The 2008s were probably the best value in my opinion and each upgrade since then makes like it even more. The new 2010s are definitely sick, but the prices are too much. I kinda like how the case is still the same cause it doesnt make my computer feel old. Too all the people that are getting the 12 cores, congrats. Im gonna wait once again for the next major upgrade. My wife will not approve this model. and yes, posting this makes me feel better. Anybody else share this view?