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Looks like ALL the SATA ports are now SATA III 6GB/s ... what else does the z87 chipset offer ? I don't see any PRESSING need to Upgrade ? headscratch.gif

 

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More USB3.0, PCH 65nm->32nm, some kind of better power management and etcetera. Nothing major.
Can't really see any reason to go with Haswell if you're already Sandy/Ivy. Since there's no real increase in CPU performance. All Intel is focusing with Haswell is power and iGPU.
On the other hand for basic users and people who will buy new computer then Haswell will be very good.
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I'm still disappointed that they don't bring out a M-ITX board
post #6774 of 7108
Well they do have Z87I-Deluxe. Can't see a reason for ROG mITX board.
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Looks like ALL the SATA ports are now SATA III 6GB/s ... what else does the z87 chipset offer ? I don't see any PRESSING need to Upgrade ? headscratch.gif
Performance wise might be very similar... but there are things that i do want, my Gene Z IV isnt the revised one with the PCIe 3.0, probably will be updating to GTX780 or TITAN if its too close in price, i also would like to Raid Samsung 840 pros (2 maybe 4), with my Z68 i would need to do the Orom modm (i think, and kinda dont really want to mess with it), with ivy you could normally with the trim command passing, im assuming with haswell will be also available. I really want Asus FanXpert2 (or 3 idk what it comes with), but mine only comes with 1, and i had to undervolt the frontal fan, i want to this via fanxpert with 3pin 180mm. Im also starting to do some editing, so this time going to go with 4770k for the hyperthreading, besides if the 3770k is like 5-10% faster than the 2600K, and the 4770K should be in the same line, i should get around 10-20% faster clock for clock than my 2500K, so there is some gains for me, not mayor but enough to make move, besides since when we need a reason, its just for the fun of it (im joking).

I really dont see broadwell too hot, its just going to be a Sandy/Ivy alike, so if you are not updating now might aswell wait for Skylake in 3 years, i just cant wait that long biggrin.gif
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post #6776 of 7108
Guys i saw that my GEN3's IME is still version 7 and I would like to update my bios since I run windows 8 which version works best with the 2500k? I heard that you need a cap conversion what is it? I've never heard of it before btw your bios updater's link on the first page is broken.
post #6777 of 7108
Hey guys i have a quick question. Will i be able to put 2 Asus Radeon 7970 DCII in crossfire on this motherboard? By looking at the pictures i think it won't fit cuz the gpu is a 3 slot card. What you guys think?
post #6778 of 7108
That will not work, sorry. The only dual GPUs solutions you can use our two slots blower style coolers
post #6779 of 7108
Guys I bought the hyper 212 evo OCed to 4.6 with 1.35V the weird thing is that now core 1 is cooler than the others while with the intel cooler they were all close how are the temps? should I reseat it?
Edited by artins90 - 5/23/13 at 3:00am
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Pretty normal if you ask me. But heck, a re-seat would only take 5-10 minutes so why not. Just for piece of mind anyway.
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