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post #11 of 17
Games are just barely starting to use more than 2 cores atm, so it will be years yet til a game needs over 4.
post #12 of 17
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Then get a 2500K with a GTX 580. There's no performance difference in gaming between the 2500K and the 2600K. You'll get much higher performance for gaming that way.
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It's not going to happen. Not for a few years anyway, and by that time there will be better processors out.
post #14 of 17
2500k with a 580.
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Get the 2600k, the difference betwen 570 and 580 is trivial if you look at the cost. And your futureproofing your comp with more threads, dont listen to these guys up there
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post #16 of 17
pretty much what everyone else is saying...

Heck, even if your doing some minor encoding and multi tasking the 2500k will do fine...
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Are there any games, or any report of any games that will be using HT in the future? I see in benchmarks that the difference between the two is only a few frames.
i saw few tests @ computerbase.de (and others) ,
in some games HT lowers gaming performance up to 2-4% ...

2500k is better price/perf

i heard, sb duals are on its way..maybe you will be interested

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question - in datasheets is shown a Tcase value. what does it mean exactly?

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