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seems like for gaming 2500k is enough, if i listen to music on itune, have firefox open, a poker site open, at the same time using photoshop, 2500k is still fine? (thats what i do often)
That's pretty big overkill. An i5 would churn through that like butter.
    
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seems like for gaming 2500k is enough, if i listen to music on itune, have firefox open, a poker site open, at the same time using photoshop, 2500k is still fine? (thats what i do often)
It'll be plenty fine. the 2600K really only shines apart from the 2500k when it's encoding or rendering.
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if you are using photoshop professionally, with large files, the speed and power will be appreciated
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