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Old January 13, 2011, 02:17 PM
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I am at a cross roads. Would it be worth my while to get either a i7 2600K or i5 2500K over my E8400 O/C 3.6 Ghz. I want to keep as much stuff that I have. Just get the CPU, MOBO and Ram. I was looking at the ASUS P8P67 PRO for a mobo and g.skill for ram. You can see my system specs what I got. Thanks
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What do you use your rig for?
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Old January 13, 2011, 04:10 PM
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for sure if you'll use it. ^^^ hence what someone was getting at i think
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Old January 13, 2011, 04:13 PM
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If all you do is simply game then it wouldn't a significant gain in performance.

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It all you do is simply gain then it wouldn't a significant gain in performance.
English speak much :P

If the computer meets your current needs why upgrade.
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Must be something in the air in Grand Prarie.
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Old January 13, 2011, 04:22 PM
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Old January 13, 2011, 04:25 PM
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itll bump up your performance across the board, unless you use it to check email :D

2500k, if you fold 2600k. no escuses right now now to get it lol. in a few months? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :)
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Yah called -40 with the damn wind chill freezing all our brains up here haha.
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I use it for gaming. Black ops, iRacing. Lots of racing and FPS. Stuff like that.
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