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Windows 7: The Sandy Bridge Preview

31 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

At present I am not really using my i7 920 to it's full potential. There just isn't the software to stretch it out there yet. I think by the time there is it'll be time for a new build anyway. At the moment that seems like years off. J

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31 Aug 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1

I notice there was no news on the eight-core processors which rumors i read said was going to be next year.

Perhaps the following year unless they are going to specialised for Xeon's only.

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31 Aug 2010   #13


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post

I'll prob upgrade to the 980x when the price drops and be satisfied for a few years. I don't need a new processor when it first releases (too expensive and it's not like it will be the be-all-end-all).
Tbh, I wouldn't hold my breath for much of a price drop. Any intel chip with an X at the end retains it's price for a long time

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Luckystar View Post
I notice there was no news on the eight-core processors which rumors i read said was going to be next year.

Perhaps the following year unless they are going to specialised for Xeon's only.

There's still time. Intel have a habit of pulling chips like rabbits out of hats at odd times.

Although I'd suspect 8 core chips will be part of the 2nd / 3rd wave of the new architecture release cycles.
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