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my dad's planning on getting this?

http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/prod...e=CPA-AD2640-B

but should we get all the other parts for his build first then wait for bulldozer to come out, then buy the chip? because i was thinking its price might drop or the more expensive chips may become cheaper? can anyone back me up with this, anybody know if this will happen or should i just get the chip for him now?
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You might be able to save $15 bucks at most.Not worth waiting I say.
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You might be able to save $15 bucks at most.Not worth waiting I say.
Thanks, i'll take your word for it. Do you know when dozer is scheduled to release?
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Nah. It's not worth it. Go for it, I say. If you're willing to buy used, someone on this forum might have one for even cheaper!

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Thanks, i'll take your word for it. Do you know when dozer is scheduled to release?
Quarter 2, which means anytime between April and June.
 
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3 months ago I would have said no, but since 'we' essentially are closer than further, wait.
    
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Bulldozer due late Q2-like May/June.
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does he have anything use in the mean time? if you are going just dump the chip right away after bulldozer why not just get something cheaper or buy something from used forum.

edit:you could probably get everything else, but not the motherboard you would need a new one am3+ for bd
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does he have anything use in the mean time? if you are going just dump the chip right away after bulldozer why not just get something cheaper or buy something from used forum.

edit:you could probably get everything else, but not the motherboard you would need a new one am3+ for bd
No he only wants to wait for bulldozer to see if the prices drop on the other chips like the 1055t or the one he wants
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No he only wants to wait for bulldozer to see if the prices drop on the other chips like the 1055t or the one he wants
I'd imagine that, even if there are any price drops, they won't happen right away, so the wait will be a little longer than just when Bulldozer comes out... you'd quite possibly have to wait for a few weeks after Bulldozer's release to see any price drops.
 
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