MyGaming details why it may not be the ideal time to tune up that dusty rig of yours, as a few good additions are set to launch in a few months.
When 22nm fab tech settles at intel, and 28nm settles at TSMC and GF, stuff will get a bit cheaper. The next serious CPU upgrades won't occur for years -- until GF and TSMC move to 20nm. Some improvements might happen sooner, with tri-gate redesigns at 28nm, but it'll be a long while before you need an upgrade if you buy a CPU in the next year (or two)
Core i5 2500K is like $200 and Overclocks like a BEAST!!! Good for a long long time and Intel's Next Gen CPU will be costly!!!! Outperforms AMD in like 95% of the Benchamrks and AMD next Gen CPu.....who knows how under-achieving that will be.
I'm sporting the i7 2960XM
Yea AMD is going downhill again. Currently have an i-5. I currently have a 6970 2gb edi but will be switching to nvidia soon :/
I'm planning on buying the 2500K soon! I'm excited, it'll be part of my first PC build. The "a few months" this article says is a bit misleading. The closest tech releases in September and most are coming out next year. And honestly, I'd be a little wary of bleeding edge tech. The real benefit is cheaper older tech when the new stuff comes out.
I'm rocking the i5 2500k too. Going to overclock once i either get a second 560 or sell my current one and get a 680 :D Save money on the cpu = put it elsewhere ;D
I've been runnig my i5 2500K at stock speeds for nearly a year. Haven't felt the need to overclock it at all. Mass Effect 3 runs in 1080p60 with my current GTX460.
Got a good deal on 2700k the board i got supports new chips putting it together over the coming weeks when i get around to it looking forward to it also got a 7850 to try out.
I'm still rocking a 2500k (bought it at launch)... and not planning to upgrade any soon. (2 years down the line?)
I have a e2160 1.8 ghz so I'm willing to upgrade
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