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Just curious on how far you think we are from new CPUs? I was hoping to build my first rig here soon but if new processors are right around the corner per se, id rather wait. Thanks
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bulldozer is coming and ivy bridge is a little after that . I say wait until bulldozer to see how it compete with sandy bridge. Ivy bridge will be awesome but it's far.
    
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Well according to Tom's Hardware sources AMD's Bulldozer processor will be released in June/July of this year... whether you wait or not is up to you as Manufacturers don't always deliver on time
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Yeah I just started reading into some of the bulldozer stuff in the AMD thread.

Thanks for the info guys +REP
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post #5 of 11
wait for bulldozer mate and see what the benchies tell us.
post #6 of 11
june/july is a long time to wait if you wanted to really build soon, I say build a medium spec pc untill then
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Just wait, you may regret it in 2 months when Bulldozer comes out. I upgraded mine the beginning of the year and I have had second thoughts at times.
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post #8 of 11
Same boat as the OP. Just waiting for Bulldozer right now. Ill decide then if I should go Intel or AMD.
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It depends really on your own ability to delay your wants. Any time you think about buying something you'd be better off waiting for something else. But most of the time you can't avoid that so buying something now won't mean you'll be too disappointed in a few months time, unless that kind of thing affects you.

That said though, I would personally try and wait for bulldozer or ivy bridge. There is always a little more excitement when you get the latest stuff
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post #10 of 11
I have a good feeling that bulldozer is gonna kick Intel's butt.
So Wait.
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