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Hello, i am planning to upgrade to the 980x eventually in about 2 years when it drops in price. So i was wondering will the Formula handle it and be able to get it to 4.2 stable with HT on? Can't find any good answers on google.
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Originally Posted by Lhino;12160096 
Hello, i am planning to upgrade to the 980x eventually in about 2 years when it drops in price. So i was wondering will the Formula handle it and be able to get it to 4.2 stable with HT on? Can't find any good answers on google.
I hope that you realize that EE processors never go down in price, they discontinue them too soon for that.


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Ah dang. What about the 970?
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Yeah the extreme chips stay expensive long after they are obsolete.

Take the 975 for instance.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115212&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Processors+-+Desktops-_-Intel-_-19115212

It is still $1,050. What kind of moron would buy that when you can get a 980 for the same price or even less?

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Originally Posted by Lhino;12160144 
Ah dang. What about the 970?
The 970 is probably going to come down in price but ivy bridge is out in less than a year so I'd save for that personally.


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The 970 is probably going to come down in price but ivy bridge is out in less than a year so I'd save for that personally.


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What price did you think it was going to drop to?
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To be honest about 5000 Rand. Estimated 650 Dollars.
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