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Poll Results: What would you do?

Poll expired: Apr 22, 2011  
  • 80% (44)
    Wait for Bulldozer?
  • 20% (11)
    Go socket 1366?
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post #21 of 40
Neither options, Go with sandybridge
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post #22 of 40
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Originally Posted by crossy82 View Post
Its the Asus Rampage III Black Edition and Gainward 570 Phantom's that are making me think 1366.The feature list on the mobo and the looks are just incredible and the Phantom's are stunning aswell.If i manage to wait i hope that the AMD boards have a equivalent looking design,gotta love the black,just goes with any colour fans or fluid colour.
Why not just get the Asus Sabertooth P67 and go Sandy Bridge?
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post #23 of 40
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PsychoKilla666 View Post
I don't think I can help you much, but I have been thinking the same thing
However, my choice would be 2600k, its got HT and unlocked

What I am going to do is wait for Bulldozer and then decide

How many future CPU generations will use 1155?
Will AM3+ last as long as AM2+ did?
Thats just it,for us waiting we dont know anything yet,just gets on my nerves,thought it was getting shown at CEbit,and the Asus Crosshair V.Would be nice if either AMD or the motherboard manafacturers could give us something to go on,all the info is the same all over and over.I know mobo manafacturers have given some details of 990FX,but they seem focused on 890FX with AM3+ socket stuck on,personally i find this a bit irratating,i dont want a totally new architecture running on old tech,lol.
post #24 of 40
Im in the same boat my man... exact same!
Ive got the money ready to buy and complete my build but I want to hold back and wait for BD but SB is available now... Im aching!!!

Maybe hold each other back from buying before BD haha
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post #25 of 40
Go 1155 IMO.
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post #26 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Citra View Post
Why not just get the Asus Sabertooth P67 and go Sandy Bridge?
Will never buy Sandy Bridge,i like the FSB way of overclocking and the tinkering to find the best performance,raising a multi just does'nt do it for me,just seems the fun has been stripped away.It would be like when your f*"king some hot chick,but you've put a paper bag on her head,lol,just makes no sense.
post #27 of 40
I can personally see where you coming from this multi only is meh in my eyes

i like maxing out my QPI,Northbridge,PCIE ect.

But yeah i would wait for bulldozer since you've waited this long.
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post #28 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MacNcheese View Post
Im in the same boat my man... exact same!
Ive got the money ready to buy and complete my build but I want to hold back and wait for BD but SB is available now... Im aching!!!

Maybe hold each other back from buying before BD haha
Lol,i feel your pain for sure.Some people think i'm being impatient,but by the time Bulldozer does come out Bulldozer 2 will be about ready,early 2012 apparently,so close together,crazy.Kind of thinking should i wait for that then,but then i suppose i'll be running this pile of mine for the rest of my life.
post #29 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by crossy82 View Post
raising a multi just does'nt do it for me,just seems the fun has been stripped away.It would be like when your f*"king some hot chick,but you've put a paper bag on her head,lol,just makes no sense.
I'd love to think that, if there was actually some guy out there nailing some hot chick with a bag on her head, he'd be thinking "wow, this is just like OCing sandy bridge".
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post #30 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post
I'd love to think that, if there was actually some guy out there nailing some hot chick with a bag on her head, he'd be thinking "wow, this is just like OCing sandy bridge".
lol,probably is,lol,somewhere.
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