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hi guys, im currently looking into getting an i5 2500k, can anyone tell me how much of a performance increase this would be? going from my 955be to i5

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Im looking at getting an Asrock Z68 EXTREME4 with it if this helps at all...

And what kind of overclock should i be shooting for? when i eventually get the h100
Edited by fibre_optics - 7/16/11 at 1:37pm
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Originally Posted by KShirza1;14237541 
http://www.newegg.com/

whats with the hyperlink?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fibre_optics;14237548 
whats with the hyperlink?

should i build a cart for you also?
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post #6 of 17
I ran 4.5ghz on the stock air cooler on mine. Expect a 4.8 without ~much~ effort(Edit: with good cooling). And if you got a good chip, and balls, you can get over 5ghz out of it.

As far as upgrades go.. I really don't know what to tell you except my 2500k at 5ghz gets 124 to 127 gflops in linx (quickest way to compare that i could think of). run linx on your chip to see what it does for you now.
Edited by sanitarium - 7/16/11 at 1:42pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KShirza1;14237555 
should i build a cart for you also?

oh my, why are you being so rude? i asked a simple question...

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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by KShirza1;14237555 
should i build a cart for you also?

I'm guessing you're stoned or retarded. He didn't ask WHERE to get one.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sanitarium;14237561 
I ran 4.5ghz on the stock air cooler on mine. Expect a 4.8 without ~much~ effort. And if you got a good chip, and balls, you can get over 5ghz out of it.

As far as upgrades go.. I really don't know what to tell you except my 2500k at 5ghz gets 124 to 127 gflops in linx (quickest way to compare that i could think of). run linx on your chip to see what it does for you now.


Thank you for giving a frank answer.
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post #10 of 17
Run linx and see what gflops you get with your current setup...
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