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If you get the 2500K now, you'll just end up selling it a few months later to get the 2600K. Just get the 2600K now and never worry about those "should have" thoughts.
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For encoding and bigadv PPD, 2600k. In Linux you could manage 50K at 4.7-4.9GHz easily.
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Originally Posted by rsfkevski View Post
Ok Blue....as you know, we had VERY similar setups prior to my upgrade to SB. I do ALOT of home video editing and encoding. With my previous Q9650 @ 4.0ghz, it would take approximately 8-10 minutes to encode about 2 hours of video. With my 2500k running at 4.5, it takes less than 2 minutes to encode the exact same material.

I could not justify spending the extra $100. Not only that, I was able to sell my previous setup of Q9650, EP45-UD3P, and 8GB of DDR2-1066 and had less than $15 out-of-pocket after it was all said and done

If you're seriously considering upgrading to SB...do it now, before 775 products drop even more in price.

Personally, I'd take the extra money and invest in more HDD because your home movies are going to fill up those that you have in no time...trust me on this one
Yep its being purchased today. Good thing I already have a buyer for my mobo. And for my CPU and RAM, I am very confident they will go very quickly.

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If you get the 2500K now, you'll just end up selling it a few months later to get the 2600K. Just get the 2600K now and never worry about those "should have" thoughts.
Those are my thoughts, or I would wait until the 1st chip of Ivy Bridge came out and get that.

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For encoding and bigadv PPD, 2600k. In Linux you could manage 50K at 4.7-4.9GHz easily.
I would run under VMware with a Linux distro.
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