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Good Price to go 1155?

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I popped my rig (in the sig) on craigslist (minus the monitor and blu-ray burner) and got a hit - it is listed at $625. I was going to wait until bulldozer to compare SB and bulldozer, but I heard there will be some IB options on 1155 to upgrade to if I need more than a 2500k or 2600k at some point...

Either way, do you think $625 is a good price for my current computer? If so, do you think that in the next 3-5 months it will drop down below this price (aka, I shouldn't wait to see what BD has to offer and instead should sell and buy SB now)?

Thanks for the info
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I would say that $625.00 is probably a fair price. You might even be on the beneficial side. As for the other decisions, i will let them up to you. My friend just built a SB and it's really nice though.
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Yeh 625 I would say would be a very good price for you! Your comp is worth closer to 450-500. As for Sandy Bridge I am a big fan I just built a rig for a friend using the 2600k and he couldn't be happier with the speed. I would go 1155 if there was a Crosshair motherboard for it I cant lose my color scheme smile.gif.
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Thanks for the quick replies. If the deal actually goes through (it is craigslist after all) I will probably go sandy bridge. It looks like I can get something nice with a 2500k and an sli capable logo for 800 or so.
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For 625$ the buyer is kinda getting ripped off so I would def go for it. SB is really overkill which can be a beautiful thing.
    
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