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looking for a new PC within the budget...currently using the Q6600....
well iam very impressed with the 2600K raw power BUT again my friends are telling to get the X6 1100T for the 6 cores and other stuffs...they r even saying if u get a good overclock with the X6 1100t then it will be close to or equivalent to 980X....is it true?...um not sure..

again recently 2600K had that chipset problem....so if i get the 2600K with will be the best overclocking mother board for it?

nd if i get the 1100T which will be the best O.Cing motherboard for it...i am new to amd motherboard nd very confused about their namings...

thanx...
Your friends are lying to you , and should check out some benches....that 100T doesnt even come close to a 2600k , 2500k, or 980x.

If you wanna stay AMD wait until bulldozer is released, although it may be a bumpy release, hoping not.

The 2500k and 2600k are great chips very powerful and great at Overclocking, the revised boards will come soon, i advise waiting until then or start doing some research and buying the other things you need like , RAM, PSU, video card, ETC.
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looking for a new PC within the budget...currently using the Q6600....
well iam very impressed with the 2600K raw power BUT again my friends are telling to get the X6 1100T for the 6 cores and other stuffs...they r even saying if u get a good overclock with the X6 1100t then it will be close to or equivalent to 980X....is it true?...um not sure..

again recently 2600K had that chipset problem....so if i get the 2600K with will be the best overclocking mother board for it?

nd if i get the 1100T which will be the best O.Cing motherboard for it...i am new to amd motherboard nd very confused about their namings...

thanx...
Any mid level board from Asus or Gigabyte is doing fine right now, although i have had some problems with my Gigabyte board i have since ironed out the kinks, it was very finicky at first but i got it under control.

If you want something a bit more high end the Asus Maximus IV Extreme is great and so is the gigabyte UD7, the UD7 being my current board. Revised boards are still a little more than a month away at this point.
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ok ok. WAIT til bulldozer drops. by then the new SB chipsets will be out and we can see whats better. most likely you will see price wars. just wait it will be worth it
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ok ok. WAIT til bulldozer drops. by then the new SB chipsets will be out and we can see whats better. most likely you will see price wars. just wait it will be worth it
Yeah , i just hope there is no horrible problems with Bulldozer, hope AMD is learning from Intel right now, although the current problem with the p67 and h67 boards is easily dealt with , people are still freaking out.
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post #25 of 70
Get the 2600k. Sure, it has fewer cores, but they are much faster than the six cores on the 1100T. The 2600k also has more overclocking headroom, so you'll get even more performance after overclocking.

I would suggest waiting for Bulldozer if you can. It may or may not beat the new Sandy Bridge chips, but competition is always good for prices.
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This is like the Piracy argument?
I don't know what you're referring to but AMD is the morally superior company.
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PHENOM II X6 1100T since your asking in INTEL FORUm jesus...

go ask the same question in AMD section

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Yeah , i just hope there is no horrible problems with Bulldozer, hope AMD is learning from Intel right now, although the current problem with the p67 and h67 boards is easily dealt with , people are still freaking out.
no just the idiots are freaking out rest of us are waiting for a brand new mobo for no cost! even if you snap the CPU socket pins!!
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PHENOM II X6 1100T since your asking in INTEL FORUm jesus...

go ask the same question in AMD section



no just the idiots are freaking out rest of us are waiting for a brand new mobo for no cost! even if you snap the CPU socket pins!!
If the op does ask the AMD section and people who are not fanboys will say pretty much the same thing that was said here, its the truth.
     
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post #29 of 70
its not really the amount of cores that you want to be concerned about, its the performance one has over the other in single threaded performance.

What i mean is that 1 core on the 2600k vs 1 core on the 1100t, sandy will win everytime, Again 1 core on the 2600k vs one 1 core on the 980x, sandy will still win. the 980x only just pulls away due to having 6 cores over 4. This is due to a completely new architecture vs the donkys aged K10 that the x6's are using.

If it were me i would tell my friends to screw themselves and go sandybridge or with the current situation i'd wait to see what bulldozer can offer before pullling the trigger.

Good luck deciding!
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Get a 2600k, then challenge your friends to a benching contest. Bet Money. Profit. Use prize money to buy more computer parts. Rinse. Repeat.
    
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