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Where you going to get MB ?????????

I have no idea about that... But I've heard that they will be back out on April... So I'll just probably grab on by then...
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Wait for Ivy...
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post #13 of 19
i would get the 2500k well getting a good chip is all a matter of luck. That goes for the 2600k aswell as the 2500k.
I am running @ 5ghz happily but your chip might not.
    
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Get the i7 2600K if you like to flash your e-peen. Otherwise, get the i5 2500K.
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post #15 of 19
If I was going for a Sandy Bridge build right now, I'd pick up the 2600k for sure.
Why? Because if I purchased a 2500k I'd look at my computer every day and say to myself and others, "Should've gotten the damn 2600k..."
I'd rather avoid the regret.
That's just the way I am though.
post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by VanillaCena View Post
If I was going for a Sandy Bridge build right now, I'd pick up the 2600k for sure.
Why? Because if I purchased a 2500k I'd look at my computer every day and say to myself and others, "Should've gotten the damn 2600k..."
I'd rather avoid the regret.
That's just the way I am though.
Why?

*rant*
So you can stroke your e-peen with synthetic benchmarks? So you can flush that extra $100 down the drain when you might have to disable hyper threading to reach your maximum overclock? So you can spend an extra 43% on 2 more MB of cache that really makes no noteworthy difference at all?
*/rant*

Sorry, not trying to be a dick but I just don't see where that extra money is going.
Edited by compudaze - 3/3/11 at 10:27pm
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post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by KOBALT View Post
Wait for Ivy...
Why not wait for the next one?
Why not wait for the next one after that?
Why not wait for the next tock?
Why not wait for the next tick?

At some point, you're just gonna have to say screw it and just get something.

For me, upgrading every other tock makes sense as I can definitely see the difference. Some people like new stuff all the time, thats cool for them. It all boils down to whatever makes you happy.
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post #18 of 19
Simple answer

Do you fold
YES - 2600k
NO - 2500k
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Simple answer

Do you fold
YES - 2600k
NO - 2500k
How many PPD's on a 4.8GHz (or whatever, as long as there the same for comparison) 2500K vs a 2600K?
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