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Is it good? Any problems with the actual chips?

And can someone explain this DRM thing with the CPU's? Im kinda scared that one will hack my CPU lol :/

Considering getting one and then upgrading to ivy bridge.... Or wait till IB comes out and do a setup then.
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Sandy Bridge is yahoooooooooooooooooooooooo~~~~~~~~~~
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Originally Posted by MaxFTW View Post
Is it good? Any problems with the actual chips?

And can someone explain this DRM thing with the CPU's? Im kinda scared that one will hack my CPU lol :/

Considering getting one and then upgrading to ivy bridge.... Or wait till IB comes out and do a setup then.
I just got my 2600k a few days ago and i love it. I had a 1090t and at the highest overclock i could get with it i hit like 7.25 in cinebench and with the 2600k clocked at 5ghz i was at 9.75 in cinebench. OCing them is so simple and you can a lot with a good air cooler.
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I upgraded from an old 2-core Athlon and that was such a huge step. Definately awesome!
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The DRM allows someone on a H67 who had their PC stolen to shut it down.
    
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^ lol wut?

No.

The DRM allows someone with a H67 board to use Intel Insider to stream high quality movies in a rent/buy service.

Read the sticky.
    
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^ lol wut?

No.

The DRM allows someone with a H67 board to use Intel Insider to stream high quality movies in a rent/buy service.

Read the sticky.
There is also a option to lock down stolen Laptops with sandy.
    
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post #8 of 10
Clearly, but its not DRM - DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT.

As I said, there is a sticky on both these subjects, feel free to read it.
    
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post #9 of 10
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May get one after i have seen what BD can do then thx!
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I love, my sandy bridge .. Coming from a old dell xps 600 with a P4 3.4ghz is well amazing lol.... Overclocks like a dream blow's threw every game i play.. What more could you ask for! Stay's super cold during idle/game's/benching.. I love it.
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