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Windows 7: Intel core i7, worth it?

15 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Intel core i7, worth it?

I know this might sound as a dumb question, but i just want some input from someone that actually owns a pc with i7. Is it worth the money? I´m thinking of upgrading but it doesnt come cheap so just wanna know it its worth the money. It is noticeably faster???
What are the major benefits of upgrading?

I use my pc for gaming and video editing(software is very heavy), would it def help speed things up with heavy adobe products, for ex... premiere pro, after effects, etc.

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15 Apr 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

I don't own one but my son does. He loves it. His is OCd to 3.6GHz. His in combination with an OCZ SSD really flies.
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15 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Whether or not it's worth it depends completely on what you are coming from. But I don't see this information in your post or your system I cannot answer this for you.
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