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Originally Posted by Tunapiano View Post
i just cannot see the justification in buying this vs the 2600k, unless you really need the best 6-core CPU for video editing or some other intense app that will use all 6 cores this is just overkill.
It ain't just the CPU. There are those in the world with workstations that need to be able to address more memory than the 16GB that Sandybridge can.
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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
It ain't just the CPU. There are those in the world with workstations that need to be able to address more memory than the 16GB that Sandybridge can.
and for those people by all means this is what you need, but if gaming is as intense as you ever get then this is 800$ more than you need to spend on a cpu.
post #14 of 20
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
There is no such thing as overkill on Overclock.net.
I could definetly use one of these and there is no such thing as overkill.

Unfortunately, I can't afford it :/
post #15 of 20
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Originally Posted by Tunapiano View Post
and for those people by all means this is what you need, but if gaming is as intense as you ever get then this is 800$ more than you need to spend on a cpu.
No argument there. Getting ANY Intel CPU with hyperthreading is just silly economically if you're just gaming.
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
No argument there. Getting ANY Intel CPU with hyperthreading is just silly economically if you're just gaming.
It's still fun to say that we have 8/12 threads.
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post #17 of 20
Intel i7-990X. Wow it's 10 faster than the i7-980X. I'm getting it!
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post #18 of 20
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Originally Posted by JasonCz View Post
I could justify a 980x over a 920 easily, but why would someone pay that much more for a slightly higher clocked 980x. Mine runs at 4.0 with stock voltage anyway, so what really is the point?
hopefully they are a new Stepping. or higher binned than the 980X.

Hopefully they will reach 5.0Ghz

but i doubt it
    
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Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
hopefully they are a new Stepping. or higher binned than the 980X.

Hopefully they will reach 5.0Ghz

but i doubt it
980X were B1 I think...990X still is B1

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Wow, I can't believe the price.
    
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