i7 920 or wait for the i7 980x Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Apps Product Last response: January 26, 2010 8:11 PM in CPUs Share BillyD1953 January 26, 2010 4:22:13 PM Should I do my new build with the i7 920 or wait for the i7 980x. I have already ordered an ASUS motherboard the is 980x-ready? My apps are all high end digital audio workstation apps and are written to take full advantage of multi-core processors. More about : 920 wait 980x loneninja a c 83 à CPUs January 26, 2010 6:13:54 PM I7 980x is gulftown right? You can wait if you want to spend around $1000 for a processor. m 0 l LePhuronn a b à CPUs January 26, 2010 7:50:39 PM If you have the money and you can make use of the cores then go 980x m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer geofelt a c 309 à CPUs January 26, 2010 8:11:01 PM We don't know when the 6 core gulftown will arrive, or the price. I suggest you build with the 920 now and see how it goes. Most likely, you will be happy, particularly if you can give it a safe overclock to 3.2 or so. If you think you need more cores then, replace it with the new cpu. You will not take much of a loss on the 920 reselling it at that time. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I7 920 or wait for 980x Forum SolvedI7 920 at 3.33 vs i7 980x stock Forum I7 920 to i7 980x upgrade with mem bandwidth issue Forum Switching out an I7 920 for an I7 980-x Forum SolvedShould I buy a Core i7 920 now or wait for better? Forum I7 860 or i7 920 OR wait for 2010? Forum Solvedi7 980x vs i7 4770k Forum SolvedIntel (R) Core i7 4820k VS Intel (R) Core i7 980x Forum i7 980x - upgrade or keep using Forum i7 980x, asrock x58 extreme 6 & corsair dominators 2000mhz cl8 Forum SolvedI7 980X Forum SolvedBEST motherboard for i7 980x Forum SolvedBest cpu besides Intel i7 980x? Forum SolvedI7 980X Stable Overclock/Anti-Bottleneck - looking for advice Forum SolvedDoes i7 980x need custom cooling? Forum SolvedCore i7 980x VS 1333 Memory Forum SolvedRAM for Core i7 980X Forum Will a i7 980x bottleneck the new AMD R9 290x? Forum i7 980X disaster!! Forum Core i7 980X vs Core i7 3770K Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !