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Hey guys,

I'm building a new PC and I've ordered everything except the processor. I can't pick between the i5 2500K and the i7 2600K.

I'm looking for some specific information about these processors and The Foundry's Nuke compositing package.

I do a lot of compositing, and would love to have better render times. My main question is does the latest version of Nuke make use of processors with hyperthreading, and if so how well? Will the increase in performance be worth the $100 for the i7?
post #82 of 83
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Get the 2600k.

I couldn't believe how many views this thread has, its crazy!
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 250GB Samsung 840 250GB Seagate Barracuda 7200 3TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 3TB 
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Hitachi Deskstar 2TB  Antec Kuhler H20 920  Windows 8 Pro x64 X-STAR DP2710LED  
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post #83 of 83
"But what about a bench comparing an i7 2600k at 3.4GHZ w/ HT with an i5 2500k at 4.8GHZn w/o HT?"



Why that and not both at 4.8?

~Altstadt
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