Processors..

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  1. wee017

    wee017 New Member

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    I have been gone from the PC industry lately, school, work, and everything else got in the way. I haven't noticed much change since I left, except the Conroe's and the 7900 series from nVidia. I was thinking about buying a new computer, starting with a processor. Is this a good time to buy? Is there anything coming up now that SP3 and Vista are coming out? If so, what's good? I noticed the AMD X2's dropped a lot, a 4800+ for $282.
     
  2. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    get a conroe :)

    they smoke anything else on the market
     
  3. H3X4D3C1M4L

    H3X4D3C1M4L New Member

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    Vista isn't coming out any time soon I don't think but Conroes do rock pretty hard. Only get an X2 if you want an upgrade to a current AM2 system... otherwise no point, Conroe is the only real option worth considering :)
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    Vistas Expected launch of January 30th 2007? (i'd say that's fairly soon)
     
  5. wee017

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    Would a lot of hardware come out near Vistas' release?
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    Quite likely alot of hardware after the release, in which case if vista launches jan 30th, call it maybe april/may before we see hardware specifically design for vista by that time.
     
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    Zelig Well-Known Member

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    Think of all the special hardware that was released for Windows XP.
     
  8. H3X4D3C1M4L

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    i.e. none specifically noteworthy that will work with only XP only that don't work with 2000. :D
     

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