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How did you have triple chanel with 6pcs of 2GB RAM?
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Its worth the money saved, by far.

Get the i5-2500k, it will perform just as well as the i7-2600k in gaming too.

Just return them if its that new, take the restocking fee.

The i5-2500k will out perform the 980x in probably every game, or will be so close that you'll be asking yourself why you spent $800 more on the chip alone.
    
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post #23 of 116
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Originally Posted by rocstar96 View Post
How did you have triple chanel with 6pcs of 2GB RAM?
Triple Channel means 3 or 6 memory sticks mate.
Dual Channel means 2 or 4 memory sticks.

Doesn't matter how many gigs you have.

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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
Its worth the money saved, by far.

Get the i5-2500k, it will perform just as well as the i7-2600k in gaming too.

Just return them if its that new, take the restocking fee.

The i5-2500k will out perform the 980x in probably every game, or will be so close that you'll be asking yourself why you spent $800 more on the chip alone.
So..on the other hand you still agree with me selling my 980X? that's all what i wanted to hear
Thanks man, but i don't think i will go for i5-2500K, im high end pc gamer & overclocker.
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post #24 of 116
No game is using more than 4 threads, so the i7-2600k won't really get you anything extra there.

Though they do seem better binned, and have 2MB more L3. You clearly are a "money is no object" type guy, so the i7 is probably something you'll want.


The thread vs thread performance is in SB's favor, and when you cut off the 980x from 2 cores and 8 threads its true performance starts to show in gaming. That sad, its not slow by anyones standards, just not worth the money for a gamer.
    
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post #25 of 116
Do it. You're only gaming thus not even using the 980X's potential.
     
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post #26 of 116
Why don't you just return the stuff if it's only been 8 days?
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post #27 of 116
Sell it if you can,save some money
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post #28 of 116
Quote:
Originally Posted by rocstar96 View Post
How did you have triple chanel with 6pcs of 2GB RAM?


There are 6 dimm slots.
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Right now it is THE MOST POWERFUL processor you can buy.
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post #30 of 116
i dont see what the big deal is about mainstream 2600k sandy bridge.
REMEMBER that performance ivy bridge is coming later this year.
please keep your 980x rig
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