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post #11 of 17
Or read the other 200 threads asking tne same thing... It'll surely solve your pbm...
post #12 of 17
Gaming go 2500k, no reason to spend the extra $100 for HT when it is not fully utilized.
post #13 of 17
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Gaming go 2500k, no reason to spend the extra $100 for HT when it is not fully utilized.
Yeah save it for a graphics card
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post #14 of 17
Best thing to do is get a Gen3 mobo right now. Save that extra $100 for when Ivy comes out and then you will have Pci-E 3.0 ready to rock. Just get the 2500k for now. I sold my 980x and went to 2500k and it's better. Do not buy the 2600k no matter what. You can probably get a 2500k equivalent of Ivy for $180-200. Save your money. If you haven't already bought your mobo, consider a gen 3 for future proof. Then you can get a Kelper or 7000 Amd card.
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post #15 of 17
i dont think so the 2500k will do the job ! for sure i think people buy the 2600k just to be baller!
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post #16 of 17
2500K all the way. No games use the HT the 2600K has. HT actually causes slight stuttering in BF3.Also you might be able to OC higher without the HT.
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post #17 of 17
Get a 2500k, I have the 2600k and I regret buying it... wasn't worth the extra $. Just get a 2500k... on reflection, I should have.
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