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i7 930 vs i7 950

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Well im trying to sell my 930 to get a 950 at the local microcenter for $199. Would it be worth selling the 930 for the 950?
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Why won't you just boost ur core clock? Its exactly the same thing.
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Well im trying to sell my 930 to get a 950 at the local microcenter for $199. Would it be worth selling the 930 for the 950?
No, not at all. They will overclock just as high. The 950s have a bit of a weaker IMC so it may be a downgrade if you overclock.
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Well I dont plan to overclock I would probably mess something up. lol, I've look at alot of tutorials and cant seem to grasp it
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If your not going to overclock nor have you , you should not update. U can ez hit 4 ghz on both. You need to try to dig into overclocking the i7. Alltho then i7 are harder to overclock. but well worth it .

just spend a few dollars on a good aftermarket air cooler or h50/h70 for your cpu and u should be fine.
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right now I have the V6 GT cooler
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