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Really getting tired of my x58 setup and looking for something new. Would getting a 2500k setup now be worth it ?

I heard x79 is coming out soon, but the price tag for entry level will be pretty big.
    
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Not worth at all.. Waste of money..
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Well I don't know much about your CPU, but even if you buy a Z68 or a P67 with an BIOS update you will still be able to use an IVY chip. Even some of the newer Z68s and P67s are even coming with the 3.0 pcie so it still would be future proof and maybe a little cheaper in the long run.
    
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Is your current set up not doing something you need, or doing something too slowly?
If not, no need. You have quite a nice setup.
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post #5 of 7
Stay where you are, unless bored with it, and have the bucks to
jump every so often.

At 4.0 handle anything out there and depending on cooling probably
good to go higher on your setup.

If have to jump wait for the middle ground IVy setup.

3930 is where I'm probably going, and thats after it tested awhile,
Remember first Sandy's

JMHO

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post #6 of 7
Just stay with what you have right now and overclock.
post #7 of 7
with gaming performance clock for clock, your intel is the same as a 2500k,

only diff is that the 2500k can go 4.5GHz and maybe higher. so ask yourself is that worth it?
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