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I am buying the Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz to replace my celeron e3300.
Just saying.
ewwwwww..celeron...


lolx..joke...
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I was seriously thinking about ditching my AMD setup plans and going straight to a i7 2600k setup. It will be a few hundred more dollars than just going up to a 1090t, but i believe its justified.

Anyone disagree?
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Well i only game at 1280x1024 or 1280x720 with my 5750 and you may think the Celeron e3300 is a joke, but its not. Its really a good Fast CPU and i can pretty much max out everything and still get over 60 frames in pretty much any game, but GTA IV. I posted a thread about the Celeron e3300 and pretty much everyone who replied back to the thread said its a decent cpu and it is.
Actually funny thing the celeron e3300 didn't performance all that well in windows 7 when i was using my 9800gt or the GTS 450 i had a while back. But ever since i got the XFX 5750, seem to have gotten a 40-50% boost in gaming. So with the right card, this cpu is fast.

But its nice to move on to a decent CPU, so the i5 quad core will be a great upgrade.

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I was seriously thinking about ditching my AMD setup plans and going straight to a i7 2600k setup. It will be a few hundred more dollars than just going up to a 1090t, but i believe its justified.

Anyone disagree?
Well you could keep the AMD system and just build a nice Intel System. Or upgrade your AMD system and still build a new intel system. Support both amd and intel.
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I was seriously thinking about ditching my AMD setup plans and going straight to a i7 2600k setup. It will be a few hundred more dollars than just going up to a 1090t, but i believe its justified.

Anyone disagree?
sounds a good and juicy upgrade to me..
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post #15 of 87
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Well i only game at 1280x1024 or 1280x720 with my 5750 and you may think the Celeron e3300 is a joke, but its not. Its really a good Fast CPU and i can pretty much max out everything and still get over 60 frames in pretty much any game, but GTA IV. I posted a thread about the Celeron e3300 and pretty much everyone who replied back to the thread said its a decent cpu and it is.
Actually funny thing the celeron e3300 didn't performance all that well in windows 7 when i was using my 9800gt or the GTS 450 i had a while back. But ever since i got the XFX 5750, seem to have gotten a 40-50% boost in gaming. So with the right card, this cpu is fast.

But its nice to move on to a decent CPU, so the i5 quad core will be a great upgrade.
i did say i was joking ei..

well i was planning to build a torrent rig with that chip in mind..but unluckily they pulled that chip here out..

you have a point on choosing what card to pair with the chip.. and at the said resolution if you can game decently then its fine too..

sorta liked what you have to say regarding your upgrade path.. well the i5-2400 seems beefy on stock even if you do not dare take it to extreme..
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post #16 of 87
There is no contest, with sandy bridge sitting around 5ghz without worry why would you buy anything else?
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This thread is probably going to blow up but the facts still remain ~ With both CPU's at maximum throughput, the 990x is the clear winner.... but the 2600K is far better value.
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post #18 of 87
Eh, I would need to sell the AMD system to afford the difference in Upgrade prices. lol BUT i mean cmon!! When is the last time we could get this kind of performance from intel for so cheap! lol WOOT FOR ME!!
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post #19 of 87
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I am buying the Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz to replace my celeron e3300.
Just saying.
You should get the 2500K.
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I was seriously thinking about ditching my AMD setup plans and going straight to a i7 2600k setup. It will be a few hundred more dollars than just going up to a 1090t, but i believe its justified.

Anyone disagree?
Worthy upgrade, or just get a 2500k if you don't think you'll need the extra threads.
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