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    News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    In a short blog post, Intel says Nehalem-based processors began shipping to customers in Q3.
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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    bring it on

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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    bring it on
    for the i7 itself or for the cheap c2q's it will make?
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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    i7's core 2 is yesterdays news, i7's are the future. if im going to drop 1k on a pc, i would rather drop it on a i7 then a core 2 that will probably only last me just a year

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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    For the same amount of money, a core 2 based system will last you a lot longer!

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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    For the same amount of money, a core 2 based system will last you a lot longer!
    really? well im a very open minded person and would get a core 2 but im leaning more towards a i7 because im going to upgrade around jan-feb and i wont do another one for 3 years.

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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    really? well im a very open minded person and would get a core 2 but im leaning more towards a i7 because im going to upgrade around jan-feb and i wont do another one for 3 years.
    Well, if that means you won't change anything for 3 years, I'd go Core2Duo.

    If you see yourself changing the CPU in those 3 years, go i7.

    But beware, intel have a track record of making later CPUs not work on the early motherboards..........
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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    really? well im a very open minded person and would get a core 2 but im leaning more towards a i7 because im going to upgrade around jan-feb and i wont do another one for 3 years.
    A good Core 2 won't limit you for at least the next 3 years, however with the money saved you will be able to get a much better graphics card, or cards, either at once or saving a pot of money to spread over the 3 years, and consequently that will last longer.

    If Core i7 was only a bit more expensive then there's not enough of a saving to be made to be worth it, but while the CPU looks ok, the motherboards are horrendous and completely unreasonably priced - even disregarding the CPU, going to a Core 2 system could save you around £120 on the motherboard alone - that's a whole OC'd 4850!

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    Re: News - Intel confirms November availability for Core i7 processors

    i7 available soon? Excellent.


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