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i7-950 Worth It?


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#1 soulshard

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Posted 17 November 2010 - 02:46 PM

Hey guys. Im currently debating on whether or not i should get the i7 950 3.06 Ghz or the i7 930 2.8 Ghz. I am going to overclock to like...4 Ghz either way. So is it worth the extra money?

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Posted 17 November 2010 - 04:30 PM

You already know the answer. The only difference between the two is Intel guarantees you a meaningless 200MHz more for twice the price. So grab the 930 and good fortune cranking it to 4GHz. It seems generally highly crankable.

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Posted 17 November 2010 - 06:09 PM

Well, if your good at overclocking and have a good setup and are going 4 ghz either way then there probably isn't much difference between the two. You may get a slightly higher overclock out of the 950 though-believe it or not that CPU was designed to run a little higher (3 ghz vs 2.8) but probably will not affect you to much either way even if you only run them at stock speeds.

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