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post #11 of 28
Isn't 2600K binned a little bit higher, thus should be easier to overclock. Although it shouldn't matter unless people are looking for 5.0 GHz 24/7.
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5GHz FTW, kids.
    
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post #13 of 28
If you are not a heavy multitasker (realy heavy) then the i5 is more then a beast. Otherwise you should get the i7. You can't get wrong with either one I think
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post #14 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by justarealguy View Post
2mb cache can help in some encoding situations, where the HT would be most useful.

Honestly, HT is the reason why you buy a 2600k over a 2500k. Why disable it?
ht is shown to be detrimental in some cases when playing games... that's about it... should i turn it on and take the minus 1-3 fps?
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post #15 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
ht is shown to be detrimental in some cases when playing games... that's about it... should i turn it on and take the minus 1-3 fps?
It's mostly in older games that show a decrease in fps. Newer games from what I've seen/tried don't have really any significant boost or decrease in performance from it being on or off.
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post #16 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
ht is shown to be detrimental in some cases when playing games... that's about it... should i turn it on and take the minus 1-3 fps?
Right, so why did you buy a 2600k? You could've saved $100 by purchasing the 2500k.
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i might not be the only one, but for some reason i tend to be more inclined to buy the item that is more expensive when comparing two things... lol, i will turn ht on.... i use it for encoding, and rendering too... i haven't noticed much change with ht on or off
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post #18 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
i might not be the only one, but for some reason i tend to be more inclined to buy the item that is more expensive when comparing two things... lol, i will turn ht on.... i use it for encoding, and rendering too... i haven't noticed much change with ht on or off
lol yeah, I can't say I'm not guilty of that on occasion. especially in regards to my audiologica tinkering.
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post #19 of 28
Quote:
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You're worried about heat with water cooling?
x2

I mean what are you temps that you are about the small amount that HT adds?
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post #20 of 28
Quote:
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i will turn ht on.... i use it for encoding, and rendering too... i haven't noticed much change with ht on or off
You haven't noticed much difference with HT on or off? You mustn't say that, it's sacrilege, Intel will strike you down with great vengence and furious anger!
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