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How long does it typically take for Intel to revise a new Processor?

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I am just thinking it may be wise to wait for a revision before buying a 2500K or 2600K due to maturing the technology and the Motherboards with the BIOS as well. This is just from what I read on the forums.

Is it really going to make a difference to wait until a revision and how long does it typically take for a revision to come out?

This will help me to decide when to build a new PC and whether it is worth the wait. That and I don't want to wait just on what could be a stereotypical myth.

Thanks.
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You mean like, revised steppings? Because that's about all they change right
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It took half a year for i7-920 D0 to come out. I'd take that as best case, though. I don't think Lynnfield ever saw a new stepping.
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Hmm.... so should I bother waiting? Or just get it next week?
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I would get it

can't see them improving that much considering they do like 5ghz anyways.
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