personally since you have a 2500K already, might as wait for Haswell to come out and skip Ivy Bridge..
Sorry if I misled. Not GOT the i5, but was thinking about GETTING it as sensible, lower cost solution, at least for the time being. I think that would be a good solution, if Haswell was going to be 1155 pin. As it is, I think I've got to "bite the bullet", or I'll end up forever waiting for the next big thing. Wish I could afford hex core, but budget's already getting silly.