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Unless, of course, you actually use the CPU for something.

Which GPU a person uses is usually pretty representative of the price range their overall system is going for and what their budget allows. If their CPU is already not bottlenecking their GPU, then it's a pretty good bet that they already have best CPU in the price range of the overall build.

If we're talking about upgrading from a recent generation of Intel CPUs, the difference for money would be negligible, especially if a socket change is necessary.
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I'd say that title is partially thought out completely. thumb.gif

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Xbitlabs compares ib-e at stock to sb-e at stock & says barely any improvement in performance.

Overclockers who have heard no details about overclocking are disappointed in it already... thinking.gif
    
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Well, I guess I should just stop being angry @ Intel cause I have nothing to upgrade to. I will just forget about CPU's for the next 2 years. Wake me up when there is a hexa main-stream CPU tongue.gif
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Intel needs to step up their game if they want to compete with arm devices. At this rate everyone will have an 8 core phone before Intel releases an 8 core consumer processor.
Humor aside, I was really hoping they would release an unlocked 8 core this year. It would have make for a pretty epic upgrade.
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Intel needs to step up their game if they want to compete with arm devices. At this rate everyone will have an 8 core phone before Intel releases an 8 core consumer processor.
Humor aside, I was really hoping they would release an unlocked 8 core this year. It would have make for a pretty epic upgrade.

inb4 "games won't use all 8 cores."
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If you say, "Hey! Crackhead! I gots me some new crack! Dis here crack is bedda den dat ole crack! You wanna buys you's somma dis here new crack?!"

What does the Crackhead say?


"Did you say better crack!?"


"I'LL BUY IT!"
 
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"Did you say better crack!?"


"I'LL BUY IT!"


Edited by aweir - 3/30/13 at 4:49pm
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Hm, looks like I may have my trusty 3960X for a bit longer.
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"Did you say better crack!?"


"I'LL BUY IT!"

Peanut butter and crack sandwich!!!!!!!!!!!
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