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Old 08-13-2009, 07:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Should my friend wait or get a new computer now? i5 is coming out on September 6. But AMD cut their CPU prices too.

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Waiting can be good, but if you wait for everything you will never build.


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Default Re: Buy now or wait?

Prices on the egg are great as of right now. Kind of odd that even such a high end build like an i7 build can be had for around $1,000 even though we are in a recession.

No point waiting if everything is cheap.

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If you are planning getting a Phenom II Quad or Core 2 Quad you should wait for Core i5 and Core i7 8xx series cpu's since they will be considerably faster. However if you are considering a i7 920 you wouldn't gain much by waiting.

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