[QUOTE=alan1476;2698358]I use the 3960X with my LGA 2011 Sabertooth build. 6 cores and I love it. Big difference when multi tasking.;)[/QUOTE]
It is fast, very fast and it’s optimized for multi tasking, also in general it’s the ideal platform to have if you can afford it or you are a pro and time is money for you. Mainly it has to do with what you can afford and what you need.
[QUOTE=roadworker;2698360]I run an I7-950 with an ATI 6990 GPU…ATM,it seems still fast enough for most things I want to do on a computer…but the Ivy Bridge Extreme specs make me drool…[/QUOTE]
I would love to jump in the x79 world, but my wallet has a different view on the subject. Also the 2500K is more than enough for me at the moment.