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post #11 of 30
yes do it, it'll be a noticeable upgrade from your current system, I noticed higher frame rates/faster encoding times and overall speed when I upgraded from my pentium to my quad.

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post #12 of 30
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Originally Posted by DeckerDontPlay View Post
Absolutely not, wait for IB
Really Ivy bridge is due Q4 2011 or Q1 2012 even.
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yes it is !!! DO it!!!

I had a huge huge improvement going from e7500 to sig rig!
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post #14 of 30
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Originally Posted by Sushimaster View Post
Why do you peoples recommend him the 920 when the i 7 2600k is the same price with better performance and newer tech is beyond me .
2600k is $320
i7 920 on the ocn market place $185 - $200
post #15 of 30
I'd say do it..
Or...
Go Sandy Bridge...
They are both uber platforms.
It's a matter of...
1st Gen. vs. 2nd Gen....

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Originally Posted by Sushimaster View Post
get an i 7 2600k for just a bit more and way better than the 920
"Way better"? Where did you read that? In my opinion is better, but not "way better". Way better can be comparison between for example "Athlon X2 6000+ to Core i7 920". For clock to clock SB isn't that much better than Bloomfield.

OP you should get it if You have cash, but can't You just wait for Ivy Bridge? In my opinion it will blast all the current CPUs.
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post #17 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by freakb18c1 View Post
2600k is $320
i7 920 on the ocn market place $185 - $200
If he want to buy used stuff then go that route, but by the way he talk , its look like hes buying new un opened stuff, wtv
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post #18 of 30
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Originally Posted by Kasp1js View Post
Really Ivy bridge is due Q4 2011 or Q1 2012 even.
His current rig is more then capable of getting him to the release date of IB. I think it would be a waste of money is all. It would be a fairly significant upgrade but not terribly noticable in games if at all. I wouldnt do it.
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"Way better"? Where did you read that? In my opinion is better, but not "way better". Way better can be comparison between for example "Athlon X2 6000+ to Core i7 920". For clock to clock SB isn't that much better than Bloomfield.

OP you should get it if You have cash, but can't You just wait for Ivy Bridge? In my opinion it will blast all the current CPUs.
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html
Do your research, almost double in Cpu mark.
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Was it clock to clock? No? Thank you. Oh and You can put syntethic marks right in... you know what I mean.
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