1. N

    WTB - i7 2600k

    Looking to upgrade an older system running an i3 3225 with something that has a bit more performance. Would prefer to pick it up here as opposed to eBay if I can. Would be open to a 3770k as well, but those are a bit pricey. Looking for more in the low $100-ish range. I'm in Chicago if anyone...
  2. G

    Time Check - is it 2012? (2600k vs 3770k) cooling question

    Hey everyone! first thread here and I am looking forward to this site's extreme expertise on some items. I am in a bit of a situation where I (over)spent on my graphics (1080ti was $680 on MassDrop) and monitor($599) in the sig rig. I had meant to save that money for coffee or even icy lake, but...
  3. FrgMstr

    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review @ [H]

    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review - There are many HardOCP readers that are still running Sandy Bridge CPUs and have been waiting with anticipation of one day upgrading to a new system. One of the biggest things asked in the last month is just how the 2600K stacks up against the...
  4. D

    Intel 2600K (Sandybridge) Gaming BottleNeck?

    So I've had my Intel 2600K (Sandybridge) for a good number of years now and have overclocked it from the default 3.40GHz to 4.4GHz for a nice speed boost. I have 16GB of DDR3 RAM and my GPU is an MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB. I can't help but think what impact this older CPU is having on gaming at...
  5. J

    FS: 2600k, Asus P8P67, GSkill 8GB, H80i

  6. johnj189

    FS: i7 2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz LGA 1155

    Purchased the 2600k on 3/12/2011 from Newegg. Ran on an Asus Sabertooth with a Dark Knight HSF. I never overclocked this chip and simply used the "performance" setting in Asus' EUFI. Never had a single hiccup or problem. I recently upgraded to a whole new build (LGA 1151). This 2600k was never...