'Intel was kind enough to provide us with the newly released Core i7 2600K processor to give our readers an idea of its overall performance throughout different tests including: overall PC performance, video (HD) rendering performance, 3D and gaming performance, productivity performance, and power consumption and temperature improvements. We will try to address these points as accurately as possible, and compare the results to a Core i7 930 processor at stock and overclocked speeds.'
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips