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no if you're video editing you DON'T SETTLE. There is no price/performance ratio. There is only top performance and you get whatever that is.
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This. It's just like monitors. If your a video or photo engineer your going to want top end IPS displays with RGB-LED backlights. All of which cost many thousands of dollars and have a much diminished life span than an IPS display with WLED blacklighting BUT they are about as life like and real to true color that you'll ever get.
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SB-E is actually priced pretty nicely in my opinion. Yes, its expensive, but most people buy 2500K for gaming, and I bet most people play games with their PC, not video editing and folding. If you fold, or edit video, 3930K is very nice. If you play WOW and Minecraft, overkill.
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High(est) performance comes with a premium. Should be kind of obvious no?

SB-E is not really meant to compete in price/performance.
 
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post

SB-E is actually priced pretty nicely in my opinion. Yes, its expensive, but most people buy 2500K for gaming, and I bet most people play games with their PC, not video editing and folding. If you fold, or edit video, 3930K is very nice. If you play WOW and Minecraft, overkill.

yeah agreed. In video editing there is no such thing as overkill. 64gb of memory yummy! 16 threads yummy! 50 terabytes hard drive space... Yummy!

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post #15 of 19
i don't think the SB-E is pricy. i think that in general. LGA 2011 is compatable with IB/IB-E so even if you buy one of the new SB-E Processors and you ever want you change, your ready for that.
post #16 of 19
I am hoping the low end will come down in price once this 3980X is released, but who knows. They might put it at $1200 and keep the others where they are. They probably won't come down much until IB-E is released. After looking at the specs and all the other chips out there, I think IB-E will be a better bang for the buck than SB-E currently is.
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post #17 of 19
The 3930k is priced amazing, It performs better then the 990x at $600.

The 3960x is priced equivalent to all other extreme edition processors.


The future 3820 will be price at $294(?) and although not unlocked I believe we saw benches at around 4.5ghz posted on here, so if you plan to go to IB-E that would be an amazing processor for you to get now.
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post #18 of 19
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Why hasn't intel lowered the price on the 990x? It seems a bit silly for them to keep the price so high on it. My only gripe I have with Ivy is that it won't be 6 or 8 core. At least AMD tries to give you more even if BD right now is an epic fail in the sense that it gets crushed by intel's offerings.
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Still debating on whether or not i should pull the trigger on this. i do lots of video editing and plan to game also
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