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How is the 975 extreme edition?

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If you could rate it in terms of performance what would you give it out of 10? I see it's only a quad core processor yet is a grand still?(on newegg) It's still more expensive than the 970 which is a 6 core

What are the average 24/7 overclocks are people getting with these things?

EDIT: any reason why it's so darn expensive?
Edited by badatgames18 - 4/27/11 at 9:29am
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The i7 2600k overclocked outperforms it, hell at stock it out performs it.
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anyone have experience with this processor? Is it basically just a 950 that has been binned the highest?
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anyone have experience with this processor? Is it basically just a 950 that has been binned the highest?
Basically, I really dont see a difference between my 950 and my buddies 975
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anyone have experience with this processor? Is it basically just a 950 that has been binned the highest?
I'm not sure if it's binned higher, but the big selling point is the unlocked multiplier. It's also has more QPI bandwidth, and an article here if you're interested explains all that jazz.
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very dated and definitely not worth it.
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The i7 2600k overclocked outperforms it, hell at stock it out performs it.
true that
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very dated and definitely not worth it.
Um what?

How is it "Very Dated"? It's the previous gen of CPU and still an epic processor. But by today's standard it's just not worth the extra cash over a 2600k
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