Originally Posted by Damage Inc
I had bad experience with older mobo's/new chips in the past. E6600 to Q6600 on 780i, lack of GTL voltage that ruined stability. Sandy to Ivy on Z68, no PCI-E 3.0 and native SATA6, I think. Off the top of my head.
I used AMD exclusively from classic Athlon 700 until 4800+ and after that never touched anything AMD so I'm not familiar with AMD sockets.
My point was that if AMD or Intel are capable of prolonging a the packages life then they should instead of going for obvious cash grabs