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Is it worth it waiting for Intel i7 Skylake?

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Wait for Skylake or just get a Xeon 8 core 2011v3.

I will be using this for 3D rendering.

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Sounds like the xeon would be the better option for 3d rendering. If your workflow is not as heavily threaded, wait for skylake and you can get quite a benefit out of ocing it for single threaded applications.

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I think the xeon would be the better choice because the support for 28 Cores is not safe.

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Agree with everybody. 2011v3 will kill and chew everything 3D that you throw at it!

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Ha its out, and not worth the wait!!!! and with the ddr4 cost hope that you guys didn't wait for it.

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I personally upgraded to Skylake and I love it. However it would be more cost effective to just get the xeon. 

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I upgraded from an I7 990X to an 6700k and quite happy with it.

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If you are in the US, bills are not a problem I think, get a Xeon. But if you live in Europe, don't get a Xeon or your bills will be very high.

Also: you can consider i7 with multithreading, like i7-2600, if you need something cheap.

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Xeon might work out best. Just thinking out loud.

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