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Old July 23, 2010, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Zero82z View Post
Sandy Bridge is an architecture, not a platform. This issue specifically concerns the mainstream LGA1155 platform, which is basically equivalent to LGA1156 for the Nehalem architecture. Whether they do something similar with LGA2011 (the LGA1366 equivalent) remains to be seen.
My misnaming aside, my point still stands. I can see them locking down overclocking on their mainstream platforms in order to push enthusiasts to the X68 platform. Right now, most people have no reason to buy X58 over P55 unless you want a 6-core processor or are a LN2 overclocker.
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