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Poll Results: What Should i do?

 
  • 46% (33)
    970
  • 35% (25)
    2600k
  • 18% (13)
    Leave well enough alone
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post #11 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rakhasa View Post
Depends on how much your gona OC. Stock 970 would lose to 5.0 2600k But at the same clock, the 970 would win...6 core.
Was thinking about picking up an H70 for fun. Never done water, is that an ok way to start or is it just a bad crutch.
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post #12 of 19
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Its funny the voting flipped totally around after i listed what i was using it for.
People do more then game remember!


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My bad just realized my sig rig is labeled Game rig LOL
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post #13 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by JustusIV View Post
Its funny the voting flipped totally around after i listed what i was using it for.
People do more then game remember!
So this was a test? I picked c
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post #14 of 19
For things You are doing with PC You should go with 970. It will be just faster than 2600. I'm not only gaming
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post #15 of 19
The X58 is still leagues better than the P67 and then you'd have to change the platform. As for performance, the 2600k is only slightly better clock for clock than the older i7's and you'd have to change your entire platform -- which is exactly what Intel wants you to do (more money for them!) -- as you've pointed out, so it really doesn't make sense. For Folding and Virtualization you'd definitely see more of an advantage with the six core than the 2600k. For gaming we're just talking a couple of frames per second between the two and as I've tried to point out in the past, if you are using an LCD monitor, you don't need more than 60fps anyway! That is, unless you bought into that 120hz 3D gimmick.
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by dodger.blue View Post
That is, unless you bought into that 120hz 3D gimmick.
Nope!


Looks like this is all the convincing i need. Just need to sell my 920 and i will be off and running with my 970.
Wish the rep requirements where lower to sell here. Gonna have to go to eBay or craigslist LOL
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post #17 of 19
For folding 970 all the way. You'll also be able to hit 24gb if you need it for your vm's
     
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post #18 of 19
The 970 will be better in your applications.
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post #19 of 19
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Interesting trend, the votes are pretty close with the 970 in the lead, Everyone that comments is for a 970.
Who are these guys that are drive by'ing the 2600k
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