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post #61 of 95
I didn't know 1366 was so worthless.

$235 for the chip.

$160-$180 for the board.


He can't sell a $300 retail chip and $185 board for enough to make it cost less than $100?

Man, 1366 really feel off
    
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/288?vs=47

There is a fair bit of diffrence, but is it really worth the price?
Probally not.
    
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The point is you have to spend several hundred dollars to gain very little. It's that simple.
I'm not so sure "several hundred dollars" is an accurate amount. A very capable i5-2500K setup would run me $400 and I assume I could get about $350 for my CPU and board. I could even break even if I settled for a lower-end P67 board...
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Isn't that several? I don't get it.
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Isn't that several? I don't get it.
No, $400-$350 is not several hundred dollars...
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I would like to personally thank everyone who has contributed to this thread, because I saved $7.50 on a movie ticket and $20 for soda & popcorn by being thoroughly entertained here.

I am going home now to play with my recently made Jurassic i7 920 based computer.
    
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Isn't that several? I don't get it.
no its not - if he'd sell his mobo+cpu for $350 and bought 2500K+mobo for $400 it would cost him $50. if you get lucky u can sell x58 setup even for more so u dont lose any money.
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Did you see the single threaded performance? Jezz I dunno how you can even game on a i7-9xx anymore, they're just so slow.


Do you guys get 99% usage on low end cards even?
Troll.
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Troll.
When X68 comes out I wonder if he will say the same thing? Oh man, i5 2500k is so "mainstream."
 
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post #70 of 95
Possible.

Or just tired of the i7 ego trip.


Word to the wise (ie the person above me) x6 x8 brings nothing to gamers. It's been years since quads came out and most games are STILL dual threaded.

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