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post #11 of 13
Get a 2500k and a 560ti or 6950, you wont be disappointed. A 2500K is plenty for CS5 especially if you plan on overclocking it to 4.4ghz.
post #12 of 13
Unless you will be doing tons of encoding the 2500k will more than serve your needs.
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post #13 of 13
Getting past 4Ghz is pretty easy for an i5-2500k.
As everyone else said its pointless to get a 2600k unless you plan on using the extra threads or encoding/decoding, something of the sort.
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