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Title says it all need opinions.
i just went with i7, tired of waiting for bulldozer
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is the i7-960 any better at multi-tasking then the 2600k? or no thanks
In all honesty, the 2600K is a multitasking powerhouse of a CPU. It may have two less cores than the 960, but overall it will still stomp the 960 in nearly every benchmark except some core-intensive benchmarks.
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In all honesty, the 2600K is a multitasking powerhouse of a CPU. It may have two less cores than the 960, but overall it will still stomp the 960 in nearly every benchmark except some core-intensive benchmarks.

Am I missing something? I'm pretty sure i7 960 is also quad core HT.
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Am I missing something? I'm pretty sure i7 960 is also quad core HT.
No your not missing anything. lol But I think someone else is.
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2600K stomps on the 960 i say just get the i7
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I have a second gen i7 only because a psu blew some of my parts, so I was forced to upgrade from my original i7. I would wait for now. I am not an amd fan, but I know that intel is just waiting to release something else to smash amd into the ground. If intel releases anything further amd will definitely go down the hole. They have to wait. Amd's bulldozer is said to come very close to intels six core in performance, which says a lot since it is an 8 core. Very sad if you ask me, for amd that is. Intel all the way is my vote.
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I also went with i7, reason being is all the AMD Chipset mosfet failures really made my decision in getting Sandy Bridge alot easier, also if Bulldozer does or maybe beat SB in performance, you got the Ivy Bridge chips to look at also. AMD is always going to be a step behind. Go Intel. You won't regret it
    
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I'd let my Core i7 2600K 54x muti go for 270 shipped & a ASRock Extreme 6 m/b for 165 shipped or the pair for for 425 shipped.
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The decision basically comes down to this: buy a 2600K and have i7 2600K performance now or wait until October for a CPU that will deliver similar, if not worse, performance than the 2600K.

Hmm, I wonder...
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I also went with i7, reason being is all the AMD Chipset mosfet failures really made my decision in getting Sandy Bridge alot easier, also if Bulldozer does or maybe beat SB in performance, you got the Ivy Bridge chips to look at also. AMD is always going to be a step behind. Go Intel. You won't regret it
cool, i might. been contemplating for a while but, how high how a OC. you think i can get on a 2600k with a Corsair H50. thanks.
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