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August 20, 2011 7:17:05 PM

hey guys i was wondering if i should go with the 1155 and gtx 460 or spend a little bit more and go with 1366 gtx it really worth the extra money? especially with 2100 on the horizon...also when is the 600 series coming out? im trying to make a build for BF3

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August 20, 2011 7:43:31 PM

go with an 1155 over a 1366, every time. Period.

August 20, 2011 7:48:21 PM

Whats ur budget? 1155 all the way
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August 20, 2011 7:55:06 PM

The GTX600 series will likely be released in Q4 2011 according to online sources. I would always go with the newest socket technology for high end. In this case 1155 is newer b/c it is compatible w/G2 core i7. Please select me as the best answer.
August 20, 2011 8:00:27 PM

i would like my computer to be upgradable later. is a potential upgrade to a hex core down the road worth it for the extra price?

Also should i go with a gtx 460 or a 560?

August 20, 2011 8:01:50 PM

500 series is faster and newer. The hex core G2 Core i7 will come out soon and it will be compatible for your 1155 mobo as an upgrade
August 20, 2011 8:02:13 PM

1155 is good future proof socket and of course 560 ( and Ti even better). Again it all comes to your budget. Which is ...... ?
August 20, 2011 8:07:29 PM

well what is your budget?
August 20, 2011 8:11:40 PM

mikeangs2004 said:
500 series is faster and newer. The hex core G2 Core i7 will come out soon and it will be compatible for your 1155 mobo as an upgrade

wait but i remember reading that there wont be anything offered greater than quad cores for the 1155

and my budget is around 1000, but i already have a moniter(small hd tv) and i have a case....i bought the antec 1200 a while back cause it was on sale for like 125 or something ridiculous
August 20, 2011 8:13:09 PM

I said the hex core one WILL come out meaning sometime soon
August 20, 2011 8:17:02 PM

lets see a mobo is about $150, Ci7 about $300, ram $100, GPU $250, HDD $100
August 20, 2011 8:18:13 PM

right, i got that. hmm do you have any articles on this.... not that i don't believe you. Ive just heard otherwise.

But thanks though because if that is the case then i will probably go with the 1155
August 20, 2011 8:23:41 PM

Well maybe I am wrong but the quad core G2 ci7 is still faster than the Gulftown cpu in some applications/games.
August 20, 2011 8:26:10 PM

get z68 mobo i5-2500k something like hd 6950 and so on .. should fit into 1k

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August 20, 2011 8:27:56 PM
August 20, 2011 8:33:53 PM

hmm thats actually really interesting....but i suppose i would still have to upgrade my board in the end though....sigh
August 20, 2011 8:35:39 PM

there will be always newer and faster parts coming up with technology. you decide if its worth the wait
August 20, 2011 8:41:43 PM

Best answer selected by ssj.