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DRM = digital rights management
= controlling the use of product you purchased.

i buy mp3's for easy txfer/backup/compatibility.
never used itunes because of drm.

just another case of a co. telling you what you can and cannot do;
of course, feel free to surrender that freedom.

just dont surrender mine with yours.
I know what DRM is

I just don't see how this implementation is any different than we have seen on intel's other processors
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I know what DRM is

I just don't see how this implementation is any different than we have seen on intel's other processors
your i5 has hardware-DRM?
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maybe not on hardware, but in chipset.

Like on the other page, a few years back, people were all concerned with Viiv, but that never panned out.
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Do you guys think it would be worth it for me to upgrade to x58 and DDR3 for a 2600k?

I know some people think a 920 is a worthy upgrade for me. But I need at least a 25% performance increase.
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Do you guys think it would be worth it for me to upgrade to x58 and DDR3 for a 2600k?

I know some people think a 920 is a worthy upgrade for me. But I need at least a 25% performance increase.
why not jsut get the 2600K?

It is faster than the 920, and brand new.

Unless you already have the 920, no point in going from X58 to P67.
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maybe not on hardware, but in chipset.

Like on the other page, a few years back, people were all concerned with Viiv, but that never panned out.
i dunno, this sounds a bit more socialist.
remote kill switch + hardware DRM.....


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Why would intel kill switch your proc without reason?

People would sue so hard if they did without permission

Edit about HWDRM:

http://www.overclock.net/11879086-post2395.html
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It's funny when you see 980x owners throw a fit. Sorry that you dumped 1K on a CPU and you start to see 300$ CPU's start beating it...
I only paid $699 for mine and very happy about it. The 980X beats it in most everything multithreaded! Single threaded and programs that can not use its power- 2600k. Another excellent point for me is I will have a 2600k system running right beside it! Let them do battle!
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why not jsut get the 2600K?

It is faster than the 920, and brand new.

Unless you already have the 920, no point in going from X58 to P67.
No I have the 9650, didn't think i7 was worth upgrading to. Now I'm questioning whether a 2600k will be. I'd have to get a new mobo and RAM as well. If it will make my games perform much better I might consider it.
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The whole DRM has to do with Intel Insider, Intel's very own streaming service. Nothing else at all is affected.
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