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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

Not much difference really between IVY and SB. SB usually runs cooler and IVY runs a little more efficiently. An SB cpu clocked @4.9GHz for example will match an IVY @4.7GHz. Memory controller is better on the IVY cpu compared to SB, meaning you can get better memory overclocks with IVY. Won't mean much for what you have planned.

For a back up rig, get what ever is the best deal between the two architectures. I mean if you can get a 2500K new or used for $150, then that would be a solid choice.

^This

Also, to answer your second question, i5-3570k would be 4 cores with no HT, and the i7-3770k would be 4 cores with HT. The i7-2600k that you have is 4 cores with HT, so it's logical "upgrade" (more of a "sidegrade" than an upgrade compared to improvements in the past) would be the i7-3770k; the i5-2500k's "upgrade" would be the i5-3570k.

Personally, I would just sit on the i7-2600k until something FAR better comes out (i.e. core 2 q9550 > i7-920) and also find a cheap i5-2500k (perhaps even used from a trusted place like OCN) for your old p67 board.
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