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Old 08-16-10, 11:19 PM   #13
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Socket 1156 is dead? Are you saying the new processors that Intel is going to release soon won't support this socket? I know that the top-end Core i7 processors are socket 1336 and the "lower-end" are 1156. Also, the current Core i5 processors are 1156 but even the upcoming Core i5 processors won't support 1156?
Well, both are dying, so to speak.

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Socket 1156 and 1366 will be replaced by the Sandybridge sockets 1155 and 2011.
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Dang the enthusiast board (2011) is looking really cool next upgrade early next year I reckon
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your close to a memory express, what is the store like? I bought my 1st two gtx 480's from them. Best price in Canada at the time.
kind of like a half retail half warehouse.
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Old 08-17-10, 08:05 PM   #16
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just a quick question, the power supply that I got doesn't have a ATX 12V 8 pins but it has a 2 X 4 pins that look like these

http://i39.tinypic.com/212a9p3.jpg

and it says P2, are they the same as the 8 pin just splitted up?
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just a quick question, the power supply that I got doesn't have a ATX 12V 8 pins but it has a 2 X 4 pins that look like these

http://i39.tinypic.com/212a9p3.jpg

and it says P2, are they the same as the 8 pin just splitted up?
Yes. it is the same.
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Definitely looks cool.
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Looking cool in terms of features, or the look? Are upcoming motherboards going to look like half-transformed transformers or something?
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