2600k vs 950?

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2600k vs 950?

Post by Aniki » Fri Jan 07, 2011 6:43 pm

I'm debating whether to get an i7 950+some Tri-SLI mobo or a 2600k and P8P67 Pro. 2600k and P8P67 pro will cost me around $470 ($280 CPU at microcenter, $190 mobo), i7 950 ($230 at MC) and some x58 mobo (unsure) will cost me about $430, but I can get an IDE board and not have to get a new HDD if I go 1366. Also note I already have 8 GB of dual channel RAM, so sandy bridge would be a "better" option in a way.

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Re: 2600k vs 950?

Post by skier » Fri Jan 07, 2011 6:47 pm

I would get the 2600k
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Re: 2600k vs 950?

Post by pwcmed » Fri Jan 07, 2011 7:13 pm

I would upgrade that IDE HDD too. A $50 drive will perfom soooo much better then your drive. Maybe get the 2500k and also get a SSD drive.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6822136073

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Re: 2600k vs 950?

Post by skier » Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:21 am

pwcmed wrote:I would upgrade that IDE HDD too. A $50 drive will perfom soooo much better then your drive.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6822136073
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the blue is a good drive, and isn't nearly as loud as the Caviar Black
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