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post #21 of 27
in the real world computing Intel just loose
ether one or another you just keep loosing as it always was with Intel
i7 950 is so cool and fastest CPU of the week .... no it's SandyBridge 2600k......ohh no no no wait for IvyBridge it's gonna be top of the line... well if your MONEY is not the question then just keep buying newest Intel products and be happy for a few months
................sorry for AMD funboy speech, but that what I feel when I see this Thread
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not worth it , why would it be ? Sb is 1 tiny step ahead of the last gen and the differences you wouldnt even notice i guarentee you =) wait for ivy's extreme cpu's then we can talk difference .... Dont get me wrong though sandy bridge is awsome though its not a decent upgrade from 1155 or 1366 at this point in time they both perform on par in real world applications ... Its not like an upgrade from core 2 duo to i7 cos thats a massive jump .. i7 to i7 ?
    
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in the real world computing Intel just loose
ether one or another you just keep loosing as it always was with Intel
i7 950 is so cool and fastest CPU of the week .... no it's SandyBridge 2600k......ohh no no no wait for IvyBridge it's gonna be top of the line... well if your MONEY is not the question then just keep buying newest Intel products and be happy for a few months
................sorry for AMD funboy speech, but that what I feel when I see this Thread
Come back when amd have something interesting to talk about u.. Cos as far as im concerned amd are the ones losing ... we all know this .. If amd didnt partner with ati to make gpu's then i dont think they will last long at the rate they are going .. We are still waiting for bulldozer ? by the time that happens ivy's extreme cpu's will be out and they will put amd's hard work to shame .. we all know this .. intel vs amd is so 2005 .
    
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You can get much more than 4.4ghz on a 2600k, trust me, I own one.

You can get 4.8ghz easy, with the 2600k.

And that will completely leave the 950 in the dust.

You can get Ivy Bridge chips later, since they will be available on LGA 1155.

And if you sell you current stuff, why not upgrade to a faster CPU for little money?
Anything over 4 is negligible difference. Maybe 5FPS. So left it the dust? Not at all.
post #25 of 27
Depends. For gaming...never evah!

For DC...I would. Keep in mind that you will save a ton of power, and you will pay up the difference soon enough.


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4.8Ghz = 25% > 3.8Ghz

SB = 25% > Nehalem

50% = Dust
lol wut?
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post #26 of 27
No, there is no point. Wait for Ivy Bridge and Bulldozer to be out then make your decisions based on benchmarks.
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Pointless upgrade.
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