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post #21 of 25
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Unless you're folding or rendering, I doubt you'd notice much of a real world difference outside of EFI vs BIOS.
I like it's power efficiency and how it also overclocks higher, that is worth $100 more IMO than 950.
    
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post #22 of 25
Your e-peen is gonna be shorter and you'll get bashed on forums for taking i7 950 these days.
On the other note, you would've been fine even with lower CPU if you want use your pc for gaming and not benching 24/7.
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post #23 of 25
Kepp it. Its faster. Oh wait...
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post #24 of 25
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Originally Posted by BigCactus View Post
I like it's power efficiency and how it also overclocks higher, that is worth $100 more IMO than 950.
So it'll save you $5/month on your electric bill? You still have yet to answer what you need the higher OC'ing for apart from more e-peen.

There's ALWAYS something new and fantastic coming out. And unless you're renderering, folding, or spend every hour running Cinebench you really won't notice a real world difference that large at this point.
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post #25 of 25
You already got the motherboard and ram for that 950 but for the 2600k your going to need the CPU, motherboard and ram. No point wasting money. I would keep it abd start saving for ivy bridge.
    
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