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Poll Results: Did you get the Sandybridge 2500K or 2600K?

Poll expired: Jun 30, 2011  
  • 63% (161)
    I bought the 2500K. Didn't feel the need for HT
  • 36% (94)
    I bought the 2600K. I needed HT.
255 Total Votes  
post #21 of 88
2500k.

It's plenty fast for everything I do and never had a CPU with HT anyway. I don't think I could've gotten anything better for $190 at the time I got it.
post #22 of 88
My 2500k got the action
post #23 of 88
2500K, I would of liked a 2600K but I didn't have enough cash at the time and didn't want to wait
post #24 of 88
Where's the "my budget only allowed for the 2500K" button?
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Core i5 2500k ASUS P8Z68-V/Gen3 Sapphire R9 380X Nitro G. Skill Sniper 
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Core i5 2500k ASUS P8Z68-V/Gen3 Sapphire R9 380X Nitro G. Skill Sniper 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung Spinpoint F3 Samsung 840 Evo Asus DVD Burner Corsair A70 
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Windows 10 Dell S2340M Logitech G110 Antec 650w EA-650 Green 
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post #25 of 88
i got the 2600k but when i put together my fiances computer i went with the 2500k
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Corsair Vengeance Vertex2 SSD Intel SSD Intel SSD 
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F3R LG Bluray RW, Lightscribe DVD-RW Corsair Hydro 620 Windows 7 home premium 64 
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i7 2600k Asus p8p67 Deluxe GTX580 GTX580 
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Corsair Vengeance Vertex2 SSD Intel SSD Intel SSD 
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F3R LG Bluray RW, Lightscribe DVD-RW Corsair Hydro 620 Windows 7 home premium 64 
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Dell U3011 Acer 27 inch 3d monitor Logitech G15 Kingwin Mach1 1000w 
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post #26 of 88
2600k because I do a lot of photo editing and some video editing on the side.
post #27 of 88
2500k gaming!
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i5 2500k 4.5@ 1.32v Asus P8Z68-V Pro MSI GTX 580 Lightning Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) 1600mhz @ 9-9-9-24 
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1TB Black Cavier LG Blu Ray Windows 7 X64 Ultimate Asus VG278H 
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Logitech G15 Corsair TX750 HAF 932 Logitech G500 
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Steelseries 
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Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SAT... MSI GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) N580GTX Lightning X... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
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My Second Intel
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i5 2500k 4.5@ 1.32v Asus P8Z68-V Pro MSI GTX 580 Lightning Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) 1600mhz @ 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1TB Black Cavier LG Blu Ray Windows 7 X64 Ultimate Asus VG278H 
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Logitech G15 Corsair TX750 HAF 932 Logitech G500 
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Steelseries 
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Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SAT... MSI GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) N580GTX Lightning X... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
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post #28 of 88
I got the 2600K just for kiks.
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Vertex3 MAX IOPS 120GB + Samsung 1TB F3 RAID 0 LG 10X Blu ray drive Corsair H80 + 2 GT AP15s Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1 
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Samsung T260 26" 1920x1200 Max Keyboard Nighthawk X9 mechanical Corsair AX850 GOLD CoolerMaster ATCS 840 Black 
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Logitech G5 v1 Mionix Propus 380 Auzentech X-Fi Hometheater HD + Logitech Z5500 Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Vertex3 MAX IOPS 120GB + Samsung 1TB F3 RAID 0 LG 10X Blu ray drive Corsair H80 + 2 GT AP15s Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1 
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Samsung T260 26" 1920x1200 Max Keyboard Nighthawk X9 mechanical Corsair AX850 GOLD CoolerMaster ATCS 840 Black 
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Logitech G5 v1 Mionix Propus 380 Auzentech X-Fi Hometheater HD + Logitech Z5500 Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch 
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post #29 of 88
2600k because of intel retail edge. Just got everything together last night, now I am working on the overclock. 4.5ghz @ 1.28v, 30 minutes into blend test (Crossing my fingers)
 
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2600k ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 Sapphire 7970 8GB Vengeance 1600 CL8 
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Samsung BX2231  Samsung BX2231  Panasonic 42" Plasma  Ducky Shine Green LED with Red Switches 
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Corsair 750w Fractal Midi  G500 
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Intel i7 3770s Asrock Z77 Extreme-m 32GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series Samsung F3 1TB 
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Western Digital 2TB Green Seagate Barracuda 1Tb  Western Digital 500GB Western Digital 250GB 
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Dark Knight II ESXi 5.1 Antec Earth Watts 380w RAIDMAX Platinum 
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2600k ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 Sapphire 7970 8GB Vengeance 1600 CL8 
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Crucial M4 256GB HP dvd1160i Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Samsung BX2231  
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung BX2231  Samsung BX2231  Panasonic 42" Plasma  Ducky Shine Green LED with Red Switches 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750w Fractal Midi  G500 
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Intel i7 3770s Asrock Z77 Extreme-m 32GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series Samsung F3 1TB 
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Western Digital 2TB Green Seagate Barracuda 1Tb  Western Digital 500GB Western Digital 250GB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Dark Knight II ESXi 5.1 Antec Earth Watts 380w RAIDMAX Platinum 
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post #30 of 88
2600k for gaming, and photo/video editing
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OCZ Vertex 3 128 + 240 Gb + 2 Seagate 1Tb 6Gb/s Pioneer BDR-205 Win7 x64 Samsung SyncMaster 245BW 
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Logitech G510 Seasonic X-760W Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G9 
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