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 Post subject: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:19 pm 
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Looks like the awe that Sandy Bridge generated for overclocking and performance may be surpassed soon:

http://news.filehippo.com/2014/03/intel ... nyon-chip/

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 Post subject: Re: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:37 pm 
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That's just typical! Just get my rig updated & along comes a better bit of technology! LOL!

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 Post subject: Re: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:29 am 
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Going to be interesting to see the benchmarks this new chip produces. And if AMD counters.

So far on the horizon this year, there's this, USB 3.1 and DDR4.

Nice to know the PC isn't as dead as some people think.

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 Post subject: Re: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:39 pm 
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Nice to know the PC isn't as dead as some people think.


Exactly--on the contrary, it's moving faster than ever (following is a perfect example of Moore's Law):

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/geforc ... 26391.html

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 Post subject: Re: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 12:12 pm 
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gdonner wrote:
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Nice to know the PC isn't as dead as some people think.


Exactly--on the contrary, it's moving faster than ever (following is a perfect example of Moore's Law):

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/geforc ... 26391.html

I'm still happy with Titan Z's two little brothers and their price doesn't really make sense. Also, when did FileHippo start doing tech news?

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 Post subject: Re: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:46 pm 
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Quite a while ago--IIRC four or five years at least?

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 Post subject: Sandy Bridge II
 Post Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:12 am 
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OK, I finally bought an Intel Sandy Bridge-E Core i7 3930K. Got it from Microcenter for 499.99. I had an Amazon gift card and ordered an Asus P9X79 Deluxe motherboard for about 150. On a side note its interesting to see the Sandy Bridge-E Core i7 3820 going for as little as 229.99.


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 Post subject: Re: Sandy Bridge II?
 Post Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:36 pm 
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Yeah, you can pick up most any fourth-gen i7 PC now for a song!

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