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Went from a q8400 clocked at 3.2 to an i5 2500K currently at 4.5.

Crysis used to give my q8400 100% activity. With the 2500K I barely push 40%

Incredible.
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Congrats

They are little beasts!
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I did have a small problem. I clocked to 4.8 and ran prime95 for awhile... decided to test gaming stability. Any game I started up would just give a black screen on launch. Any insight?
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Is your cpy prime stable ? how long did you run the test for? What voltage is it running at?
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Is your cpy prime stable ? how long did you run the test for? What voltage is it running at?
Prime stable for 20 minutes at least. I know that's not much but I was doing stuff in the background as well and it felt pretty stable. It was at 1.425V
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now just wait untill you get an ssd
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now just wait untill you get an ssd
Worth it? I have the cash and was thinking about it.
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Worth it? I have the cash and was thinking about it.
It will be a huge speed boost but in a year I'm betting the prices will have dropped by a lot.
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It will be a huge speed boost but in a year I'm betting the prices will have dropped by a lot.
Any recommendations?
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Any recommendations?
get an ocz vertex 3 when the vertex 4s come out
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