Thanks for the link. I've seen that one before but forgot about it and needed to see it again. For my current and perceived uses, bearing in mind that our time on the earth is short, I'm going for the gain (even if marginal), as I think I can swing it. 1366 just ends up being a little too much for me. My system is dying and without a PC I get bored
so I've got to do it today with the funds I have available. And as I already have dual channel RAM for an Intel board, the added cost of a triple channel kit puts me over budget. If anyone can dissuade me otherwise, fire away. Core i5 750 or the favored i7 860? The countdown to purchase begins
By the way, I plan to overclock this to the neighborhood of 3-3.2GHz with Turbo enabled. A third of the time I'm only surfing the web and listening to music. Its the other times when I'm multitasking to pull off some photo work (and all else with that) that I need the boost. I figure a little over clock to make it more "responsive" overall, with the turbo to suit differing situations, as needed. I like overclocking from a tech stand point, but also like the principle of "waste not want not" and stock voltages. Plus from all I've read Oc'ing can take its toll on a system and I'd like for this one to last 2 years. How;s my plan sound to all you out there? Please tell me if I need to make any corrections. I appreciate advice and even an affirmation if one is in order. Thanks.