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My current pc build, first time builder

Last response: in Systems
April 27, 2012 1:56:44 AM
I just have a few questions, is the i7 really worth the extra cash over the cheaper i-5? is it worth waiting for the ivy bridge? Are there any cables/tools ile need to buy (not screwdrivers or regular household tools)? Thanks so much for all the answers!
April 27, 2012 4:14:37 AM

IMO, neither Ivy Bridge nor the i7-2600k is worth it. Many reviews of the Processors have shown that Ivy Bridge runs hotter when overclocked.
April 27, 2012 4:19:37 AM

Looks good, and I would agree with Azeem40, shoot for the i5 2500k, if you plan on Overclocking your CPU. otherwise get the plain i5 2500.
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April 27, 2012 6:04:04 AM

Idk how well other people will OC the Ivy Bridge i5-3570k, but I don't like taking chances on items before they are released, so I base my opinions on reviews from reputable sites such as techradar for CPU info. From the looks of the techradar review ( ), it will not allow for more OC headroom. Why get an i5-3570k when the i5-2500k performs just the same?
April 27, 2012 6:19:10 AM

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