Originally Posted by kiwidude
Personally it really wouldn't bother me to not have CPU upgrade capability, as in 20 odd years of building PCs I have not once chosen to do a CPU upgrade alone. I always want the latest and greatest, and thanks to Intel changing the sockets every frigging time that means a new motherboard anyway.
I have. Often i couldn't afford the CPU i wanted at the time, so i would buy what i could afford, so that i didn't have to cheap out on other components that i would less likely replace.