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Some people have more important things to buy and PC components. Really depending on the OP's usage it may not be worth upgrading from Socket 775. I'm still on socket 775 on my main rig and I only recently started acquiring parts to upgrade and only because the price was right. My 775 rig will still be used on a regular basis as it can handle 100% of what I do without a hitch. The only reason I'm upgrading is because I plan to start some rendering and ill be running a lot of VM's.
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the e6300 and the e7400 are pretty much the same chip, there is a small difrence in cache, but nowhere near enough to warrant the extra price. The e8 series is better, but again, i think its overpriced in comparison.

To be honest, it doesnt matter too much anymore, modern quads are so much quicker that the difrence between an slightly oc'd e6300 and any other dual is completly trivial.

Get a quad if you can, but if not, get a pentium e6xxx and oc the hell out of it.
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post #53 of 54
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Originally Posted by Zonet View Post
Or, perhaps, people have house bills and other life insurances to put money aside too besides computer components? Like me for example, I got happy when I upgraded to a OCd E7400 just a couple of months back from a Pentium 4 and in the mean time, paid for another years car insurance + maintenance. (pfft, council tax is due soon.)

Most people have moved away from their parents homes, or simply weren't born stupid rich.
Why didn't they become rich, then?

I always thought people who didn't have money were not smart enough to care.

I mean, if you can make a chart detailing your expenses, you should be qualified for a job that would make it meaningless.

That's my thinking.
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Exactly i have other things to spend on..

And any computer aficionado can learn how to use a Sandy Bridge Board..
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