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WTB i3- 21XXK thumb.gif

I dont understand why people are acting like that in this thread ... Intel and AMD always refresh their current CPU line, Just like i5-750->760, i7 920->930->950 ETC and it usually sell for the same price , retailer just stop selling the old model.

QFT, for all of it.

If we had a i3-21xxK I'd be on Intel right now.
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As expected from Intel after Amd's BD let down, they are milking their cash-cows frown.gif. I want to see an affordable (well, semi affordable) & unlocked LG2011 cpu please biggrin.gif

No, they're just refining their CPU line...As has only happened since, well, forever in the CPU world.
    
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AMD is already busting out FX v2? When is that supposed to come out?
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post #23 of 95
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WTB i3- 21XXK thumb.gif
I dont understand why people are acting like that in this thread ... Intel and AMD always refresh their current CPU line, Just like i5-750->760, i7 920->930->950 ETC and it usually sell for the same price , retailer just stop selling the old model.

Fair enough, but those CPUs all have a locked multiplier. Releasing a new version with of a chip that's already unlocked and changing absolutely nothing except bumping the stock multiplier by 1 is silly.
Then again, companies need to make money. People who know anything about hardware won't be buying it, people who are utterly clueless are unlikely to build their own pc, and if they do they should have made sure they understand what they're buying before actually buying it. I'm not actually sure what the target market is for this 2550K and the 2700K, but if it makes Intel a couple of extra bucks, more power to them.
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Hold, up again - I'll take a Non-Hyped Performance Increase any day of the week, over another failure cpu release like BD.
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I'm good! My 2500K will hold me for quite a while. Once my 2500K is dated I'll throw in dat Ivy Bridge and feel fresh again!
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BACON!

With a K.

Gimme.
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post #27 of 95
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Fair enough, but those CPUs all have a locked multiplier. Releasing a new version with of a chip that's already unlocked and changing absolutely nothing except bumping the stock multiplier by 1 is silly.
Then again, companies need to make money. People who know anything about hardware won't be buying it, people who are utterly clueless are unlikely to build their own pc, and if they do they should have made sure they understand what they're buying before actually buying it. I'm not actually sure what the target market is for this 2550K and the 2700K, but if it makes Intel a couple of extra bucks, more power to them.

Yea I understand , since the 2500k is already multipler unlocked its kinda pointless to release another unlocked chip just with better stock clock , true true.. good point! thumb.gif But they did that with the 980x->990x too =/ So meh I guess they might be higher binned!
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I guess this is good news for those who were desperate to hit 5ghz but ended up with chips that walled at 4.8/4.9?
post #29 of 95
Why is everyone freaking out over this? This has been done before, and by both Intel and AMD, its nothing new.

And 2500K owners are clearly not the target market for this chip.
    
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Is there any chance of this being a full cache i5 2500k?
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