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I will upgrade my 2600K when I can get a graphene based 1nm process chip at 100Ghz with 50 billion transistors (or more).
post #12 of 20
Maybe i upgrade to a x5650 with a x58 board haha, skylake is too expensive and the difference in performance is not worth it
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Originally Posted by santi2104 View Post

Maybe i upgrade to a x5650 with a x58 board haha, skylake is too expensive and the difference in performance is not worth it

An old Sandy Bridge 2600K is faster then a x5650 in most things.
 
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An old Sandy Bridge 2600K is faster then a x5650 in most things.
i know, i have both of them, i tested them both on a daily basis, and they perform pretty much the same
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Went on Ebay got a 3970X (ES) for $300.00
Just look for deals on people upgrading selling off their old stuff
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I just attempted to play Star Citizen last night for the fist time with a 2500K @ 4.2GHz. The CPU was crazy bottlenecked and unplayable. GPU utilization was around 70% and CPU was maxed. Game just shuddered and locked up. I know that game isn't optimized yet, but the first game I have come across that it hasn't been able to play. I feel an upgrade in the very near future.
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I just attempted to play Star Citizen last night for the fist time with a 2500K @ 4.2GHz. The CPU was crazy bottlenecked and unplayable. GPU utilization was around 70% and CPU was maxed. Game just shuddered and locked up. I know that game isn't optimized yet, but the first game I have come across that it hasn't been able to play. I feel an upgrade in the very near future.

Welcome to Star Citizen. lol
 
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post #18 of 20
When will I upgrade from my 2700k? When I can afford to.
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post #19 of 20
My 2600K is working just fine but it is time to upgrade. Seeing as I keep builds for 4-5 years I think it makes since to go for a hyper-threaded i7 over an i5, possibly even X99. It seems like there are quite a few Sandy Bridge owners out there without a clear upgrade path. The one I see mentioned often is Skylake-E but it seems like most forget that the Skylake architecture is around 5% faster than Haswell.



I also keep thinking about the Windows 10 upgrade offer and how I would rather get something built before July 29th so as to not give Microsoft another $200 for Pro thumb.gif
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skylake e gets mentioned so much because it should be part of purley platform and that is a pretty good step up
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