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Old 09-05-11, 09:39 PM   #5
Johnny C
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Default Re: AMD has decided to extend AM3+ platform life.

Originally Posted by cmsmith View Post
This interesting news indeed if, as you say, it is true.

My current [Intel based] system has served me well for the past several years. However, I'm hearing the call to upgrade. Unless the benchmarks turn out to be aweful, I expect to purchase a Bulldozer based system.

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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