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I love my 2600k, but its got to go I have bills to pay.
Have a look around at HWbot for what some are doing with a 2600k.
Here is my best: http://hwbot.org/submission/2154331_...0k_5407.94_mhz
Lots of other test there by me also with this same 26k.
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in response to the overclocking question on the 2600k, it has changed from the way we used to overclock, but it is not too difficult. On these chips 4.5 is a guarantee. 4.8 is pretty common as well. It is that 5ghz that is tough to hit, but honestly, who can complain about even the mild overclocks? this thing is a beast. I get low 70 temps on mine but I think it is because of the fans I have on my h70. I have new fans coming and I am redoing my case with some higher power fans as well as some sound reduction material.
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Holy Cow, thats a nice OC!!!!
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yeah thats a high one 5.4
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is the i7-960 any better at multi-tasking then the 2600k? or no thanks
Should be the same. I believe video encoding is faster on the 2600k. I7 960s go for less money on sale though than 2600K processors, so it really depends on what your doing with your computer. If you need SATA 6Gs speeds, go P67/Z68 with 2600K. BD has been delayed for too long IMO.
     
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Yah, TheWolf is an Overclocking maniac!!! lol
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Should be the same. I believe video encoding is faster on the 2600k. I7 960s go for less money on sale though than 2600K processors, so it really depends on what your doing with your computer. If you need SATA 6Gs speeds, go P67/Z68 with 2600K.
Don't forget that the i7 960 tops out at about 4.2GHz with air cooling, and they are a space heater!
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Holy Cow, thats a nice OC!!!!
Thanks!

You got some great one your self!
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Don't forget that the i7 960 tops out at about 4.2GHz with air cooling, and they are a space heater!
Yeah, on air cooling, they're up there. But that's under full load in most cases.
     
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