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i7 975 or 950 which to keep?

post #1 of 7
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So I have both of these cpu's. i currently have the 975 running and the 950 is sitting. I would use the fund to buy a ssd.

I can prolly get 200 for the 950 and 400-500 for the 975. I don't really care about getting more money, just need to get rid of one and get a ssd.

What are everyone thoughts?
post #2 of 7
I'd keep the 975.

And you said you don't care about getting more money.

So i think you should keep the 975.

Edit: Scratch that. I'd keep the 950. I thought that the 975 had 6 cores like the 970.
post #3 of 7
if you can get 400 - 500 for the 975 do it.
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post #4 of 7
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if you can get 400 - 500 for the 975 do it.

is there a big performance difference between the 975 and 950, i have never used the 950 yet.
post #5 of 7
975 mainly has higher frequency and an unlocked multiplier. plus a bit higher QPI rate but that doesn't matter squat in performance.
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post #6 of 7
keep the 975 you can get a descent ssd for 200
    
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post #7 of 7
Sell the 975. Unless your doing a lot of overclocking theres not much difference in performance.
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