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    Conroe, who's buying it?

    With the Conroe CPU looking good, who's going to go over to the other side and buy one when it becomes available? I will be looking at it seriously.

    I have always used AMD but it looks like i may be jumping ship!

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    Well i think ill be getting a new system in a years time, im hopeing for quad core! However i imagine i will be building for customers.
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    koolpc, conroe is out now, however it will be an engineering sample, have you looked at the AXE motherboard. as long as its rev 304 it will work with conroe.

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    I am buying conroe, since I wanted to get AMD 64 long time ago but didnt have the money until recently, but now I am waiting for it to come out

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    If I get a desktop for uni next year then I will probably get one.

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    Seems like the way to go. Looks good so far. I will wait a while to see what people have to say about it.

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    I want to buy Conroe, but apparently my 955x mobo doesn't support it (Rev 1.02)

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    I am hoping Conroe is going to be an ace CPU. Wouldn't mind going back to Intel again. Especially if they have a super chip!

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    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=360434

    arthurleung, that link above is an intel board which is revision 304 which means it supports conroe (when its out) and for the time being will support your pent D

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    Doubt it. I game at 1600x1200, i can't see Conroe making much of a difference. Ill definatly be getting a DX10 card and Vista though. Im sure my 4400+ and board will last me another year yet.

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    doubt it...I'm not going to upgrade for another year or so....

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    I'll definitely be buying it! A big step up from my current 1.8ghz P4 that is now about 4 years old!

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    May be i'll buy Conroe if AMD have no equivalent around September time. Have used Intel for years lo, finally a switch i guess
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    Just wait to see what people think of the Conroe first.

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