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I still dont see any evidence. Show me 2600K get more fps then 2500K.

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post #232 of 238
Op should've emphasized smoother gameplay but gpu usage isn't always related to stutter. My 6850 wasn't getting maxed out with 1090t but it's full with 2500k however the gameplay is hardly different. I still get minimal stutter.

And i don't think 2600k - HT = 2500k. With HT off, 2600k still is a different chip. I'd like to see a usage and fps spike chart (like hardocp) for 2500k
Edited by Catscratch - 2/7/12 at 6:21am
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Since this seems to be the 2500 vs 2600 thread, I'm looking at a multi- high end GPU setup and going through this thread, the opinions literally seem to be all over the place.

Some are saying there isn't any difference, others are saying a slight, others saying drastic, then more saying drastic depending if you're running a multi-gpu setup.
Edited by Jarmel - 2/7/12 at 6:38am
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Since this seems to be the 2500 vs 2600 thread, I'm looking at a multi- high end GPU setup and going through this thread, the opinions literally seem to be all over the place.
Some are saying there isn't any difference, others are saying a slight, others saying drastic, then more saying drastic depending if you're running a multi-gpu setup.

Go with x79 and the 3820 if you can't(until you can) afford a 3930k for your multi-high GPU needs and no worries thumb.gif.
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2600K vs. 2500k still isn't an apples to apples comparison due to the fact that the 2600K has a bigger cache compared to the 2500K and some games due take advantage of it. What the OP needs to show are two benchmarks... HT on and HT off, with everything else being equal.
Edited by Clairvoyant129 - 2/7/12 at 8:26am
 
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post #236 of 238
Ehhh... sure, it HELPS your GPU, but it's not really a notable difference. No, I'm not defending my purchase; I won my 2500k on OCN. I have no problem with selling it and spending ~$200 on top for a 2700k or an IB upgrade, I just don't need nor care for it.
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I would do some testing!
But there's no way I'm installing Origin on my Rig tongue.gif
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This guy is only mad because games cost a lot more in Australia, so he expects everyone to be willing to overspend for things.

Bahahaha... Why is this not closed yet..... What is crying and moaning about this really doing?? Nothing except make some of you look so childish and ignorant

Probably because we still have faith that member's will refrain from profanity and engage in a friendly debate regarding this matter, so far it's not looking great.

To those that have HT, including OP, kindly provide us with a few screenshots 'proving' your argument. Disregarding price and the performance boost, those that don't have HT can come up with there own conclusion, better yet provide your screenshots too. Unfortunately I don't have a 2600k at this minute, but if you require a certain benchmark, I could certainly provide that with my 2500k and SLI setup. Heaven benchmark 2.1 / 2.5, metro2033 benchamrk, lost planet benchmark etc.

Thanks

Even after posting this (^ 2days ago back in page 15) I have yet to see a single screenshot, although this argument has been beaten to death it still would have been interesting to see results by member's, however as this has not been the case I think this thread has run it's course.

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