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Bored with 955 BE UPGRADE?

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hI,
iM BORED WITH MY 955 so Iam looking at either of these the 970 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/amd-p...hz-125w-retail

Or... 975 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/amd-p...hz-125w-retail

Im kind of leaning toward the 970 as it has a 4000 MHZ HT, opposed to the 2000 on the 975, does this make any odds?

Which one would you recommend please?
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Wait for Bulldozer.

There's no point in upgrading at the moment. Especially if you're upgrading just to get a higher multiplier.
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Wait for Bulldozer.

There's no point in upgrading at the moment. Especially if you're upgrading just to get a higher multiplier.
Im sort of thinking that but this is RIP OFF BRITAIN and BD will cost too much, It would also depend if what I hear about my mobo supporting AM3+ with a simple bios update is true and if so will BD run full pelt on the board.

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ive only read a few articles but, what ive seen is Bd will be crippled on an am3 board. BD wont be able to run full steam ahead with all its improvements. bleh. although it will get you to run one. can you say " upgrade a little upgrade a little more upgrade full power ?"

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How about a 1090t or 1100t? I'm considering upgrading myself just for the better IMC...You can get some incredible NB overclocks on Thuban.
    
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Yeah, no point in upgrading any higher on the X4 front because all they are is a 955 with a higher multi basically. If you really want to upgrade now get a Thuban otherwise wait for Bulldozer.
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