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i5 750 worth upgrading to i7 2600k ?

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as title says if i wanna play bf3. before i was thinking to upgrade my pc to i7 2600k 8gb ram gtx 580 , ssd and so on.

But i was reading about nvidea going to introduce next generation cards next year and intel to lg something cpu's and ivy bridge so i what you guys says i should wait for it as ofc once upgraded 1-2 years i wont upgrade. and for now upgrade my ram to 4gb and overclock my cpu ? i hven't overclocked it yet tho.

or should i do upgrade cause its not worth waiting for them.
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post #2 of 46
save yourself some money, seeing how the 2600k runs using HT and games don't support HT go for the i5-2500k, i have it and love it, it's overclocked right now at 5GHz and seriously worth it, i5-2500k is better in most cases for games then the 2600k, so stick with that, and if your going to get a GTX 580 just get 2 GTX 560's in SLI to get more performance at the same price? and keep on with the SSD, once again I love mine biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 46
Yeah go for it.


What's your current setup though?
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Over 60% in this poll got the 2500K instead of the 2600K.
    
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post #5 of 46
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its i5 750 , asus mother board ( dun know model) but not big 1 i know.

2gb ram and baracuda hard drive. 500 walts power suply. 5770 gfx
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Quote:
Originally Posted by turrican9;13853398 
over 60% in this poll got the 2500k instead of the 2600k.

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what is ht biggrin.gif lol new to all this
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if i got i5 2500 , i'll be asking full help for overclocking form u guys only. i dunno **** about it
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Hyper-threading is Intel's term for its simultaneous multithreading implementation in its Atom, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Itanium, Pentium 4 and Xeon CPUs.
Hyper-threading is an Intel-proprietary technology used to improve parallelization of computations (doing multiple tasks at once) performed on PC microprocessors. For each processor core that is physically present, the operating system addresses two virtual processors, and shares the workload between them when possible. Hyper-threading requires not only that the operating system support multiple processors, but also that it be specifically optimized for HTT, and Intel recommends disabling HTT when using operating systems that have not been optimized for this chip feature.


in short, for gaming its not worth it
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post #10 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by hp.;13853401 
its i5 750 , asus mother board ( dun know model) but not big 1 i know.

2gb ram and baracuda hard drive. 500 walts power suply. 5770 gfx

I'd suggest you upgrade your RAM to 4Gb as well as your 5770 to something like a HD6950 or GTX560Ti. And probably a decent power supply?
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