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post #41 of 43 (permalink) Old 12-31-2018, 07:43 AM
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Posts: 403 will run anything...You should of known that by now. Otherwise why are you catering to the Office company for whatever reason?...there's no excuse now other than some other stupid reason I probably don't want to know lol, There was always Quality There...we had Cooler Masters help you know.
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The 9700k has 8 cores vs the 8700k's 6 granted it's hyper threaded. But I think I made the right choice.
You made the right choice and don't let anyone tell you different.

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I wouldn't buy anything until after CES. Then i would look at Ryzen. You would be much better off with not buying the overpriced Intel cpu's at this point. The rest of your specs look great but you really can't go wrong with the much cheaper 2700x or 2600x.
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