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Well I did it. I pulled the trigger this morning. I ordered my system from da egg.

I also picked up this H70 earlier this morning too.

I am really hoping the lanboy air is not as bad as some people say it is, but im going to give it a shot.


Edited by Deeeebs - 1/6/11 at 11:21am
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Should have got Sandy Bridge :/
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Am I blind? What CPU did you go with?
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*drool*
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Wait for Sandy Bridge. 3 days, same price, better performance, lower power consumption. The 2600k is getting 32,000PPD at only 3.5GHz.
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How come you didn't go with SB? The numbers seem to be alot better, unless you got an i7 for cheap you should cancel and switch your order.
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post #7 of 37
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blostorm View Post
Should have got Sandy Bridge :/
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How come you didn't go with SB? The numbers seem to be alot better, unless you got an i7 for cheap you should cancel and switch your order.
I have 6 Xeon 5500 series at home doing nothing and I need something better than my current rig. I know shoulda done this or should done that. BUT I DID this. And I hope i will be quite pleased. When I build me a mico pc in a few months, this 470 with move to it and I will get a 570 for this. Hopefully the prices fall a little or there is a decent rebate.
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Wait for Sandy Bridge. 3 days, same price, better performance, lower power consumption. The 2600k is getting 32,000PPD at only 3.5GHz.
3 days? I just called the local Memoryexpress, 2600k in stock as of today for $359 CAD... I feel the gears turning inside me Not sure if that price is on target or a little high?
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Oh ok post that in the OP so another 10 people dont say the same thing. Lol
If you already had the chip then no reason to not use it.

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3 days? I just called the local Memoryexpress, 2600k in stock as of today for $359 CAD... I feel the gears turning inside me Not sure if that price is on target or a little high?
They have been in stock in a few places for almost a week, but they are not allowed to sell it yet.
Of course if they do its behind there back and I am sure they can get in trouble for doing so.
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post #10 of 37
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Oh ok post that in the OP so another 10 people dont say the same thing. Lol
If you already had the chip then no reason to not use it.



They have been in stock in a few places for almost a week, but they are not allowed to sell it yet.
Of course if they do its behind there back and I am sure they can get in trouble for doing so.
I thought release date was today? They said they can sell them as of today when I called, but if I'm wrong on the release date then your right they should not be selling them... weird
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