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Hi there. Was thinking about downgrading my sig rig because honestly I doubt I've ever really used the CPU for any of its intended use. I know I'm not going to see any detriment to my gaming and normal work, so what do you guys think? Think it would be worth it to trade for say an i5 750 setup and a little cash?
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Keep it. You can save money later by not upgrading.
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Electronic equipment depreciates a lot the moment it leaves the store, so I suggest you just keep it and enjoy it. Next time, you know to buy used gear. You save so much money in the long run.
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Keep it. You can save money later by not upgrading.
Sound advice.
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Keep it. You can save money later by not upgrading.
Yep. Your stuff isn't worth enough to do what you're thinking.
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You'll be lucky to make a couple bucks, if not break even, when selling used gear in order to buy a new i5 760.

Even selling used gear to buy more used gear isn't all that great... :-/
    
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