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200 dollar 970 or i7 2600k?

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i've seen benchmark for the 2600k against the quad i7, but rarely any of them against the 980x. How will the 2 fare?
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post #2 of 22
The 970 and the 980 will still win.
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post #3 of 22
Put both at the same clockspeed, and the 970 would probably be a bit faster in most things I'd guess on what I've seen at this point. Besides the 2600K is going to cost $300USD+ in the US.

2600K will use less power though...could save a few bucks on your electric bill.
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post #4 of 22
970 and 980 will be the fastest intel cpu's until Ivy Bridge January 2012.
    
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post #5 of 22
I say get the cheap 970 now and wait until Q3 2011 when LGA2011 Sandybridge is released which will bring along with it hexacore processors and motherboards supporting quad channel ram.
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post #6 of 22
I'd say 970 all day. Especially for 200 bucks!!
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i7 970 for $200?
Where do I sign?
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intel retailer thingie, need to work for a crappy pay job
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intel retailer thingie, need to work for a crappy pay job
In deed.. Or work there long enough to get 1 pay check lol.

Im all singed up on the intel edge site but have no paycheck to show lmao.
    
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intel retailer thingie, need to work for a crappy pay job

Or have a buddy who does
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