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Ok here is the deal. Sold my 2600k for $299.99. Should i cancel it and buy 2700k?

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i sold my 2600k for $299.99. Should i go ahead and then just buy the 2700k? Or should i cancel the order and just keep my 2600k. I am going to go ivy when ivy comes out, so what your thoughts.
Also, do all 2700ks do 5ghz at 1.4?
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Is this for real?
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Why did you sell it if you're going to be upgrading to Ivy?

Where did you hear that a 2700k doing 5ghz at 1.4v?


EDIT:

I take it you didn't read this thread: http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...ng-thread.html
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oh wow, hmm, seems 2700k isnt not 100% guaranteed be good. For $70, prolly not worth it? hold out till ivy. I figure i could sell the 2700k for maybe $350, but if u guys think i should wait. wait i will.
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i sold my 2600k for $299.99. Should i go ahead and then just buy the 2700k? Or should i cancel the order and just keep my 2600k. I am going to go ivy when ivy comes out, so what your thoughts.
Also, do all 2700ks do 5ghz at 1.4?
Waste of time and money!!
 
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From a label-free perspective i7 2600K and 2700K's are the EXACT SAME CHIP.

Ones than bin 100 MHz higher than the rest are 2700K's rather than 2600K's.

So technically, your 2600K may even be a 2700K, but wasn't labelled that as the 2700K serial number didn't exist until recently. They're all the exact same process and architecture and stepping etc. etc. etc. and nobody can guarantee that a 2700K will overclock to 5GHz any better than a 2600K will, the negligibly higher probability of it occuring is due to the fact that all 2700K's have their original bin at a 0.97% higher stock frequency. There's 2600K's than clock higher and better than 2700K's, they're just rarer. Again, they're the same chip.

Keep the bloody 2600K, not worth it, specifically if you're going to be upgrading in the future.
Edited by lowfiwhiteguy - 11/1/11 at 5:58pm
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not upgrading, keeping my 2600k. Thank you.
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not upgrading, keeping my 2600k. Thank you.
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i hope ivy comes out soon, be my first 6core processor. Hopefully by Feb.?
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i hope ivy comes out soon, be my first 6core processor. Hopefully by Feb.?
SB-E & Ivy Bridge News Thread - All the info you need.
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