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should i upgrade my 2400 to ivy

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My 2400 runs games perfectly. Other then not being able to oc should i upgrade or wait till haswell.

I got my 2400 dirt cheap. So what do u think
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If you're satisfied with the 2400, I see no reason to. I usually skip a generation before upgrading.
post #3 of 9
I would not. I'd wait a generation before my next CPU upgrade if I were you.
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post #4 of 9

OP i think you'll be fine.

but if upgrade urges do kick in,

 

sell 2400 for a ivy cpu, upgrade for cheap too? why not

post #5 of 9
If it meets your needs, then no. You have a solid rig there for years to come.
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post

My 2400 runs games perfectly. Other then not being able to oc should i upgrade or wait till haswell.
I got my 2400 dirt cheap. So what do u think

The i5 2400 is just as fast as a i5 2500K clock for clock I believe. And I know that the 2500K is so fast, even at stock, that it is no bottleneck and very little difference when overclocked.

I've even seen people underclocking it to 1600MHz for load. And even then it was no real bottleneck in games!

So you can just aswell save your money and stick to that i5 2400 thumb.gif
    
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The i5 2400 is just as fast as a i5 2500K clock for clock I believe. And I know that the 2500K is so fast, even at stock, that it is no bottleneck and very little difference when overclocked.
I've even seen people underclocking it to 1600MHz for load. And even then it was no real bottleneck in games!
So you can just aswell save your money and stick to that i5 2400 thumb.gif

^ I beg to differ with this..Get something you can overclock..be it a 3570K or 960T or 3770K
2500K @ stock is not as nice as 960T @ 4+ ghz
 
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post #8 of 9
Really depends on whether you have an itch to overclock or not. Since you already stated it runs everything fine, I'd say wait for Haswell.
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post #9 of 9
yeah if your happy then stick with the 2400 and wait for haswell.. like most people have said.. so wait for the next Tock I.E New microarchitecture in Intels model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Tick-Tock

haswell will also bring a new socket, the lga1150 thumb.gif
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