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The purpose... of such? Who needs this, really? Sure, it is great for progress, but you all are having a religious experience over this. The computers most of you have will be able to run anything and everything you will ever want for the next 5 years or so, why waste your money?
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The purpose... of such? Who needs this, really? Sure, it is great for progress, but you all are having a religious experience over this. The computers most of you have will be able to run anything and everything you will ever want for the next 5 years or so, why waste your money?
I'm hung like a five year old, anything helps.
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The purpose... of such? Who needs this, really? Sure, it is great for progress, but you all are having a religious experience over this. The computers most of you have will be able to run anything and everything you will ever want for the next 5 years or so, why waste your money?
Think about the very large percentage of people running older hardware. An i5 2500k would be an AMAZING buy for someone who is still on a core2duo. Buying a current i5/i7 and especially a phenom II instead would be pretty stupid.
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For gaming i hardly expect to see any real difference between these and 775 or even am3 setups.
If you are running 1920x1200+ resolution then I doubt much with todays games.

The next years games however...
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post #37 of 377
What the deal with SB are they supposed to be faster than the current I7s?
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post #38 of 377
just have to say not very informative

"use asus auto tune"

like everyone has that..
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post #39 of 377
So when can I start buying cheap i7 970s?
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post #40 of 377
those intel mb's are pretty cool with those skulls. too bad they arent too extreme for my taste.
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