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i7 875k vs i5 2500k worth the upgrade?

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hi all i currently have a i5 760 but i was going to upgrade to the i7 875k will it be any faster than the i5 2500k for gaming and the occasional video editing
i know it's a whole new mobo + chip were as the i7 875k would only be the chip
what should i do?
post #2 of 9
875k: Money to be saved and HT support for video editing.
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2500k and new mobo for a few bucks more.

The 875k is atleast $300 by itself.
    
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thank's mate!!!
post #6 of 9
Upgrade your mobo before considering the 875k.

H55-S2V is a value board, not intended for overclocking.
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post #7 of 9
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Upgrade your mobo before considering the 875k.

H55-S2V is a value board, not intended for overclocking.
i have a p55-ud5 coming that will do well!!!plus im picking up a second one
(p55-ud5)just because i can get it cheap so i may aswell!!!
post #8 of 9
Hmm wrong section. anyways welcome to OCN!

A little suggestion before you start throwing money around... Why not try putting you i5 at 4Ghz? At 2.66 you're not doing it any justice.
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post #9 of 9
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Hmm wrong section. anyways welcome to OCN!

A little suggestion before you start throwing money around... Why not try putting you i5 at 4Ghz? At 2.66 you're not doing it any justice.
it's the 760 not the 750 but yeah a decent oc would be good but not prepared to do it on stock colling thnx anyway's!!!
Edited by megahurtz - 3/15/11 at 8:38am
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