Is this a goob bundle?

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Dec 29, 2010

Is this a goob bundle? by Gariscus at 11:23 AM (777 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

  1. Gariscus
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    Looks fine to me, you might want to wait a little bit though as the new Intel Sandy Bridge processors are coming out, they use a different socket though so you will need to get a LGA 1155 Socket motherboard. They are shipping very early January.
     
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    I'm not in a hurry to buy a desktop. So I'll probably wait for Intel Sandy Bridge. [​IMG]

    Thanks.
     
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    That bundle is indeed fine, but you'll also be needing a graphics card, power supply and a harddisk (not to mention a case).

    If you are waiting however, instead of going for Sandy Bridge, of which the successor is already ending it's stages of development (Ivy Bridge), you may want to consider waiting for the first of AMD's Fusion initiative, that is to say their new Bulldozer architecture. Which not only is a significant improvement over *anything* on the market today, but is also the first line of CPUs from AMD that surpass Intel's.
     
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    Ivy Bridge is the 22nm die shrink of Sandy Bridge. Same architechture, just less power draw and heat produced.

    As for Bulldozer, don't say it surpasses Intel until it does. It wouldn't be the first time someone has promised a great new architecture only for it to fall short of its targets. I am looking forward to seeing them try and take back the high-end market though.
     
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    Better than Intel's CPUs? Damn, I like the sound of that!
     
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    I'll probably wait and see what happens, but I like the sound of Bulldozer.
     

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