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Hello guys. Well I'm planning to change from AMD to Intel. It seems like 2600k is a very good option. And the price.. well Its quite more then the price I paid for 1055t. This is where my question comes. Is it worth it? Is it much better then 1055t? I would pay like $150 more plus a new MoBo to use the 2600k. But I could sell the 1055t and my current mobo to "regain" some of the money I will spend.

Would this be a good move? Thanks!
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post #2 of 236
Worth depends on exactly what it is that you're doing.
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if you must upgrade....sandy bridge...if you can wait for the bulldozer...do so.
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Just go with the 2500k if the i7 is too pricey smile.gif
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It's faster, yes. I'm not sure it's worth switching just yet though. Might get better deals, and more options when Bulldozer releases even if you still want to make the switch.

Obviously if you don't mind spending some money, then go for it. Something new to play around with at the very least. Your system is extremely capable, so I'm guessing you are just wanting to try something new?
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I have the 1090 and I was thinking the same thing. But the 2006k is really good for gaming. I am going to wait till June to get the bulldozer. Unless u are just gaming and u can't wait I would do the 2006k.
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Yea, I was thinking about the BD, Upgrade the mobo and the CPU, But I would like to see some benchmarks and comparations between those too tongue.gif

Any Info on that?
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I just switched from a 1055t to a 2500k and the diff for me is night and day. Way worth it.
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Originally Posted by Horsemama1956;13011158 
It's faster, yes. I'm not sure it's worth switching just yet though. Might get better deals, and more options when Bulldozer releases even if you still want to make the switch.

Obviously if you don't mind spending some money, then go for it. Something new to play around with at the very least. Your system is extremely capable, so I'm guessing you are just wanting to try something new?

Yea, Pretty much. New and shiny stuff is always exciting. Besides I do a lot of encoring, rendering and stuff like that. Besides gameing. biggrin.gif
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I have the 1090 and I was thinking the same thing. But the 2006k is really good for gaming. I am going to wait till June to get the bulldozer. Unless u are just gaming and u can't wait I would do the 2006k.

U mean the 2600k right?

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