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POLL - Build Sandy Bridge Or Wait For Socket 2011?

Poll Results: Sandy Bridge or Socket 2011 ?

 
  • 48% (14)
    Sandy Bridge
  • 51% (15)
    Socket 2011
29 Total Votes  
post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
I need to build a new PC but I am having trouble deciding to build A Sandy Bridge rig or wait For Intell's Socket 2011. What do you guys suggest?
post #2 of 13
Another one...?
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post #3 of 13
Thread Starter 
I guess?
post #4 of 13
You've waited this long, you might as well see it through, as the release is only half a year away.

Unless of course, whatever hardware you have isn't giving you a satisfactory gaming experience between now and then.
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post #5 of 13
Thread Starter 
Its not just for gaming. My motherboard is randomly not booting and I just need a new pc.
post #6 of 13
My impression was that 2011 was going to be a higher end setup than sandy bridge. So if that's correct, I would say it really depends on how much money you want to spend on a system.
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post #7 of 13
Hey if you find the current SB systems just tad lacking for your "NEEDS" then wait towards the end this year.. im sure your 2 year old 1366 system would be able to carry you till then. At least those who has a 1366 systems.
EDIT:
If your building from scratch and you arent gonna be able to make use of SB-XE s2011 chips features.. the current SB offerings are pretty good all things considered.
post #8 of 13
Aren't bulldozers like...JUST around the corner? I'd wait for performance benches on that and whether or not its price/performance is comparable or justifiable to that of the sandybridge, make a purchase then.
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post #9 of 13
my gues is the 1155 K processors will be dropped when 2011 is launched, something to keep in mind.
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post #10 of 13
Thread Starter 
Im going to try to wait for 2011. I just hope my current pc can make it that long lol.
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