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

 
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    Yes, I hate you and are very jealous!
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    No, I don't care!
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post #61 of 212
There will be no wow factor, I went 4.2/9650 to 2500k.
Only thing that impressed me is the ability to hit 5ghz with reasonable temps.

Gaming, hardly any difference.

It's kind of like going from a short stroked raid0 stripe to an ssd, just no wow factor.
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post #62 of 212
Sure I'm jealous. Wow you will be the man right know. Can You be my friend? And no, for now I don't see a point of upgrading to Sandy if You can play everything on max without any troubles.
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post #63 of 212
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
There will be no wow factor, I went 4.2/9650 to 2500k.
Only thing that impressed me is the ability to hit 5ghz with reasonable temps.

Gaming, hardly any difference.

It's kind of like going from a short stroked raid0 stripe to an ssd, just no wow factor.
Going from harddrives to SSD's gave me a huge 'wow' factor. And I've ran Raid 0 too.
    
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post #64 of 212
Surely you can sell off your old parts so the hit to your wallet won't be so bad
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post #65 of 212
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Surely you can sell off your old parts so the hit to your wallet won't be so bad
naahh... I'll keep em.. Love em so much. Or give them to friends or use for future Office uppgrades... We'll see as time goes by..
    
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post #66 of 212
Quote:
Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
Going from harddrives to SSD's gave me a huge 'wow' factor. And I've ran Raid 0 too.
I doubt that, but to each his own.

There will be no wow factor going 2500k, especially from a 4ghz+ Yorkfield.

The biggest wow factor for you would be sli 570.

What is your reasoning for the upgrade?
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post #67 of 212
Why do people say "wait for Ivy Bridge" if Ivy Bridge will work on Cougar Point chipsets (P67/H67/Z68) and Panther Point chipets (upcoming 7 series P chipset)?

He can simply upgrade his CPU when Ivy hits the stores. Geeez.
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post #68 of 212
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Originally Posted by turrican9 View Post
munaim1

First thing I'm gonna do when my Sandybridge arrives and are installed, is to beat your SuperPi 1M score, using only Air cooling VS your Watercooling
Good luck on that, im not so sure if you ssd will help you there but im in the process of improving the time anyway

Try beating my 32mb time

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post #69 of 212
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
I doubt that, but to each his own.

There will be no wow factor going 2500k, especially from a 4ghz+ Yorkfield.

The biggest wow factor for you would be sli 570.

What is your reasoning for the upgrade?
Everybody else I know coming from harddrives to SSD's also had that 'wow' factor.

The reasoning? Because I'm bored and wan't something new...
    
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post #70 of 212
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Good luck on that, im not so sure if you ssd will help you there but im in the process of iproving the time anyway

Try beating my 32mb time
I'll beat you
    
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