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I bought an i5 2500k on black friday for ~163$ and saw that the i7 2600k was on sale for 200. I was in need of more multithreaded performance so I went out today and bought it for 217$ total. My 2500k is in the process of being sold and is fetching for 150 to 180 on ebay.

Anyways my 2500k was doing 4.8ghz at around 1.35v and now my 2600k is doing 4.5ghz at 1.256v with HT on. Will push it more when my ambient temps allow.
Two great chips from microcenter! cheers.gif
Edited by d4n0wnz - 4/15/12 at 4:40pm
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now you could update your rig info! nice thumb.gif
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Yep, sure is nice to live near one. When I bought my 2600k it had that big $50 off? deal with a P67 board, or was it Z68. Regardless, They didn't have the board I wanted there, but I had no problems spending $280 instead of $320 for a 2600k.

They could have a better selection though, OCZ pushes them hard to push their stuff. Was an interesting talk with the Rockville MD MC manager.
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10 minute drive ftw biggrin.gif
took the bait on the additional threads at a cheap price over waiting for ivy-bridge.. After reading all the negative reviews I think I will be set for a loooong time.
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I live right near one in Long Island, New York. I was actually thinking about getting a job there. But decided against it.
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