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Old 01-08-11, 11:18 AM   #9
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Default Re: So who and why Sandy Bridge?

Originally Posted by Maverick123w View Post
Well, anyone who wants to upgrade right now would be stupid to get anything else. Sandy Bridge has made X58 obsolete at standard clock speeds and really blows it away with overclocking potential.

If I have any spare cash in the next couple of months I'll probably take the plunge, because after selling my board and chip I could upgrade to SB for pretty cheap.
The only thing I hate about SB is that pretty much all overclocking is done via multiplier. That takes the fun out of a good, hardy OC via the system bus. I'd rather have to push the hardware using some skill rather than typing in a number in the BIOS.

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