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post #11 of 21
1055T is the best Bang/$. But I'd at least wait for BD/IB and see what they have to offer. Best case scenario, prices of existing chips goes down. I could run my rig for 4 years, I don't need the cutting edge, but if something broke...upgrade would be evident lol.
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post #12 of 21
Agreed on teh 1055 or soemthing like that. the 1075 isn't worth the unlocked multi imho.

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post #13 of 21
i still have a p3 rig
http://www.overclock.net/system.php?i=64165

for future-proof its best to wait... forever
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Oops, almost forgot. They also made a 95W version of the 1055T, look for that too
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I don't see why people are so pessimist about 4 years longivity of a computer. Dual Xeon? That's a server build, and I'm not that hardcore of new builds man. I'll be adding anoth 4GB along the way, maybe sell and upgrade GPU. But my point is to have a good enough CPU to not get bottleneck in 1-2 years with a new GPU
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1-2 years? I'm gonna go out on a limb and say ANY Quad will last that long without a significant bottleneck.
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post #19 of 21
I personally would wait for bulldozer because you can buy it or it will most likely drive prices down.

I you do decide to go for a PII please get a 6core you won't regret it. I have a x4 965 and doing some encoding every once in a while it chews it up. would be very nice to have more power for sure.
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