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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 #31 of 81
not driving me nuts but looking forward to it, I'd better start saving now.
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I must admit looking at socket 1155 it's very tempting. But I just have to hang on a little while longer
post #33 of 81
I'm certainly not wasting more money to build a new PC, going Intel is not an option for me. No way do I buy anything with DRM embedded, no matter what it is for. If AMD goes that route then I don't buy a new CPU ever and give up PC gaming when my PC can't play them anymore.

Bulldozer will be great for those of us loyal to the cheaper AMD systems. Buy a 990FX board when it comes out (if there are any really nice ones) then save for an 8 core Bulldozer CPU later.
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post #34 of 81
DRM only applies to cpus on the H67 chipset.

The DRM on the H67 chipset only applies to the Intel Insider Service.

Which allows you to download/stream Blu-Ray quality movies before you can get them ANYWHERE else.
    
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post #35 of 81
Quote:
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I'm certainly not wasting more money to build a new PC, going Intel is not an option for me. No way do I buy anything with DRM embedded, no matter what it is for. If AMD goes that route then I don't buy a new CPU ever and give up PC gaming when my PC can't play them anymore.

Bulldozer will be great for those of us loyal to the cheaper AMD systems. Buy a 990FX board when it comes out (if there are any really nice ones) then save for an 8 core Bulldozer CPU later.
Really? Nothing with DRM in it? Cause those 5850s.. those 3 displays you got.. all support HDCP. Which is definitely a form of DRM.

Can't buy a display or GPU without it these days.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hdcp
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post #36 of 81
I want BD and I'm a fan of bulldozer, but I'm going for a 2600k and EVGA p67. AMD should worry on getting higher clock to performance ratio first. What's the point of having 8 cores if like no games support them?
    
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post #37 of 81
The chase is better than the catch always.
It will be ok ,Bulldozer will be a winner.
Almost one month left ,huh.
   
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post #38 of 81
I'm excited to see what it can do; however, I won't purchase it for a while I just bought my 955 and I don't really plan on upgrading soon unless I find a lot of money.
    
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post #39 of 81
i need to start saving but i really need a new video card first before i can upgrade anything else
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tout View Post
I'm certainly not wasting more money to build a new PC, going Intel is not an option for me. No way do I buy anything with DRM embedded, no matter what it is for. If AMD goes that route then I don't buy a new CPU ever and give up PC gaming when my PC can't play them anymore.

Bulldozer will be great for those of us loyal to the cheaper AMD systems. Buy a 990FX board when it comes out (if there are any really nice ones) then save for an 8 core Bulldozer CPU later.
I hate to sound like a noob, but what exactly is DRM? And why is it so bad?
    
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