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i5 2500K or X6 1090T for 3D Rendering?

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Hello guys, I'm building me a computer essentially for rendering and modeling, I was pretty much convinced on getting me a 1090T but now the Sandy Bridges mobos are back from the recall.

So, pretty much: which one is the best way to go? (PS: I'll be overclocking SAFELY with an aftermarket cooler)

thanks
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well usually 3D rendering use all cores, but depends on you would you like 4.0GHz @ 6 cores vs 5.0GHz @ 4 cores
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2500k
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ohgodnotthisthreadagain.
Might turn into a flame thread.
I'd say 2500k or wait for Bulldozer if you don't need it that fast.
    
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2500K, although only 4 cores, will out perform a 6 core 1090T in rendering.

You'll get a 4.5Ghz easily on a 2500K while most likely easily get 4Ghz on the 1090T.
    
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Oh god not another "wait for bulldozer" thread.

OP 2500k
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Ah, you're building yourself a computer for now and not upgrading?
Yeah get a 2500k
2600k, overkill is overkill.
Can't wait 3 months computerless.
    
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Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
Ah, you're building yourself a computer for now and not upgrading?
Yeah get a 2500k
2600k, overkill is overkill.
Can't wait 3 months computerless.
This is OCN no such thing as overkill. Im not sure but in your case a 2600k if you got the cash might be worth it. Dont know how many cores your rendering software uses. 2500k is the better choice for gaming or equal I should say. Other programs if they are threaded good then 2600k if not then ya 2500k is great.
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This is OCN no such thing as overkill. Im not sure but in your case a 2600k if you got the cash might be worth it. Dont know how many cores your rendering software uses. 2500k is the better choice for gaming or equal I should say. Other programs if they are threaded good then 2600k if not then ya 2500k is great.
Overkill for his needs and his budget doesn't seem to fit it in.
The 2600k is pretty good if you have the money though.
I just think $100 more for hyperthreading and a slightly higher clock speed isn't worth it for gaming, but for others it will do nicely.
    
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