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Rumor: Intel Sandy Bridge-E set to arrive on November 15

By Jos
Sep 8, 2011
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  1. Despite reports to the contrary, it seems Intel's next-gen enthusiast platform may arrive before the end of the year. Previous rumors suggested it had been delayed from Q4 2011 to…

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  2. fpsgamerJR62

    fpsgamerJR62 TS Rookie Posts: 489

    X-79 cometh ! with quad-channel memory, will we get to see boards with 8 DIMM slots ? How the manufacturers will fit all those slots into a motherboard without going to XL board sizes I think is sensible question since it impacts what cases will be needed to accommodate the socket 2011 boards.
     
  3. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,505   +312

    wow! Guess my Cosmos S E-ATX support might just come in handy after all ;) I am actually waiting for Bull dozer but at this rate X79 will be out before they even hit!
     
  4. SKYSTAR

    SKYSTAR TS Enthusiast Posts: 250

    oh my god i7-3930K sandy bridge-E with 6 cores 12 threads and 14 mb cache that's great,i cant wait too see its gaming performance, i really think that with this cpu from intel , amd will rest in peace (amd is dead).
     
  5. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,505   +312

    I hate to admit it, but I'm feeling you might be right :(
     
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,330   +277

    I hope AMD doesn't die - we need them to keep Intel on its toes. I'm also excited because this release puts us that much closer to Ivy Bridge. That's when I'll upgrade next now that my daughter, wife, and I all have Sandy Bridge machines. My younger daughter still has a Phenom II X4, but I may swap her out to my old i7-930.
     


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