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2500k 3.3ghz 6mg cache NO HT $189
2600K 3.4ghz 8mg cache HT $279

E8400 3.0ghz 6mg cache $183
E8500 3.16ghz 6mg cache $266

Q9450 2.66ghz 12mg cache $316
q9550 2.83ghz 12mg cache $530

Just to give you an idea that even though is very little perfomance increase between each processor you can see that intel has always play this game with the cpu. Different will only be noticable by small margin in benchmark. When it is time to sell my 2600k, the resale value will be much higher than a 2500k.
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post #33 of 43
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post
2500k 3.3ghz 6mg cache NO HT $189
2600K 3.4ghz 8mg cache HT $279

E8400 3.0ghz 6mg cache $183
E8500 3.16ghz 6mg cache $266

Q9450 2.66ghz 12mg cache $316
q9550 2.83ghz 12mg cache $530

Just to give you an idea that even though is very little perfomance increase between each processor you can see that intel has always play this game with the cpu. Different will only be noticable by small margin in benchmark. When it is time to sell my 2600k, the resale value will be much higher than a 2500k.
omg the q9550 is that costly there....
here in india a new one can be had for 300usd max.........
post #34 of 43
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post
2500k 3.3ghz 6mg cache NO HT $189
2600K 3.4ghz 8mg cache HT $279

E8400 3.0ghz 6mg cache $183
E8500 3.16ghz 6mg cache $266

Q9450 2.66ghz 12mg cache $316
q9550 2.83ghz 12mg cache $530

Just to give you an idea that even though is very little perfomance increase between each processor you can see that intel has always play this game with the cpu. Different will only be noticable by small margin in benchmark. When it is time to sell my 2600k, the resale value will be much higher than a 2500k.
Lol That's expensive

Can get it on Newegg for $279 haha
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115041
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omg the q9550 is that costly there....
here in india a new one can be had for 300usd max.........
This was release day prices, now you can have it much more cheaper. Its only a reason why you can't judge the 2600k price increase over 2500k because intel have always done this. Later a 2700k will be release for around the same price of a 2600k. After this the 2600k and 2500k will be at a much lower price, thats how technology goes.
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yes some of the games if u turn on ht , it cause slighty stuttering , i test crysis warhead with my i7 920 4.2ht on/off , with 4.2 ht off game runs no stuttering at all in final mission , but with ht on , i can feel the slighty stuttering, as i said it depends what game u play, some of games really not much difference
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, but with ht on , i can feel the slighty stuttering, as i said it depends what game u play,
Doesn't happen to me in any of the games you have stated.
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with ht off, I was able to crank my 875k to 4.4ghz (compared to 3.8 ht on) and in return, gave me a noticeable performance increase with games and benches.
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Doesn't happen to me in any of the games you have stated.
but it happens to me
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post #40 of 43
You paid the extra money for your fancy HT, so use it. You could of got a CPU of same speed without HT (Core i5, X4), but you chose to spend the extra for the Core i7 benefits.

Turn it on, to justify you paying so much.
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