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Poll Results: Wait for Bulldozer or do somethin now?

Poll expired: May 9, 2011  
  • 68% (95)
    I can't wait for BD, it's killin me!!!
  • 31% (43)
    Sandy Bridge has got the lockdown, Intel forever!
138 Total Votes  
post #11 of 81
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
Well what current hardware do you have to hold you over? If it's anything semi modern, like a Phenom II or Core 2 something, then just wait it out until Bulldozer. If it's something really slow, I would just jump ship and buy a 2600k.
I sold out a few months ago due to financial woes and now all I have is a netbook and an empty case with an XP1800+ system in a cardboard box somewhere. Posting this from the netbook.

I really like AMD's bang-for-buck blah blah blah. But the wait is really gettin to me. I sold my Phenom setup about 2 months ago and I need somethin to play with bad. I been shoppin parts like crazy and my wife is nearly bonkers with my endless techno-babble, so, yea... OMFGBBQ, AMD GET ON IT!!!
    
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post #12 of 81
Not like it is a mystery when it is going to launch. If you can't wait 6 weeks then go Sandy. At this point (no 990FX boards yet), I seriously doubt BD is going to surprise us in May.
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I sold out for SLI
    
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Honestly you could buy and try the Sandy Bridge to see what all the hypes about . When BD comes, you can sell the SB setup and buy BD. You might lose some money on the way but then it won't be much i'm pretty sure. I'm doing that atm, i think ill sell my 2500k and get BD once it's out just to play with the new tech. I've changed at least 6 GPUs the past month.
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I sold out for SLI
You are going to be one of the last who will have to do that.

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Nvidi...s-192469.shtml
Edited by JCPUser - 4/25/11 at 12:13am
post #16 of 81
Sandy Bridge imo. $300 2600k beating 990x in most/some benchmarks is just insane, sort of funny because 1090t lags behind i7-9xx in some tests.

We'll see how Bulldozer can change this

Edit: Not saying that 1090t isn't fast enough to do any tasks you throw at it.
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You are going to be one of the last who will have to do that.

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Nvidi...s-192469.shtml
Actually I would have used the SLI hack if my 1090T was capable of pushing SLI.
    
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post #18 of 81
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Actually I would have used the SLI hack if my 1090T was capable of pushing SLI.
Well hears to Bulldozer rendering all future AMD "bottlenecking" flamefests mute
post #19 of 81
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I sold out a few months ago due to financial woes and now all I have is a netbook and an empty case with an XP1800+ system in a cardboard box somewhere. Posting this from the netbook.

I really like AMD's bang-for-buck blah blah blah. But the wait is really gettin to me. I sold my Phenom setup about 2 months ago and I need somethin to play with bad. I been shoppin parts like crazy and my wife is nearly bonkers with my endless techno-babble, so, yea... OMFGBBQ, AMD GET ON IT!!!
Oh man, I couldn't deal with that. Sandy Bridge gogogo
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Indeed, at least then I won't be flamed for trying to help
    
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