Intel i7-980X Extreme Edition 3.33GHz Six-Core ???

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Intel i7-980X Extreme Edition 3.33GHz Six-Core ???

Post by sage12 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:27 am

I am getting close to taking the plunge and replacing my 2 year old DAW CPU (Two 2.66GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5430 {for a total of 8 cores}) for the new insanely powerful Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition 3.33GHz Six-Core Processor. Do you think I would notice a significant upgrade? I need moor CPU power and do not want to use 2 PC's.


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Re: Intel i7-980X Extreme Edition 3.33GHz Six-Core ???

Post by MattiasNYC » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:26 am

That i7-980X is an old CPU as well. To me it makes no sense buying one. It's discontinued even. Get a current generation CPU from Intel or AMD.
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