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You dont need to upgrade, but if your like me and just have to get the new tech then get SB now or get the 1090t and OC.

If you wait for BD and then AMD announce some new faster model to release in 3 months time you will still be waiting. With tech moving as fast as it does in the computer industry just get what is great at the time you want to upgrade.
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You dont need to upgrade, but if your like me and just have to get the new tech then get SB now or get the 1090t and OC.

If you wait for BD and then AMD announce some new faster model to release in 3 months time you will still be waiting. With tech moving as fast as it does in the computer industry just get what is great at the time you want to upgrade.
Yeah, I often hate that what's new today is old in like a few months. LOL! I think I'll wait for BD as I've already got the mod bug and went all out.
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Yeah, I often hate that what's new today is old in like a few months. LOL! I think I'll wait for BD as I've already got the mod bug and went all out.
Good choice.

I do video-transcoding on the fly, trying to stream .mkv files to my PS3 using PS3 media server , i hardly ever see more than 2 cores at 100%.
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Good choice.

I do video-transcoding on the fly, trying to stream .mkv files to my PS3 using PS3 media server , i hardly ever see more than 2 cores at 100%.
I really want to know what apps really use 4 - 6 cores then. Because it seems like there would be a lot of wasted potential in these 6 core processors. Like I said before, I heard from another source that folks with 6 cores rarely ever use them all.
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A 1090T would be nice and probably easy enough to OC close to 4 GHz. I believe that the six core would be a good option for you right now and you would see a nice boost in performance, especially when running multiple things at the same time. That is if you have the cash to spend.
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