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Old 01-08-11, 03:08 AM   #4
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Default Re: So who and why Sandy Bridge?

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Originally Posted by Airbrushkid View Post
Just curious to who plans in getting Sandy Bridge and why? The i7's are fast so how much faster can it really be?
They're about 10% faster per clock. However, the K models overclock to hell and back, and at a price of about $220-300, I forsee these processors being a thorn in AMD's side for the next several months.

Basically, if your current computer is 4 years old or more, a Sandy Bridge system will rock extremely hard. Otherwise, it won't be that much of an upgrade.

I haven't reached the limits of my Phenom II yet, so I will be skipping SB.
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