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With a name like that, I wouldn't want to trust your decision.
Read my sig.

And i was only mentioning how bulldozer will have more cache..
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You would be fine with the 2500K. I got the 2600K because I do a fair amount of video/audio decoding/encoding. You should get the "K" version of whichever because it's really not much more expensive, and the ability to OC it is certainly worth it. You may want the extra performance down the road. If you don't mind spending $100 more, you will be very happy with the 2600K.
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Read my sig.
I read your sig.... rig. Besides, it's ludocris to recommend a non K version over a K version especially since it's just 15 dollars more to get a K version.

i5-2300-2400 over 2500k, i'd understand. But 2500/2600 to 2500k/2600k?

Nope.
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I would go for the 2500k, non K version whats that??!!! Get it and overclock the crap out of it
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I read your sig.... rig. Besides, it's ludocris to recommend a non K version over a K version especially since it's just 15 dollars more to get a K version.

i5-2300-2400 over 2500k, i'd understand. But 2500/2600 to 2500k/2600k?

Nope.
Well he can get the K version if he wants to, not forcing him to not get it.
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post #16 of 30
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Go with i7 2600 (not the K version, Unless you overclock), Extra cache will help a fair bit, But Bulldozer will have 8MB L2 and L3, While 2600 has only got just 8MB smart cache.
He should definitely go with the K version
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What is the point going Non-K 2500/2600? Also, this is overclock.net
    
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Well he can get the K version if he wants to, not forcing him to not get it.
Didn't seem that way especially with the addendum you added comparing it to dozebuller.
post #19 of 30
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Well he can get the K version if he wants to, not forcing him to not get it.
Why would he not get a K version?? Its only what 10 bucks more?? Go back to the AMD threads please.
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post #20 of 30
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Not to pad my post count but....

I'm not the one to ask about this one. I've not run either chip before. I'm still sitting on my sig rig and have yet to have it slow down at all or even drop frames when gaming. It really is a superb machine.

I digress, however. I think for you, the 2500k will be plenty. OC the son of a gun if it's not getting the job done.
Then why post at all?

IMO you'd be fine with the i5. Make sure that it is the "K" version.
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