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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 #61 of 88
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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 nobody buys the 990x's anymore?
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post #62 of 88
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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
ummmm???? you wanted the most expensive and you bought a sandy bridge chip? Why not get a 990x?
post #63 of 88
...because in games SB is better
    
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post #64 of 88
2500k because all I do is game and surf porn.
post #65 of 88
Got the 2600K because it was cheaper.

Intel Retail Edge, $150 total
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post #66 of 88
2500K.

I mainly use my PC for basic tasks and games. I do some video encoding, but not a lot of it where spending extra for a 2600K was warranted.
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post #67 of 88
2500K cause it was only $179 @ Microcenter!
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post #68 of 88
Ht ftw
    
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post #69 of 88
I got the 2600k because I have extra money and I knew I would kick myself if I went from my 6 core 1090t to a quad 2500k, even though the 2500k still decimates the 1090t in multi threaded things.

I also bought the 2600k because I heard it OCs better, well my voltage curve is insane past 4.5GHz so I guess life's tough.
    
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post #70 of 88
I got the 2500k, Even that is overkill for my HTPC.
    
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