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Poll Results: Wait for Ivy Bridge?

 
  • 20% (1)
    Get an Ivy Bridge
  • 60% (3)
    i5 2500k
  • 20% (1)
    i7 2600k
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post #11 of 15
But that $100 could make a much bigger difference in a GPU than in HT for a gaming pc, usually the reasoning behind that.
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by TahoeDust View Post

People always seem to overlook that WIndows utilizes hyper-threading. As hyper threaded processors and 6+ cores become more popular, more applications will be written to use it. It really depends what kind of price you can find them for. Microcenter had a facebook coupon around last week for a 2600k for $230. I got my 2700k for $290. If you are dropping some serious coin on a high end machine, another $100 has a way of getting lost in the shuffle.

Most applications have so many data dependencies that it isn't plausible to make it extremely threaded.
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post #13 of 15
i would say that HT even in games it MIGHT be require FROM MY EXPERIENCE. not because i have a 2600k i'm saying this and believe me that i have disable HT no increase higher overcloking and lower voltage. When i had disable HT in game like BF3 and BC2 i have been getting mayor stutter (micro stutter) which doesn't really happen with HT ON. Is hard to notice until you enable and disable HT. I learned that a few apps resources in the background were doing this. HT On took the load off and would not get any microstutter. In BC2 it was driving me crazy cause frame would drop to single digits and then back up while with HT ON this wasn't happening. After monitoring my resources i learned that with BC2 it was kaspersky. After upgrading to 2012 this has not happen but is funny that this would only happen with HT OFF. I notice with HT ON it did happened but it did not affect the games, when i looked at task manager i saw 2 HT processor spike because of this but while the other regular core were still been use for gaming.
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post #14 of 15
Thread Starter 
Hey guys im on the budged for an i5 2500k right now but if i wait for ivy bridge i can have enough to buy the i7 2770k when it comes out. So ive decided to wait since i already have the 2600 nonk but still has HT. ill wait. Thanks guys for your opinions. biggrin.gif
post #15 of 15
Good plan at stock you should be fine, ivy bridge is supposed to be worth waiting especially since you already have a current gen cpu.
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