The unofficial "I'm waiting for Sandy Bridge" thread ...

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  1. thetrystero macrumors member

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    Just bought a Mac?
    Feeling a little unsure of yourself with all the ammo coming from that behemoth "the unofficial "I'm waiting for Arrandale" thread ..."?

    Well, you've come to the right place to share your elation. And rejoice we should. 32nm "tock", 22nm "tick", 8 cores, the real mobile manifestation of Nehalem. Yes, Sandy Bridge, we're holding over for your imminent appearance!!! :D
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Change the title to "Haswell" and be done with it... :rolleyes:
     
  3. MultiFinder17 macrumors 68000

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    Sandy Bridge? Heck, I'm still waiting for the G5!

    /me plops down with his PowerBook G4 and patiently awaits the PBG5
     
  4. Lotharseven macrumors newbie

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    Kind of lonely over here. This thread needs a little more promotion. Tell your friends!:D
     
  5. knucles macrumors regular

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    when is this happening? will 8 cores be the standard or will we see 2 - 4 cores version of haswell?
     
  6. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Haswell is eight cores standard on all chips. Sandy Bridge is 4 to 8. No more dual cores starting with Sandy Bridge.
     
  7. HLdan macrumors 603

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    I'm still waiting for the PowerPC to come back, I know it will. :p

    Honestly, a couple of years back we waited for Merom, then Santa Rosa, then Penryn, then Nahalem and so on....

    Such a pity how the geeks here go crazy over processors they will never use to their full extent. All most people here are going to do is surf the damn web and play a few games, use iTunes and check their email. None of this good stuff needs a processor better than the original Core Duo from the first Macbook Pro. :p
     
  8. jdechko macrumors 68040

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    I always laugh when I read this.

    It's funny. Apple had just released the PMG5 and it was awesome. I hadn't ever been interested in Mac before that. So I looked at Apple's site and saw that the PowerBook was still on G4 processors. I googled "G5 PowerBook" and came across MacRumors. Over 2,000 posts later and I'm still waiting, though I hear that we might get an announcement this Tuesday. :D
     
  9. iMacmatician macrumors 601

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    That's pretty much what we know so far. (I've been saying 2-4 cores but that was when I mistook Westmere for Sandy Bridge in a presentation side.)

    But it appears that we may not see low-end mobile Sandy Bridge until 2012 and it will be Ivy Bridge before quad-core comes to the entry level.
     
  10. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    What is the point of these "Waiting for" threads? :rolleyes:
     
  11. nuckinfutz macrumors 603

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    the hell with Arrandale

    Sandy Bridge is for the win baby!

    Advanced Vector Extensions will ROCK UR WURLD!
     
  12. zw-gator macrumors 6502a

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    I was actually thinking about starting this thread today haha.

    I just bought my 13” MBP, but my next upgrade will be SB...I hope in 2011/12
     
  13. shawmanus macrumors member

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    Sandy Bridge is an architecture designed for mobile just like merom.It is also from the same design team. That might make it a worth while wait.

    Problem is that is might be 2 years away.
     
  14. wywern209 macrumors 65832

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    do you rly want to know?
  15. Anaxarxes macrumors regular

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    Godot came along, even he says that you should buy a macbook now
     
  16. AdamLikesMusic macrumors 6502

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    Why is it the "unofficial" thread? What deems a thread "official"?
     
  17. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    Studies have shown that "official" threads tend to be started by those with small, er, packages. "Unofficial" threads are started by those most in denial. HTH.
     
  18. Spoony Bard macrumors regular

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    What? How come nobody told me? I've been waiting for Godot since 1953.
     
  19. knucles macrumors regular

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    octo macbook pro?

    so what you're saying is that with sandy bridge there will be octo core macbook pro's?

    people are arguing about quad with arrandale, will we skip quad's and jump from 2 to 8 cores? that whould be impressive

    aren't any variations with quad or dual with sandy bridge?

    octo core + 512gb ssd should be pretty fast .

    and that would mean 16 core Mac Pro's? like in a 10 second's boot?

    PS: today i saw a lenovo laptop with quad i7 + nv 280m + 6gb ddr3 ram for 2300€
     
  20. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    No, we're not saying that at all. No way will the laptop Sandy Bridge be 8 core.

    Which doesn't exist.

    Would be, but not happening.

    No dual, but quad laptop, as I said.

    Sure, because THAT is all that matters.

    A laptop with Bloomfield? I don't think so.
     
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    Do you have a link? That is AMAZING if they shoehorned a desktop i7 in there. :eek:
     
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