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What I7 do you recommend? for about 200-300$$?
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What exactly are you doing?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sergio112 View Post
What I7 do you recommend? for about 200-300$$?
Wait a bit and get the 2600K when the mobos are re-released.

Then you'll have an unstoppable system.

Also look into the 2500k, just as good as the 2600k but without Hyper Threading.
    
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If you have a month to wait, 2600K FTW! They are the indisputable champs- although their overclocking features make it almost too easy...


If you don't the i7 950 is a beast, but they're a mixed bag as far as overclocking goes. Mine, for example, is a monster, but a some of them require over 1.3 volts for 4 GHz.
    
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im a graphic desinger so i need some juice. i was thinking of the 950 but idk if there other better. yeah i can wait for a month i might build this in the summer so idk. but thanks!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sergio112 View Post
im a graphic desinger so i need some juice. i was thinking of the 950 but idk if there other better. yeah i can wait for a month i might build this in the summer so idk. but thanks!
If in your work you don't need to use more than 16GB of RAM, go for the 2600K. If you need as much RAM as you can get then consider an LGA1366 system.
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post #8 of 10
A 2500K or 2600K has no probelms getting to 4.5Ghz atleast on AIR! And is clock for clock faster than the 950.

Alot of people are getting 4.8Ghz out of Sandybridge and it comes close to a 980-990x 6 core cpu OC'd !

Just wait patiently for another month and do more research.

Goodluck to your future build
    
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post #9 of 10
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thanks guys. i will wait .


Rep went up for ya"ll!
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post #10 of 10
ya i too agree u should wait for another month or 2 and get the i7 2600k....
the extra threads will help a lot in graphics designing /rendering etc.....
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