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Old 06-27-2012, 03:35 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Not in general use, most applications only will use 4 cores tops, so the extra fake cores aren't too much help.
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Old 06-27-2012, 03:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Sorry this could be semi off topic but is the i7 sandybridge 2600k really worth the money over the i5 sandybridge 2500k
you said that this was a workstation more than a gaming computer. The extra cores will help with that.

if it is actually a gaming computer that you once in a while retouch photos from the family vacation, then get the i5-2500k.
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