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Poll Results: Worth it going from i7 920 to i7 2600k?

 
  • 14% (8)
    Yes, definitely worth it buy now!
  • 69% (39)
    No, not worth doing it.
  • 16% (9)
    Yes, but wait for prices to come down whenever that may be
56 Total Votes  
post #11 of 15
Not Worth it!

Core i7's have still got plenty of life in them common even my Core i3 has plenty of life in it still
post #12 of 15
If your pocketbook is feeling too heavy lately, yeah do it.

For a performance increase? There's better ways to spend the money...
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post #13 of 15
No, don't do it. LGA 1155 is meant to replace LGA 1156, not 1366. If you really want to upgrade, wait until the summer which is when LGA 2011 comes out which is the real upgrade to LGA 1366. And as a few others stated, the i7 9xx series still has a lot of life in it. I would wait until Ivy Bridge in Q4 2011/ Q1 2012 which is the die shrink of sandy bridge. Supposed to go down to 22nm I believe.

At best, i7 920 to i7 2600k is a sidegrade.
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Not worth doing it
    
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post #15 of 15
If u geek then spend your money...
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