Upgrading from a Core 2 Duo E8200 Tags: CPUs Core Processors Last response: May 6, 2012 6:32 PM in CPUs Share BananaswithAppeal May 6, 2012 5:40:04 PM I would like to spend ~250 for a new processor, and i'm wondering if I should get an Ivy Bridge processor now that they're out? or just grab an i5 2500k? Also, I don't really overclock much. More about : upgrading core duo e8200 InvalidError a c 132 à CPUs May 6, 2012 6:10:23 PM You would need to define how much is "not much" for you. If that means something like 10%, IB would be just as good with likely lower power. I personally wouldn't bother paying the ~$50 premium for a K-chip (i5-3570K vs i5-3470) unless I planned to try my luck with a significant overclock, say 20% and up. m 0 l eddieroolz a b à CPUs May 6, 2012 6:32:08 PM For those upgrading from pre-SB an IVB chip would be the good choice. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCurrent AMD equivalent of Core2Duo E8200 Forum Best graphic card for core2duo e8200? Forum How badly will a Core 2 Duo E8200 bottleneck an unlocked HD 6950? Forum SolvedUpgrading Intel Core 2 Dou E8200 to Q6700 quad core? Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 Overclock Forum Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 OC Forum Core 2 Duo E8200 and DDR2 800MHz problems! Forum SolvedUpgrading from core 2duo Forum SolvedUpgrading Core2Duo e8600 3.3ghz to i3-3240? Forum SolvedUpgrading from 2.13GHz Core 2 Duo to 3GHz Core 2 Quad... Forum Sounddrivers free download for Windows XP intel(R)core(TM)DUO CPU E8200 266GHZ Forum SolvedUpgrading my core 2 duo Forum Sounddrivers free download for Windows XP intel(R)core(TM)DUO CPU E8200 266GHZ Forum SolvedUpgrading My Core 2 Duo 2.66 ghz(Socket 775) to a QX6700 Core 2 Extreme Will it Make a big difference In Fps in Games? Forum SolvedCan i upgrade a PGA478 Cpu to core 2 duo? Forum Upgrading my core2duo CPU Forum Upgrading Core 2 Duo E6750 from 2gb to 4gb advice? Forum SolvedUpgrading from core 2 duo to core 2 quad for 2011 gaming Forum Solved[Upgrading Build] PC Gaming with Core 2 Duo, $900 Budget Forum Upgrading CPU, Core 2 Duo E7500 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !