Originally Posted by mailman2
You guys can keep telling yourselves this but as someone that came from a 4.0Ghz i7 860 with HT the 2600k just smokes it. And I've got this at 4.8 with little effort.
There is definitely reason to upgrade!!!
Depends if you are talking about Gaming performance or Application Performance. I would agree that an overclocked SB will run some Apps faster but gaming depends on so much more than just CPU performance. The main one being the resolution you game at.