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Poll Results: i7 970 or 2600k ?

 
  • 37% (23)
    i7 970
  • 62% (38)
    i7 2600k
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post #21 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom Thumb View Post
Where are you getting a 970 cheaper than a 2600k? Do you mean it's cheaper than buying a 2600k and a board? Yes, it very well may be!
Yes I mean its cheaper than buying a 2600k and board but I can always get the 970 and extra RAM .
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post #22 of 24
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Originally Posted by Nyt Ryda View Post
Well it need to be more power efficient than my oc'ed i7 hence the 32nm design
Im using it mainly for gaming and benching . Nothing much else.
I also have a buyer for my i7 and the 970 in on special by me so I can get it for the cost of a GTX560 which is less than Sandy
May I know where you're getting this "Special"? * Drools *.
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post #23 of 24
If you're just gaming upgrading is near pointless either way.

i5-2500k for actual gaming

970 for benching

I wouldn't upgrade to an x6 as a gamer, simply because the amount of titles that would care is next to 0.
    
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post #24 of 24
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Originally Posted by imglidinhere View Post
the sandy bridge i7 is vastly faster and is unlocked. Since you will be overclocking, it'll be easier, faster when overclocked, and have a lower power draw at idle. :d
vastly?

I7 970 3.2ghz stock -6 cores
2600k 3.4ghz stock -4 cores

WHATS WRONG WITH YOUR CURENT CPU! looks pretty damn good to me?
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