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post #11 of 27
Alot of review's for the sandy bridge have been released in the past few hours, not sure exactly why but it seems like the NDA agreements got moved foward to today with short notice or something.

But defo 2500K now, considering it can do 4.4ghz on STOCK air cooling.
    
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post #12 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Iching;11870439 
Sure it is... How many percent?

Why don't you look at all of the reviews that have been released and stop being such a fanboy?
    
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post #13 of 27
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Originally Posted by NguyenAdam;11875256 
Why don't you look at all of the reviews that have been released and stop being such a fanboy?

This,


why would you even consider an i5 760 over a sb i5, i7 apart from price.??

Get 2600k end of smile.gif
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post #14 of 27
For gaming, get a 2500k, especially on that budget. Gaming doesn't benefit from HT, thus the 2600k isn't worth it in this case.
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Originally Posted by Iching;11869464 
2500k was running at 3.30GHz - no wonder the score is better.doh.gif



??? thats its base clock, stock speed doh.gif

Imagine the score when its ramped upto 5ghz on air
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Originally Posted by 2010rig;11875464 
For gaming, get a 2500k, especially on that budget. Gaming doesn't benefit from HT, thus the 2600k isn't worth it in this case.

This...

Plus the 2500K should OC a little better/cooler too. 4.8 GHz on air with a 2500K is very easy according to the reviews so far.
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post #17 of 27
I registered just to warn you that if you get a mobo with the H67 chipset you WILL NOT be able to OC the CPU with the unlocked multiplier.

The H67 chipset allows you to use the integrated graphics, and the P67 chipset allows you to change the multiplier.

Here is a good article explaining it (I linked to the pertinent page):

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sandy-bridge-core-i7-2600k-core-i5-2500k,2833-7.html
post #18 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chewy;11875482 
??? thats its base clock, stock speed doh.gif

Imagine the score when its ramped upto 5ghz on air

what are you talking about?

higher clock speed= higher scores. that is what he was pointing out.

if you match the i5 760 with the clock speed of the 2500k, you'd find the difference between the two cpu's clock for clock performance.
    
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post #19 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by LoneWolf;11863341 

2nd POST

Thanks guys... Confirms for Sandy Bay already. i5 2400/2500 depending on his budget

Another thing is concerning the VGA. I've always been a fan of Nvidia.
If my housemate prefers ATi then what to get that's almost the same price range, comparing the performance as well surely.
GTX460 = 58xx??? Both uses around 550w 80+ PSU right?

I'd say 6850 or 6870 if you're talking about gtx460
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post #20 of 27
People don't seem to remember than when the i7 920 came out, people said it could to 4GHz on stock cooling. Yeah, good luck with that (especially with a c0 chip). But still, it looks like SB overclocks and is better clock for clock then the older chips, I would get SB for sure.
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