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Old April 5, 2011, 08:47 PM
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make that a 2500k unless you fold or encode 24/7


you will see improvements across the board. will they be that relevant in your games?

it depends. 60 fps vs 80 fps might not be very noticeable :)
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Old April 6, 2011, 10:19 AM
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Well, I just think it is time now to move to a quad core. I think the E8400 is getting a bit dated. I hope that I can still get a few bucks for it when I sell it. I already picked up ram. I got the 8 gig ram kit Ripjaws DDR-3 1600. I am just going to wait a bit more. The word on the street is that there may be some deals on CPU and MoBo's between now and May.
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Why not just sell your old system and buy a new one? Really easy to sell a full system locally then it is parts, not to mention you could build pretty much whatever you want.

My sandy bridge set me back... $1,100. 2600k, 8gb of ram, zotac amp gtx 480, 2x64gb crucial C300 SSD's etc...
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Old April 6, 2011, 05:16 PM
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just trying to keep the cost down on the upgrade man.
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