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post #11 of 43
In that case, don't waste your money on the computer. It would be more cost effective for you to wait for a new socket.
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Originally Posted by KSIMP88 View Post

In that case, don't waste your money on the computer. It would be more cost effective for you to wait for a new socket.

Would you recommend investing in the next intel or amd? Either way I need a new mobo for either choice.
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massive upgrade.I went from a 1090T to an i7 950 and it blew me away



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I had a gtx 480 SLI at that time though so I really felt the performance increase. with two gtx 670's it would be MUCH better. go for it. my 1090T was 4.1ghz and 3GHZ NB and I can still feel the bottleneck. must be horrible on your current setup
 
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post #14 of 43
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Would you recommend investing in the next intel or amd? Either way I need a new mobo for either choice.

I would say intel later. but who knows what AMD will offer in the future.
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post #15 of 43
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massive upgrade.I went from a 1090T to an i7 950 and it blew me away



edit:

I had a gtx 480 SLI at that time though so I really felt the performance increase. with two gtx 670's it would be MUCH better. go for it. my 1090T was 4.1ghz and 3GHZ NB and I can still feel the bottleneck. must be horrible on your current setup

DAMN YOU! you make a very convincing argument. Think I'll mull things over for the night, I been drinking, so I don't think I should make a purchase atm, even though I really really want to. I too had SLI 480s not that long ago, I felt the perf was fine, but now with my 670s I feel as if I should be getting a bit more
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post #16 of 43
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massive upgrade.I went from a 1090T to an i7 950 and it blew me away



edit:

I had a gtx 480 SLI at that time though so I really felt the performance increase. with two gtx 670's it would be MUCH better. go for it. my 1090T was 4.1ghz and 3GHZ NB and I can still feel the bottleneck. must be horrible on your current setup

DAMN YOU! you make a very convincing argument. Think I'll mull things over for the night, I been drinking, so I don't think I should make a purchase atm, even though I really really want to. I too had SLI 480s not that long ago, I felt the perf was fine, but now with my 670s I feel as if I should be getting a bit more


While not a thurban I went from a deneb quad @3.7 24/7 but gamed at 3.9 at the end (before sale and switch) to a 2500k a couple years back and even I saw really great gains with sli 460@900 (faster than a stock 470). My min jumped in a few of games (played quite a bit of mmos) and games felt way better while giving me a good 10-15% boost in fps across the board.

That being said at this point with haswell looming why bother with a 2600k? 3770k are going on sales for cheap and I've seen a few hit 220ish on various fs forums. I've even seen 8320s go under 125 too so even the amd route is viewable now and will be in a few months.

I would ride it out till haswell and upgrade then, that way it gives you time to save and you can get what you want with no cash restrictions, be it AMD or Intel.

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post #17 of 43
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Responses have been good, 7/8 people say I should hit the upgrade itch. I understand the whole waiting scene but my issue is that I can get a 2600k now for a great price. If I wait til the next gen that price may not be around and I may not have the money. If the perf upgrade is worth it at the moment and will keep me strong for awhile (1-2 years) I have no problems with going for a 2600k. Heck even the 2500ks have shown to be strong performers.
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post #18 of 43
Yeah, a 2600K should still be a valid performer for a couple more years.
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post #19 of 43
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/146?vs=287

Just so you have some idea how the 2600k matches up against the 1090T . Not including the fact the 1090t hit's a brick wall around 4.0-4.2 unless your using extreme cooling. The 2600k overclocks around 4.6-5.0 depending on chip batch and cooling.

I made the switch from the 1090t to the 2600k a year ago and have not regretted it one bit. Very worth the upgrade thumb.gif
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post #20 of 43
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DAMN YOU! you make a very convincing argument. Think I'll mull things over for the night, I been drinking, so I don't think I should make a purchase atm, even though I really really want to. I too had SLI 480s not that long ago, I felt the perf was fine, but now with my 670s I feel as if I should be getting a bit more

it's not even close. two 480's was bottlenecked with my overclocked 1090T @4.1ghz 3GHZ NB afaik I got 2k increase in 3dmark11 (from 9k+ to 11k+) and the game I was playing at that time had like a 20-30fps increase esp in extensive battles (shogun 2 total war). those two 670's must be begging for a new cpu smile.gif
 
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