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Originally Posted by Dhalmel;12940359 
Honestly, If I were serious about buying a Bulldozer system I would just save up $1000 and buy the best possible hardware for it at release and not even worry about compatibility. We still have what another 3 months till release? Just wait.

THANKYOU. That is my plan. Buy a 990FX mobo first and move all my stuff to it, then wait for prices to settle down on BD. I mean, if you want to run a 400+ dollar CPU on a older platform and not get all the features from it, then go for it. I'll just point and laugh. kungfu.gif


Edit:
Enjoy your old AM3 mobos boys, I'll be moving up as soon as these are released.
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-news/979053-vr-z-sli-upcoming-bulldozer-motherboards.html
Edited by Obakemono - 3/31/11 at 9:58am
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Proof that BD will run on a AM3 socket
    
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Originally Posted by Tweeky;12953903 
Proof that BD will run on a AM3 socket

^ looks solid to me.
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Originally Posted by Tweeky;12953903 
Proof that BD will run on a AM3 socket

Im not buying what you are selling. Gonna have to boot it up and show me a cpu-z screenshot or something. tongue.gif
post #55 of 56
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Proof that BD will run on a AM3 socket
I'm seeing the heatsink, but not the fan. I wasn't aware AMD was going for a cool AND powerful CPU.
 
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Proof that BD will run on a AM3 socket

lachen.gif Epic win tongue.gif
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