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post #11 of 14
i would say pick up a 2500k to be honest the hex cores for x58 will hold you over but there not cheap by any means
post #12 of 14
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Im just looking to build a good computer that will last 3-4 yrs with just upgarding the gpu

Go 2500k then.

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Only thing X58 has for itself is Hyperthreading which is pointless for games, tri-channel memory and dual PCIe x16.
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I just bought X58 simply because with a good Xeon it will do anything I need for nearly half the price of sandybridge. And I love Bloodrage by Foxconn biggrin.gif
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post #14 of 14
Yeah, if I was getting something NEW, I probably wouldn't do x58 right now. But I already have x58 and it's definitely more than enough to keep up with todays games, especially at 4ghz.

I don't anticipate needing to upgrade my CPU until at least another 2 GPU revisions.
    
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