CPU Advice

I'm looknig at buying a new PC pretty soon and was looking at either an Intel 2500k or 2600k. I can't really decide between the two. I basically just want the PC to hadle anything i throw at it, not necessarily anything major. I want it to be fairly future proof too.

I'm also having difficulty deciding on a Motherboard. I want one of the Z68 Boards, but i can't decide what manufacturer.

Any advice?


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Here's a few links which may help in your decision:

A review of i5 2500k and i7 2600k:

Core i5 2500K and Core i7 2600K review

Here's a comparison of several CPU's including the models you asked about:

Benchmarks Desktop CPU Charts 2010

Here's a comparison of 5 Z68 boards:

From £90 To £130: Five Z68-Based Boards, Compared : Almost Affordable

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