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I was planning to get a Sager NP8130, but I heard Ivy Bridge will be coming out next year. I was wondering if it is worth the wait for Ivy Bridge, or go for the Sandy Bridge laptop.
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I'd say it depends on how much you'd like a computer right now. If you feel like you don't really want to wait, Ivy Bridge will only be a moderate performance increase and since this is a laptop I doubt you're looking for the best of the best anyhow.
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You can get it now, since Ivy Bridge is confirmed to be compatible with the New SNB Sager's.
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I'd say it depends on how much you'd like a computer right now. If you feel like you don't really want to wait, Ivy Bridge will only be a moderate performance increase and since this is a laptop I doubt you're looking for the best of the best anyhow.
Agreed. Waiting until you need or really want it is the best advice you can be given when building or buying a pc/laptop.
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I would personally say buy it now, waiting and something new will always come out.

Or you can save up the difference and sell your laptop and then buy the new one. Up to you.
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Yeah, it's really not worth waiting all that time. If you want it, you won't regret it and I don't think resale value will hurt much if you plan to upgrade later on. Just my 2¢.
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[sarcasm]
If you want to wait for Ivy Bridge, might as well wait for Haswell, or better yet, just keep waiting until Rockwell comes out.
Or by the time Rockwell comes out, AMD might have something better around the corner.
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By the waiting logic, you'll be waiting forever.


It's better to just get the best you can get with the money you have right now!
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post #8 of 8
If you wait for a year, so next year also you will also you will end up waiting for something for something that will be coming out in 2013.
So, get Sandy Bridge. Dont worry.
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