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i7-860 to a 2500k or Wait?

post #1 of 13
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The title says it all, should I wait or just go ahead with the upgrade? How much difference do you think it will be comparing to the system I have now?

Oh, and my speed is 3.3Ghz actually.
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post #2 of 13
That's not an upgrade at all.
Wait for IB, Q1-Q2 '12
post #3 of 13
is that an unlocked multi chip?probably not very drastic
 
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post #4 of 13
Your cpu is still pretty good so I'd just wait if I was you.
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post #5 of 13
Just wait for Ivy Bridge. 5 Months away
post #6 of 13
This is what I'm doing. Just going to wait for IB to come out. Then ill upgrade
post #7 of 13
I agree with waiting. Your cpu is better then mine and I have yet to find any real usage lagging.
     
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post #8 of 13
I have a hard time believing that any cpu less than 4 years old 'needs' upgrading. I hop back and forth between my GF's core 2 duo and my i7 and (both with SSD's) and 99% of the time (unless I'm gaming) I can't tell the difference.
    
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post #9 of 13
your computer is a great computer, it was basically the 2600k/2500k of the recent past.
i would definitely wait in your situation.
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post #10 of 13
you can probably skip another 1 or 2 gen without noticing much...
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