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You could sell your mobo keep the memory and just need a 2600k + mobo. You'll be in the clear for 1155.
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Originally Posted by H.GamersZone View Post
I wasn't trying to insult anybody, sorry if i said something wrong
i was just sayin' that it's not a good move if i kept my 980X and then get Ivy Bridge..this way is going to be TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY
but if i sell my 980X right now and get 2600k instead, then when Ivy Bridge releases, this way is going to be better, powerful, cheaper.

I know that you are going to tell me "then what's the point of the thread if your are going to buy 2600k then sell it to buy LGA2011 anyway"?
well, my point of the thread wasn't keeping my 980X and buy Ivy Bridge, it was either 980X or LGA2011 cpu
so now instead of staying with 980X..it's better to go for 2600k then LGA2011 and save some bucks.
(Oh and BTW, my new system cost me more than 5k dollars).

And like what i said before, i already decided to go for 2600k, and i only want your opinions, i didn't say "help me deciding, should i keep my 980X or sell it?"

Thanks for your reply.



Still no one understand what im trying to say?

Let's just say i sold my 980X right now for $820 and bought 2600k for $339 (besides the board & the memory)

Now there is $481 left.

Ok, so in about 6 months i'll buy one of the new LGA2011 processors, let's say the MSRP is set at $1000
now after 6 months or so im going to sell my 2600k maybe for $280..(now i have a total of $761)
all i have to do is pay $239 and get a new LGA2011 cpu.
In this case, i only lost $239.

So is this better than keeping my 980X and sell it after 6 months for $500 and pay another $500 for the Ivy Bridge?
In this case i lost $500.

the answer is very obvious

*All the prices are just for example.

You're calculating it all wrong. Here's the way to think about it; every system change will cost you. The more system changes you have, the more it will cost you.

Also in your calculations you conveniently forgot the 1155 motherboard and RAM, which will not be compatible with your future 2011 CPU (necessitating the purchase of yet another motherboard and RAM set).

So yes, if you buy Sandy Bridge right now, and then Ivy you'll save on your CPUs. But you will lose overall when factoring in costs of motherboards and the RAM.
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Anything that has to do with PC's != Anything that has to do with saving money. End of story.
    
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Anything that has to do with PC's != Anything that has to do with saving money. End of story.
We live in a capitalistic society, everything has to do with money. So saving money is essential.

Also, a smart buyer always goes with the best deals that save him the most. Unless the said buyer is multi-millionaire or something.
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You're calculating it all wrong. Here's the way to think about it; every system change will cost you. The more system changes you have, the more it will cost you.

Also in your calculations you conveniently forgot the 1155 motherboard and RAM, which will not be compatible with your future 2011 CPU.

So yes, if you buy Sandy Bridge right now, and then Ivy you'll save on your CPUs. But you will lose overall when factoring in costs of motherboards and the RAM.
Im also going to sell my motherboard and my memory, i was only talking about the expensive CPUs.

Ok let's start again

- I bought i7-980X, EVGA Classified3, Corsair Dominator-GT 2000MHz 12GB 6x2.
- Prices are: $1000, $370, $466 (TOTAL: $1836)

- Now, i'll sell my i7-980X for $820, my EVGA Classified3 for $330, my Corsair 12GB for $430.
After selling all of them, i have now a total of $1580 (i lost $256)

- Now, i bought i7-2600K for $340, Asus Maximus IV for $330, Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz 8GB 4x2 C8 for $137 (TOTAL: $807)
I have $773 left.

- Now after 6 months or so, LGA2011 is finally released, let's say it's going to be $1000, and a high-end motherboard $400, and an 8GB of quad channel 1600-2000MHz memory (2GBx4) let's say $360.
Now im going to sell my i7-2600K for $280, my Asus Maximus IV for $280, my Corsair Vengeance 8GB for $100.
After selling them, i got $660 + the ones i saved after selling (980X,EVGA E770,Corsair 12GB) $773 (TOTAL: $1433)

- Now, i bought LGA2011 for $1000, mobo for $400, memory for $360 (TOTAL: $1760)
I already have $1433 laying around after selling the LGA1055 stuff, now i just have to pay $327 to get me a nice Ivy Bridge components.

In this case, i only lost $327 instead of selling my LGA1366 stuff after 6 months of use "skipping LGA1055" and going directly to LGA2011 (total lost will be around $690).
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I really hope this is enough, im tired of explaining and calculating and writing over and over
Thanks to all of you people, i really appreciate all your replies, and im really sorry if i insulted anyone by mistake.

Im going to sell my LGA1366 and buy LGA1055 and sell it after LGA2011 releases
END OF STORY.

Im tired..going to bed right now, goodbye fellas
Edited by H.GamersZone - 1/29/11 at 7:15pm
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You won't have to sell all your RAM if you don't want. You could keep 4 sticks (so 8GB) and sell the other 2 as a dual-channel kit or individually.
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Hmm, my question is: why did you not get the 2600K instead in the first place? That would have been the best thing to do if you're a gamer.


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You won't have to sell all your RAM if you don't want. You could keep 4 sticks (so 8GB) and sell the other 2 as a dual-channel kit or individually.
I want to sell it and get Corsair Vengeans instead, but anyway im going to decide later
memory is not that important..because Corsair Vengeance is also excellent.

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Hmm, my question is: why did you not get the 2600K instead in the first place? That would have been the best thing to do if you're a gamer.


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I agree with you, but unfortunently i bought my 980X about 3 months ago
and the reason for that is..i was waiting for MSI to release the new GTX480 Lightning, and they was too late untill i realised i could just wait for GTX580 to release!

that's why it take me too long to decide..but if i bought my stuff these 2 weeks then i'll absolutely go for 1155 setup.

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I'm confused. Is it confirmed that Ivy Bridge will not be compatible with socket 1155? If possible, can anyone post a link confirming this? Various sources are indicating that Ivy Bridge will be backwards compatible with socket 1155, and I'm not sure which to follow at this point
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