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post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by DoctorWorm View Post

Yeah, without delidding, they get about identical performance, so the 3570k has little advantages over the 2500k.

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Originally Posted by GridIroN View Post

The power of a CPU is no longer relevant on the mainstream market. All Intel's non 2011+ parts use next to nothing in terms of power. 90w is barely more than a standard light bulb. 

The 3570K runs much hotter. 

The 3570K overclocks poorly

The clock for clock advantage can be easily mitigated with weak overclocks on the 2500K. 

Usually you are right about the last point, but considering these two units specifically, the 3570K brings almost nothing to the table...and takes things away at the same time, 


^THIS


plus :
-->> http://www.overclock.net/t/1400594/2500k-vs-4670k/10#post_20187942
post #12 of 15
both are good but i lean toward the i5 2500k because of the low temps and better overclock plus the performance is nearly identical in gaming save ur self 30 dollars and spend it on a gpu or a better cooling solution
post #13 of 15
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He games... no difference for his uses.

I recommended an i5 2500k for the OC headroom and temps.
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post #14 of 15
Yep.. 2500K all the way..
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3570k is horribly over-rated and not really faster than a 2500k.

Get the 2500k.
 
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