Depends what you're after
coud you point us to a better website ?
Still using my Core 2 Quad Q9650 from 2009. (:I
“After the holidays”, what holidays? It’s winter?
If you held out 8 years then I dont really think there being no more upgrade paths for AM4 should be an issue for you. Still going to be a massive improvement over what you have now and if the AM4 lasts you 8 years then cracking.