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Hey guys, before you say anything, I know it is impossible to know exactly what to expect, i'm just looking for some educated guesses here.

My board has 12 phases for power, would say a 6 core ivy bridge processor with the same stock tdp as my 2500k be able to work fine on my board, as in overclocking and 24/7 operation? Does having more cores mean there is a need for more power phases? Or does it just depend on the amount of total power the cpu uses?

Sorry if this is a little bit of a noob question.
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don't quote me
but I think ivy bridge will use a new socket
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it doesn't matter more core or less cores is the same as long as the power it need is the same. and doesn't Ivy bridge use another platform than p67 ? I'm confused right now .
    
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Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo View Post
don't quote me
but I think ivy bridge will use a new socket
People are always getting the socket mixed up with the architecture. Ivy bridge is an architecture, that is going to be released on both socket 1155 and 2011, same as sandy bridge, which is also an architecture.
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Well if you look at the new videos from Intel about there breakthough "3D Transistors" In theory you should be fine as Ivy Bridge will require ~30% less power in ratio to its performance

EDIT: And to quote the fountain of knowledge - wikipedia

"Ivy Bridge is the codename for the 22 nm die shrink of Sandy Bridge, which will be built using Intel's tri-gate transistor technology.[32] Ivy Bridge will support PCI Express 3.0[33] and the Graphics Processor will have support for DirectX 11 and OpenCL 1.1. Ivy Bridge processors will be backwards compatible with the Sandy Bridge platform"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
People are always getting the socket mixed up with the architecture. Ivy bridge is an architecture, that is going to be released on both socket 1155 and 2011, same as sandy bridge, which is also an architecture.
new architecture some times needs a new socket
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Intel has not and will never allow you to drop a new CPU into an old motherboard socket. They only want your money which is why they split "enthusiast" and "mainstream" into two different sockets. Even when they were using LGA775, you needed a new motherboard every time they came out with a nm shrink or processor revision.
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Originally Posted by hobo9830 View Post
Well if you look at the new videos from Intel about there breakthough "3D Transistors" In theory you should be fine as Ivy Bridge will require ~30% less power in ratio to its performance
Good info, thanks!
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Sorry for double post.

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new architecture some time needs a new socket or Intel pushes a new one at us
Ivy bridge isn't a new architecture, it is a die shrink of sandy bridge. And there will be another chipset most likely, but as long as companies do bios updates, it should be a drop in upgrade.

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Originally Posted by dodger.blue View Post
Intel has not and will never allow you to drop a new CPU into an old motherboard socket. They only want your money which is why they split "enthusiast" and "mainstream" into two different sockets. Even when they were using LGA775, you needed a new motherboard every time they came out with a nm shrink or processor revision.

To simply answer your question, you will need a new motherboard that will likely cost $300 as Ivy Bridge will be their new "enthusiast" platform (even if it barely outperforms Sandy Bridge).
I'm sorry, but your fanboyism is showing.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dodger.blue View Post
Intel has not and will never allow you to drop a new CPU into an old motherboard socket. They only want your money which is why they split "enthusiast" and "mainstream" into two different sockets. Even when they were using LGA775, you needed a new motherboard every time they came out with a nm shrink or processor revision.
According to Wikipedia
"Ivy Bridge processors will be backwards compatible with the Sandy Bridge platform"
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