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I had a 4.2Ghz 760 and i upgraded on launch day. Yeah sandy bridge is faster but it was a huge waste of money.
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post #12 of 15
I would look at cost to cost and what games you are playing.

If you do decide to put more thought into it think about how much your going to sell you cpu/mobo to your buddy for, and calculate how much sb/mobo would be. Then go from there comparing performance in games and things you do.

Then decide if you should.
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Did anybody bother to look at his rig? He's running a GTX 260 on a 1920x1080 monitor. He should be upgrading his video card not his CPU.
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Originally Posted by Sheyster View Post
Did anybody bother to look at his rig? He's running a GTX 260 on a 1920x1080 monitor. He should be upgrading his video card not his CPU.
I'm on tapatalk so I can't see.

+ 1 to GPU upgrade.
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Originally Posted by Mako0312 View Post
I'm on tapatalk so I can't see.

+ 1 to GPU upgrade.
That's already being done

As I said in the OP, the upgrade would be just to help out a friend, not that I'm dying to get a 2500k.
Edited by KrisBKreeme - 8/6/11 at 1:45pm
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