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Old 09-05-11, 08:41 PM   #4
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Default Re: AMD has decided to extend AM3+ platform life.

No integrated PCI-E for a while then. Still waiting for official, it's strange the last official roadmap mentioned up to 10 cores and this one only 8. Maybe they realised 10 will be super overkill for desktops? I hope they just got for implementing all the big changes to the platform once they go DDR4 probably sometime in 2013.

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Any thoughts on a motherboard? I am an Asus guy myself. I don't care for PCI slots or IDE connectors. The fewer the better. Might as well research this now.
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