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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 #31 of 40
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Originally Posted by crossy82 View Post
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.
Greatest analogy ever.
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post #32 of 40
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Greatest analogy ever.
Agreed.
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Will my tri sli 590s fit into my 4 ram slots.
Will i be able to overclock them with my 400w psu or should i wait for the 5000w to be released.

I'm lost.
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post #35 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unit_4 View Post
Will my tri sli 590s fit into my 4 ram slots.
Will i be able to overclock them with my 400w psu or should i wait for the 5000w to be released.

I'm lost.
Yes should be ok bro.
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post #36 of 40
http://www.techspot.com/review/185-a...65/page10.html

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...65,2389-8.html

Just pop a phenom II in your current rig and upgrade the graphics card if you can't wait. If you are dead set on SLI the Asus 980a Evo is a beast of a motherboard.

Reviewers dangle shiny objects in your face (numbers like 30%! OMG!!!1) so you think that there's some huge performance difference, but in reality 74 fps versus 84 fps on a 1900x1200 monitor is not noticable! You needn't worry about anything over 60 fps, if you can achieve that, you're golden. No need to spend heeps of cash.

Maybe you just want to overclock? Well, yeah the i7's overclock much better, but the Phenom II's can still hit over 4ghz.

Also, if you're doing serious video editing all of the time and every minute counts, then yeah, go with LGA1366, if not, there's absolutely no reason to, don't let the numbers trick you!
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post #37 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unit_4 View Post
Will my tri sli 590s fit into my 4 ram slots.
Will i be able to overclock them with my 400w psu or should i wait for the 5000w to be released.

I'm lost.
Waiting for a 5000w psu to be released might be a long wait. haha

(No trolling intended. Just a bit of humor to go along with my vote.)
Edited by Varrkarus - 4/20/11 at 12:05am
    
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post #38 of 40
I'm not really one to talk... I bought a 2500k to tide me over till the BD launch (in my defense I bought the 2500k to replace my 9850BE)

If you won't be upgrading soon (unlike me - building another 2 rigs ) I would recommend you wait though. come
Edited by amay200 - 4/21/11 at 10:26pm
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post #39 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by crossy82 View Post
Thing is i dont like using just the multi,to me its not real overclocking,not to mention FSB increase is better for overall performance.I will never buy Sandy Bridge,just dont like it,too many problems with quick sync etc and new motherboards changing over to Q67,seems to me that people are just getting ripped off,that board shoulda been out to start with.
Okay true, Sandybridge overclocking is boring_ Heck its super boring, in fact I built a i72600k rigg recently which is not being used because I went back to my AMD PC(Just because it was more fun overclocking and tinkering with it)

BUT, to spend a lot of money on a socket 1366 only to be outperform by socket 1155 is just PLAIN STUPID! & waste of money, but? Its your money so spend it as you wish_

Finally, I suggest you just wait for Bulldozer, or if you can't wait go with sandybridge_ If you don't like sandybridge, just wait to see what bulldozer has to offer =]
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post #40 of 40
Think for a moment:
Overpriced hardware= Intel
Cheaper Hardware= AMD
- A video card
- Games, programs?
- New case?
- New monitor?
- Another video card
All of the above is why I stick with AMD.
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