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post #1 of 36
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Is it even worth it to move from Core i7 920 @ 4.4Ghz to 2600K? Should i just wait? I can upgrade to Intels next gen but for the summer is it work it. The only problem i got with my 920 is that it gets hot even under water with low fan speed and summer is coming.
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post #2 of 36
Nope. I would wait for Ivybridge-E or Haswell.
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post #3 of 36
Not at all.
    
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post #4 of 36
Drop it to 4GHz or so if temperatures become an issue. It'll still perform fine. Wait until Ivy Bridge or LGA2011, or even Haswell if you want to. If you can sell your current platform and get the Sandy Bridge for little out, then why not, it seems to be the thing to do.
post #5 of 36
I agree with the above posters, and to keep your 920. I'd even wait past LGA2011 and Ivy and wait for whatever is possibly after that. Unless you have cash to burn, but 4Ghz 920 will still be very viable for awhile and the jump to Sandy just isn't worth it.
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Wait and upgrade later. Your chip is still a beast.
    
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post #7 of 36
not worth it at all at 4400 your already giving your gpu plenty of power so your fps boost would be small if any. Id wait till intel gets the x58 replacement chipset out.
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post #8 of 36
wait for IB or BD or SBE.
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post #9 of 36
Definately not worth it.
post #10 of 36
I'm thinking of going to 2011 or just keeping my i7 920 for awhile.
    
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