X-mas processor buying guide

Posted on Sunday, Dec 03 2006 @ 02:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ARS Technica takes a look at which processors you can buy for Christmas gaming.
My first piece of advice is pretty standard, but it's especially true this time of year: it's best to hold off on a major processor upgrade for a month or two, if you can. The conventional wisdom is that December is typically a bad month for upgrades, because vendors are focused on using the holiday shopping season to move a lot of existing inventory. The new stuff typically comes out after Christmas, so you'll want to wait and partake of the post-Christmas round of updates..

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