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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 #51 of 88
I have a 990x for multithread, got a 2500k for things that don't need the extra cores & playing with 3d.
    
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post #52 of 88
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Bump: Keep the votes coming
    
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post #53 of 88
2600K because I upgrade my GPU every year and my CPU as little as possible.
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post #54 of 88
2500K. Hyperthreading is sort of a gimmick, and the extra 2mb cache doesn't really do much for gaming/daily use.
    
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post #55 of 88
I took the i5 2500k cuz its almost as good as the i7 2600k in gaming, and its 100$ less, which u can spend it on something else like a liquid cooler or SSD.
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post #56 of 88
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Until now it's about 60%/40% in favor of the 2500K. Not a big surprise.
    
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post #57 of 88
2600K. I didn't really need the HT, but I still bought it for the heck of it

I kid, I kid...I fold (a little) and do a lot of transcoding/editing so I guess I use the extra threads.....a lot?
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post #58 of 88
Why is there no option for "I bought the most expensive and badass CPU because I wanted to have as big E-peen as possible. derp."? ;D
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post #59 of 88
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Quote:
Originally Posted by taintedmind View Post
Why is there no option for "I bought the most expensive and badass CPU because I wanted to have as big E-peen as possible. derp."? ;D
Because people can post whatever reason in the thread Also, the point of the poll is, who many bought what
    
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post #60 of 88
2600k, working on a new build and would like to start folding
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