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Originally Posted by knoxy_14 View Post
ok getting new cpu mobo and was wondering if i should get one of these i do mostly gaming and main game is going to be bf3 and i know that the 2500k is best bang for the buck atm for gaming but i know bf3 is goign to be able to utilize 8 threads and didnt know if the 2600k would be worth it to kind of future proof myself
you got the psu for it... add another gtx 480. you will see far more performance upgrade in adding another gpu than upgrading to a brand new mobo/cpu
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post #22 of 32
2500k, 2600k is pointless.
 
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post #23 of 32
I personally like my 2600k over my 2500k.

Probably just the placebo effect, but everything just seems "nicer" lol, and I know it'll last me for a long while.

I'll vote for both!
 
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post #24 of 32
Get the 2600k ..

the 2500k is the same thing with out hyper threading .

If you plan on playing more cpu intensive games then you would want the 2600k .
    
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post #25 of 32
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At that res you can pretty much max out anything with that card, but that res really really really really is low for gaming. *says the person who still plays Diablo two @800x600*
I don't know but i kinda like thing extra huge. Like large instead of small. I play perfectly fine when i play MW2 or BF2 on my 19" 1280x1024 screen though. Will i be at a disadvantage like i cant seem as much stuff as other players with widescreen?
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I don't know but i kinda like thing extra huge. Like large instead of small. I play perfectly fine when i play MW2 or BF2 on my 19" 1280x1024 screen though. Will i be at a disadvantage like i cant seem as much stuff as other players with widescreen?
Going widescreen will help see more in game but as you also go higher up in res your 460 will get slower and slower as it struggles to keep up. With a 460 1GB and a nice OC I think it should be fine for 1650x1050 for most games with most things on high but definitely not too much AA. My 5870 OC'd was struggling to keep up in BF3 at only 1650x1050 but that was with an athlon II, unlocked to PHII x4, but only at stock 2.9GHz.
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post #27 of 32
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Originally Posted by El_Capitan View Post
Go to Microcenter's site and add the i5 2500k. Then add a motherboard. If you see the motherboard's price drop in your cart, then checkout.

If not, look for another one. You can see what motherboards with their online ad: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/...6#/15a039e6/27



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post #28 of 32
I vote for the i5 2500k its the best bang for the buck.
 
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Do you guys think BF3 will use HT? Im contemplating on getting a 2600k just for this if the performance is good enough.
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post #30 of 32
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Do you guys think BF3 will use HT? Im contemplating on getting a 2600k just for this if the performance is good enough.
I was told HT actually hurts your Fps in BF3. This is just what I've heard. Anyone got any reviews, info on that ?

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