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I don't see where the x6 beat the 2600k in encoding benchmarks. I checked the ones that rdfloyd and I posted and the i7 came out on top with every encoding one besides one where the i5 came 1st. Also, That's on stock clocks. If you can overclock it to atleast 4.8ishGHZ, It will easily beat the x6 with better time/FPS.

And you said you would spend your money wisely and get the x6. Uhm, I don't think that would be spending your money wisely when the i7 basically eats the x6 in basically every single benchmark almost.

I think he means it might be more wise because he won't have to buy a new board. The i7 has to be a lot better because there is a big price difference in his situation.
 
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I don't see where the x6 beat the 2600k in encoding benchmarks. I checked the ones that rdfloyd and I posted and the i7 came out on top with every encoding one besides one where the i5 came 1st. Also, That's on stock clocks. If you can overclock it to atleast 4.8ishGHZ, It will easily beat the x6 with better time/FPS.

And you said you would spend your money wisely and get the x6. Uhm, I don't think that would be spending your money wisely when the i7 basically eats the x6 in basically every single benchmark almost.

Also, 6-10 frames means alot in rendering. You want to get as much frames as you can out of a CPU. It may not seem alot, But when it comes down to rendering those high HD videos, You want as many frames as you can get.
Yea thats my bad. I figured since they did one encode by FPS they would do them all in FPS but the windows codec one is in seconds lol.
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Hmm, That's true. Combo deals for a i7 and mobo is around $400 and the x6 1100T is just at $184. I think right now, It's more of a personal choice. Either you want to keep your board and pay $184 or buy a new board and CPU, get better render/encoding results, then obivously the i7. But you would have to spend maybe around $400+ then for overclocking, get an aftermarket cooler.
    
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Is there any speculation on the price and release date of Ivy Bridge? SB-E is suppose to be out by the end of this year I think, but theres no way in hell I'm paying that kind of money.
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Ivy comes out March of 2012. For the price, I'm currently not sure. I have't seen anything come up with price's.
    
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Ivy comes out March of 2012. For the price, I'm currently not sure. I have't seen anything come up with price's.
You would think that it would not be as expensive as SB-E right? Considering SB-E looks like a server platform which I don't understand. Will Ivy bridge put an EOL for 2nd gen i7s replacing them with the same price(speculation)?
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Ivy comes out March of 2012. For the price, I'm currently not sure. I have't seen anything come up with price's.
It's not going to be cheap, that's for sure.
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You would think that it would not be as expensive as SB-E right? Considering SB-E looks like a server platform which I don't understand. Will Ivy bridge put an EOL for 2nd gen i7s replacing them with the same price(speculation)?
Most likely, SB-E replaces the 1366 socket (the original i7 series), not SB. Ivy Bridge is the SB replacement on the same socket, and should just be a improvement over SB. Unless Intel considers AMD down for the count, I wouldn't expect the top-of-the-line IB to be over $400 at launch.
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Ivy Bridge 3700K. If you cannot wait till March/April of 2012 then I recommend the 2600K. Preferably on a P67/Z68 chipset platform.
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You would think that it would not be as expensive as SB-E right? Considering SB-E looks like a server platform which I don't understand. Will Ivy bridge put an EOL for 2nd gen i7s replacing them with the same price(speculation)?
Well Sandy Bridge & Ivy Bridge are considered Second Gen i7's. SB-E isn't a server processor I'm quite sure. Ivy Bridge will most likely cost the same as SB did when they came out. Maybe even a little bit more. Don't take that as a fact. I'm just guessing.

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It's not going to be cheap, that's for sure.
Of course not. It's Intel But all serious, I have a feeling it could be near the same price SB was when it was released. MAYBE.
    
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