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Sorry for double post.


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.

er never mind
don't want to bother
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er never mind
don't want to bother
Umm, okay?
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Yep it should be. We'll just see when Ivy comes out.
Edited by jds777 - 5/5/11 at 1:27am
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Sorry for double post.


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.



I'm sorry, but your fanboyism is showing.
Haha, it shows every now again. I work too hard for my money, though.

But seriously, Intel has always required at the very least a new chipset which, at the very least, will cost you the same as you already paid for your current motherboard on top of the new CPU. Intel has never allowed for the simple drop-in upgrade. I don't see them changing this in the future, but then again, I never foresaw them making a CPU at a reasonable price and then came Sandy Bridge.
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WTB new architecture
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According to Wikipedia
"Ivy Bridge processors will be backwards compatible with the Sandy Bridge platform"
You know that wikipedia is not a reliable source at all, even I could have gone and changed it to whatever I wanted. It once said that Fast and Furious has been recorded in my school which is a few miles south of London
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You know that wikipedia is not a reliable source at all, even I could have gone and changed it to whatever I wanted. It once said that Fast and Furious has been recorded in my school which is a few miles south of London
On the contrary, wikipedia is the most reliable source in the world and it never lies. If it said Fast and Furious was filmed there, then you can bet that it was! Furthermore, if it no longer says that, then you can bet it no longer was filmed there. /discussion.
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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.
Came to post this.
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Came to post this.
NOT TRUE.
And why do you support someone who makes a false statement?

You could run a Core 2 yorkfield quad (QX9650) in a Asus P5WDH, which was one of the first motherboards to support core 2 conroes, in fact, on the older revisions of the board, the earliest bios versions didn't even support conroes yet. Anyway all you needed (on 1.03 or 1.04 board version) was a BIOS upgrade to run the 45nm duals and quads.

So I just proved you wrong. I had that board. I should know. It ran a Qx9650 at 4 ghz, on a 975X chipset.
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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.
NOT true.
How come you could run a 45nm Yorkfield quad on a socket 975X board? I ran one on the P5WDH (QX9650 @ 4 ghz).

You could even run one on the 965P board (Asus P5B deluxe).
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