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2600k for 250. Worth it for me?

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Fry's has a sale this week and you can pick up a 2600k for 250. I was thinking about doing this and then buying a decent mobo when one goes on sale or I have more money.

current budget is 380.

I know the performance wouldn't be THAT big of a difference, but do you think i should go for it?

thanks.
    
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depends on what you're using the computer for
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Depends on your main use with your rig but that'd be a deal I'd grab

Been thinking about switching over myself
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Yes, it is a great deal. You can actually resell it if you don't open it and grab a 2500k. Then spend a little more money on the board.
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Originally Posted by Freakn View Post
Depends on your main use with your rig but that'd be a deal I'd grab

Been thinking about switching over myself
This,

Take a look at the gigabyte P67UD3, it's around 150$ and should serve you well

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-488-_-Product
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This,

Take a look at the gigabyte P67UD3, it's around 150$ and should serve you well

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-488-_-Product
I might be biased, but I think that the MSI P67A-G43 is still superior in that price range. Its $130 and it has x8/x8 PCI-E bandwidth, and great UEFI. Whilst Gigabyte is still on BIOS.
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Gigabyte uses UEFI, they just didn't create a new interface for it.
    
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I might be biased, but I think that the MSI P67A-G43 is still superior in that price range. Its $130 and it has x8/x8 PCI-E bandwidth, and great UEFI. Whilst Gigabyte is still on BIOS.
Fits right into my budget, thanks!

Now i've just got to decide if it's really worth it..
    
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By the way, what link did you find your i7 2600k for $250? Thats an amazing deal!
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Fits right into my budget, thanks!

Now i've just got to decide if it's really worth it..
yes thats worth it!!! ill send u some cash can u send me one they worth bit over $300 here!
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