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Windows 7: Built a new P67 rig

08 Apr 2011   #21
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
I cannot believe that you guys with i7's want to upgrade. I've got a Q9550 and cannot justify upgrading that to a Sandy Bridge yet. I think about it from time to time, but then I use my Q9550 and realize that it's still unbelievably fast and chews up and spits out anything that i throw at it.
When you finally do upgrade to something like an i7, you'll be on here on about how fast that is.

I finally retired my 9550, and as I play mostly games on my PC my i7 is noticeably quicker, despite having the 9550 at 3.6GHz.


While I didn't have a q9550 to compare to my i7-950, my Q6600 gets left in the dust compared to my 950 @3.8GHz a core.

Yes, an i7 system is certainly something to behold


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09 Apr 2011   #22
smarteyeball

 
 

I too noticed an overall improvement in going from a Q9550 to an i7.
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09 Apr 2011   #23
meth68

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You guys are the devil. I went from thinking about an upgrade to reading around here, next thing you know it's been daily deliveries from m ups guy and trips to micro center lol. Today is my final trip for my case and psu. Tomorrow should be fun!
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09 Apr 2011   #24
IownAmoneyPit

Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro//Windows 10 Insider Preview ?
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by meth68 View Post
You guys are the devil. I went from thinking about an upgrade to reading around here, next thing you know it's been daily deliveries from m ups guy and trips to micro center lol. Today is my final trip for my case and psu. Tomorrow should be fun!
That's why there is an old adage "You learn something new everyday"
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09 Apr 2011   #25
meth68

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Learning at a cost...
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10 Apr 2011   #26
smarteyeball

 
 

Why spend money on useful things when toys are more fun?
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10 Apr 2011   #27
Everlong

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Why spend money on useful things when toys are more fun?
Hasn't the majority of your PC all been bought on impulse buys?
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10 Apr 2011   #28
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Mine was a carefully calculated moment of madness lol
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