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Fudzilla

Idk if this is true but if so then buying sandy bridge now and upgrading wouldnt be a bad idea...
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You'd need to change out the motherboard since IB will be on a different socket.

If what AMD is saying about Bulldozer is correct, it should be on level with IB.
    
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You'd need to change out the motherboard since IB will be on a different socket.

If what AMD is saying about Bulldozer is correct, it should be on level with IB.
Bulldozer is supposed to come out sometime in Q2 of this year right?
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Just wait. You have a 920 at 4+ no need to upgrade.
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2012 = Next upgrade.

This hopefully means Ivy Bridge + On Die USB 3.0 controller + PCIe 3.0 + DDR4.

I'm not upgrading until I all of the above are available, haha.
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Ivy Bridge only means something if 28nm GPUs are amazing and cause I7 x58 CPUs to bottleneck them. I would be utterly amazed if this is the case.

Now if you use a lot of applications that have nothing to do with 3d then maybe IB will be a nice upgrade.
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I thought that it was well known that fudzilla isn't a reliable source. They were saying that Fermi was going to be delayed for an entire year or two (the article was written a month before it came out). Ivy bridge is my next upgrade so it better come out soon.

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Ivy Bridge only means something if 28nm GPUs are amazing and cause I7 x58 CPUs to bottleneck them. I would be utterly amazed if this is the case.

Now if you use a lot of applications that have nothing to do with 3d then maybe IB will be a nice upgrade.
Let me ask you something... did u upgrade from a 920 to a 980x? and what mb did u have before?
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Let me ask you something... did u upgrade from a 920 to a 980x? and what mb did u have before?
Ive had 920s, I have a 980, I have a 2600k, ill have IB, that doesn't mean that IB means something to gamers with x58 machines.

Edit: Oh to answer your other question. I have used a Rampage 3 Extreme and Rampage 3 Gene and now I have the EVGA. My SB Mobo is the UD4
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Well I am just wondering bc I really have he upgrade itch right now lol
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