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Upgrade to Sandy Bridge?

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So... What do you think? I'm probably either going to upgrade to Sandy Bridge next month or get the XSPC Rasa RS240 kit...

Which do you think is the better upgrade?

I mostly game although I do like the look of the higher overclocks on Sandy Bridge.

What do you think?
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Sell what you have now, go SB with that money.

All you'll need is the board and cpu.

You could probably get $150 for your cpu alone, intel isn't gonna come down in price on the older chips anyways.
    
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