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Ok so I'm planning for a new build, but, should I get an i7-950 for $200 off Microcenter or wait however long for SB without having a rig to play on? Will Sandybridge arrive at the beginning of January.
2600K > Core I7 950

Yes i said it.

The 2600K will replace the 950 as the "Enthusiast" chip in Intel's lineup as 1366 is pretty much dead. It should be 5-10% faster Clock for Clock then Bloomfield and the core I7 950 as well as overclock way past the 950 ever could. Look for 4.5Ghz to be the norm in 20 days.

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Where is Jean-luc? He has not posted in the last 2 pages and it is an i7 vs sandy bridge thread lol.
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he is probably asleep
I'm still sick as a dog and have been sleeping for 14 hour clips but i'm here.

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From what Ive seen HT isnt that important when it comes to gaming? Thats all Im concerned about really is gaming performance and cost efficiency.
2500K - Ultimate Gaming processor
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post #52 of 68
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4 stick tri channel is hybrid mode, the last stick is interleaved.
Is this a bad thing? I'm running it like this now.
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post #53 of 68
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Originally Posted by Jean-Luc View Post
2600K > Core I7 950

2500K - Ultimate Gaming processor
2600K - Encoding, Video Editing, Audio Ripping, Folding
Fxed.
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post #54 of 68
so let me ask a question. Are you saying Sb will come and go? or you saying the regular i7-9xx's will become obsolete?
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so let me ask a question. Are you saying Sb will come and go? or you saying the regular i7-9xx's will become obsolete?
The 2600K will make the 920, 930 and 950 Obsolete.

32nm > 45nm
95W TDP > 130W
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The 2600K will make the 920, 930 and 950 Obsolete.

32nm > 45nm
95W TDP > 130W
Unlocked Multi
Higher Overclocking headroom
Lower Power consumption
how does the i5 2500k compare to an i7-950?
post #57 of 68
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how does the i5 2500k compare to an i7-950?
2500K doesn't have Hyperthreading so the 950 will be faster
    
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post #58 of 68
Yes, so if you have the 920, 930 or 950 i7 please throw it away as the 2600K will now make them useless..
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post #59 of 68
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Yes, so if you have the 920, 930 or 950 i7 please throw it away as the 2600K will now make them useless..
Exactly

The 920/930/950 are BADASS processors. They're just giant heat pumps. Intel really screwed up 1366 when they didn't replace the current I7's with Westmere's.
    
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post #60 of 68
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Exactly

The 920/930/950 are BADASS processors. They're just giant heat pumps. Intel really screwed up 1366 when they didn't replace the current I7's with Westmere's.
I'm surprised by what Intel did with the 875K...an 1156 part that can best the 1366 parts...and only looses to the 2600K in a few tests by at most 10%.
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