seems to make upgrading a required thing after one or two OSes.
     
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post #206 of 232
Exactly +1 for you. I only upgrade when I actually need more power not because something new is out. Most 4 core CPUs and 1GB+ graphics cards provide a lot of power and most people on here don't even know they've already got a huge amount of computing power and are obsessed with pointless benchmarks and running games at frame rates far in excess of what their screens can even display. If a game runs poorly on a decent system it's bad programming.
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exactly +1 for you. I only upgrade when i actually need more power not because something new is out. Most 4 core cpus and 1gb+ graphics cards provide a lot of power and most people on here don't even know they've already got a huge amount of computing power and are obsessed with pointless benchmarks and running games at frame rates far in excess of what their screens can even display. If a game runs poorly on a decent system it's bad programming.
thank you!!
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I'm going to agree with the majority should have waites for SB but it's all your choice as long as you enjoy your pc who cares.
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post #209 of 232
Wow, can't believe this thread!

The best thing about SB being released is that it will lower 1366 prices. In fact it allready has and all being good, a nice 1366 setup will soon be within my grasp!

Grats on the new rig.
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Wow, can't believe this thread!

The best thing about SB being released is that it will lower 1366 prices. In fact it allready has and all being good, a nice 1366 setup will soon be within my grasp!

Grats on the new rig.
This is true, thats why I am so happy the sandy bridge is coming out. It means a price drop on LGA 1366 Socket Motherboards. I am sure there is probably going to be aleast a 40% price drop due to new hardware coming out.
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