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What to wait for?

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I was thinking of what my next big build will be as the Bulldozer, Ivy, and other rumors are stirring around these days, and I can't really pick something that is worth while. I mean, what I have now is good for what I am doing, but by Q2-4 2012 I think I will need something a little beefier.

What should I wait for Ivy, the generation after Bulldozer, Haswell or what?

Its all about the time/$ ratio, compared to what I have now.....Look below.
    
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Agility 3 60GB Sandisk 128GB WD20EADS ASUS DRW-24B1ST 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
212+ Push Vertical 2x CM 200mm Megaflow Red Front Pull, Top Pull W7 Auria 27" 1440p eq276w 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Some HP PoS OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W HAF 912 Mod R.A.T. 3 
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Maybe I would upgrade you graphics card but in 2012 there might be something new so why worry about it now ? What until the time you are going to upgrade then worry about what to pick.
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I would say what to wait for depends on you. When your not happy with it upgrade. The best upgrades you could make before new sockets release would be the GPU and an SSD
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