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Upgrade to i7-875K or i5-2500K+P67A-UD3P For Sometime in Spring

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    i am thinking a little bit in the future, if i should upgrade to an Intel Core i7 875K new og find a used one or go almost brand new buying a Intel Core i5-2500K and a Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3P and reuse med memory from my Specs what would be a the best choose?

    a new i7-875K costs atm 434USD / 332,23euro

    a new i5-2500K costs atm 293,95USD / 226,59euro

    a new GA-P67A-UD3P costs atm 204,27USD / 157,46euro

    so a new cpu and motherboard costs atm 498,22USD / 384,05euro

    that's not much more than a i7-875K but how faster will a Sandy Bridge be than a Lynnifield?
     
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    ur current rig is doing great if gaming is ur main purpose. wait it out till Bulldozer, 1 quarter only.

    If bulldozer fail, u can get a sandy bridge, hopefully there will be a faster clocked version at the same price(no price cuts this is intel we're talking about)

    if bulldozer is an epic win, then amd launch an affordable processor, and inter cuts processor prices.

    both ways you got nothing to loose and lotta gain
     
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    Maybe an i5 750 since you don't seem to be overclocking very much. A lot less money with similar performance compared to i7 875.
     
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    ino the i7 costs more but some of the programs i got support hyper-threading that's also why i bought and i3 instead of the Pentium processor for LGA1156 since i couldn't afford a Quad-Core.
     
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    I'm looking to upgrade from a quad 775 to something new...right now...its best to wait, I'm either going with a Sandy bridge 2600K or the AMD bulldozer depending on the performance of the two.
     

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