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Nope
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no, don't switch yet. wait for sandybridge e. BUT you do need a ssd. vertex 3 calls
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If you are a gamer, you could run that processor at stock and it would not be any different in terms of real life performance versus an overclocked 2600k.
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Nope, wait for SB-E
    
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
Yeah, if you wait for a good deal you can save more money by getting a used X58 system. I prefer brand new, but I also prefer knowing it wont be DOA.

The problem with me right now is the deal I'm looking at is only $25 less than my ideal SB set up. So I'm leaning towards a P55 set up too.
I have got my sig rig MoBo+CPU with 2133MHz RAM for 270USD. Best deal ever. Go here and TPU for sales and you can get a good deal It would have cost 380 for just a p8p67 pro and 2500k, both of which were on sale at microcenter. Didn't want to sell one of my GPUs, so I did p55 with i7 860.
    
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I am almost in the same of your situation..
I have 920, 950 and 2600K. I ran lots of Games over the 3 cpu's, and the result was almost the same as many guys told you.
BUT!! if you are planning to OC the 2600K, i strongly advice you to make this step and not to wait the 6 months..
It make a lots of different with me when i OC the 2600, i can easily reach 5.0 (underwater) and 4.3 (Stock fan). With the other cpu my max was 4.3 (Underwater).

Also i noticed my temp was very nice with the SB cpu, its not hitting the 60c Under full load @ 4.8-5.0. SB cpu one of the best cpu for OCing (as per as my experience).

I hope the upcoming CPU will use the same 1155 Mb, I will not hesitate to upgrade..
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I am almost in the same of your situation..
I have 920, 950 and 2600K. I ran lots of Games over the 3 cpu's, and the result was almost the same as many guys told you.
BUT!! if you are planning to OC the 2600K, i strongly advice you to make this step and not to wait the 6 months..
It make a lots of different with me when i OC the 2600, i can easily reach 5.0 (underwater) and 4.3 (Stock fan). With the other cpu my max was 4.3 (Underwater).

Also i noticed my temp was very nice with the SB cpu, its not hitting the 60c Under full load @ 4.8-5.0. SB cpu one of the best cpu for OCing (as per as my experience).

I hope the upcoming CPU will use the same 1155 Mb, I will not hesitate to upgrade..
SB-E will be faster and on 2011. IB will be backwards compatible, but just like how AM3+ in AM3 boards, or AM3 in AM2+
    
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