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Intel started integrating the new Sandy Bridge processor microarchitecture not in the upper price segment, but in the mainstream LGA1155. This resulted in internal competition between the new LGA1155 and the old LGA1366 processors. So, which one will win in this round, the progressive Sandy bridge or the previous-generation Gulftown?
    
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not this again >.<
    
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Hmm. Looks like they put their gun in the waist of their pants, and shot themselves in the...
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its gonna start a war again..
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Originally Posted by kairi_zeroblade View Post


its gonna start a war again..
No point, when the benchmarks speak for themselves.
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you all know what intel is doing they are getting rid of their stock of 1000 buck cpus these are probly same as the 980x just with new clocks and a new nice name they know people will buy them so why let the wafers arlready made for them go to waste.
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If anyone's interested, there's a Donkey Kong kill screen coming up.
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Originally Posted by Diabolical999 View Post
No point, when the benchmarks speak for themselves.
yup bench tapes tell it all..not all people do bench and for real life use it won't be much noticed that the x6 is sometimes begging to its knees with the new SB chips..

well am not hyped either since Games around still can't pull over my stuff.. its still rolling

its not like spending a 1000USD over just a 0.2 sec gain or 2 fps over the recent..
Edited by kairi_zeroblade - 4/7/11 at 8:01pm
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King of Kong, nice..
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I am buying the Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz to replace my celeron e3300.
Just saying.
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