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(OT) if your buying a new computer

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Lorddog, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. Lorddog

    Lorddog Crazed Zealot
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    Oct 25, 2004
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    there has been 3 major breakthoughs in cpu's in the last few yrs.
    core 2 duo
    sandy bridge

    sandy bridge came out last week and pc's are starting to show up
    I think laptops are out in quarter 2

    its faster then the i7 extreme which sells at $1000 and costs around $300
    (also i would highly recommend win7)
    if your thinking about getting a new computer then definatly go with this processor. :)

  2. Kas Althume

    Kas Althume Crazed Zealot
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    Feb 25, 2004
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    Aye, i just saw some tests with the new processor comparing the 6-core i7 EE with the new i7 sandy bridge 2600. Its faster in the games tested and alot cheaper. Since my main pc is an old "c2d" i have considered upgrading for a while. this time with water cooling and all the new stuff. :)
  3. N49ATV

    N49ATV Slightly Crazed
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    Nov 18, 2008
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    Yeah im just waiting to see what I owe on taxes before i order parts. Ill be running a 2600k