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Going from a 2600K to 3770K

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Looking to get a new MB and CPU to get a bit more horsepower out of my system. I have a Z68 MB now and a Intel 2600K CPU. Would going to a Z77 and a 3770K combo see a big benefit or not really worth it?
post #2 of 27
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Originally Posted by falcon26 View Post

Looking to get a new MB and CPU to get a bit more horsepower out of my system. I have a Z68 MB now and a Intel 2600K CPU. Would going to a Z77 and a 3770K combo see a big benefit or not really worth it?

Wait for Haswell imo.
post #3 of 27
not really worth it maybe 5% faster you can not feel the faster tho....
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post #4 of 27
What's the 2600k clocked at?
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Not worth it, that's all I have to say.
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post #6 of 27
I agree, it's not worth it. Wait for next generation

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post #7 of 27
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Alright I'll stick with the 2600K its clocked at 4 ghz...
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Wait for Haswell
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post #9 of 27
Push your current CPU to at least 4.3..........

It'd be such a waste to change CPU now if you haven't even utilized your current one. What do you need an i7 for, anything in particular?
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post #10 of 27
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Originally Posted by falcon26 View Post

Alright I'll stick with the 2600K its clocked at 4 ghz...

just get a decent cooler instead of 3770K and OC that 2600K to 4.5ghz or even more
2600Ks r great OCers
     
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