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Poll Results: You knew I had several Intel SSD's. And now I've ordered a Sandy. Are you jealous?

 
  • 36% (55)
    Yes, I hate you and are very jealous!
  • 63% (95)
    No, I don't care!
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post #201 of 212
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Originally Posted by GeforceGTS View Post
I'll be waiting, I can still push a little further
Is it because of your RAM speed? I was thinking maybe to incresase the speed and loosen the timings as you have done on the hwbot submission.
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post #202 of 212
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Is it because of your RAM speed? I was thinking maybe to incresase the speed and loosen the timings as you have done on the hwbot submission.
Possibly, there is another obvious reason in the screenshot too ;x
post #203 of 212
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Possibly, there is another obvious reason in the screenshot too ;x
Xp huh? I got tinyxp off noguru the other day, havn't had time to install it yet.
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post #204 of 212
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Originally Posted by delavan View Post
I installed the Sandy setup with a backup GTX260 core 216 that I have...it felt pretty much like the Q9550+HD5870...can't compare numbers, but that old GTX260 was getting a good kick in the pants from the Sandy setup...
lulz: my GTX260 barely improved if at all when compared to a Q6600 @ 3.2ghz
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post #205 of 212
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Originally Posted by prava View Post
lulz: my GTX260 barely improved if at all when compared to a Q6600 @ 3.2ghz
A Q6600@3.2GHz should be enough to feed the 'old' GTX 260. However, it may be in CPU dependant games like GTA IV and BC2 that he experiences the difference. And maybe his min FPS got higher in many games...
    
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post #206 of 212
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A Q6600@3.2GHz should be enough to feed the 'old' GTX 260. However, it may be in CPU dependant games like GTA IV and BC2 that he experiences the difference. And maybe his min FPS got higher in many games...
In those games I would agree, but those are in the minority Lets not talk in "general" when those are clearly exceptions
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post #207 of 212
I mainly play cpu dependant games so sb was a BIG step up from my old q6600
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post #208 of 212
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Originally Posted by prava View Post
In those games I would agree, but those are in the minority Lets not talk in "general" when those are clearly exceptions
Are you jealous at yourself for upgrading from a Q6600 to a Sandybridge? Naahh.. just kidding
    
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post #209 of 212
It's def worth a upgrade I upgraded from 775 to 1366 great improvement...why you even sweating about it I'm sure you can sell ur 775 system and easily get enough for the 2500k what's the problem here???....
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post #210 of 212
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Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post
It's def worth a upgrade I upgraded from 775 to 1366 great improvement...why you even sweating about it I'm sure you can sell ur 775 system and easily get enough for the 2500k what's the problem here???....
u see, its easy to say that 775 will be good to sell and everyone would be interested in it..
but, since 1366 & 1155 sockets, everyone is turned to it.. so no need to go back in older socket...
btw, im sellin my components for last 2 weeks, only had bid for cpu
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