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post #21 of 98
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All chips seem to degrade but it seems that sandy bridge degrades more significantly faster right?

Other chips degrade so slowly we don't see it / change before. Some owner reported having degradation in couple days / week.
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post #22 of 98
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The degradation bug is still around
Hasn't really been proven as of yet, how much is due to actual degradation or simply unstable overclocks requiring more voltage is undetermined.

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Moar corez!
And?
post #23 of 98
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Originally Posted by Iceman23;13773595 
Hasn't really been proven as of yet, how much is due to actual degradation or simply unstable overclocks requiring more voltage is undetermined.


And?

Folding, rendering ?

Also, We are sure that it is degradation. No safe voltages were determined by Intel.
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post #24 of 98
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Folding, rendering ?
Yes, I'm aware. But why did he reply with that to my post?

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Also, We are sure that it is degradation. No safe voltages were determined by Intel.
Who's we? Have you done a statistical analysis/controlled test?
post #25 of 98
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Don't know where people get the idea that a 955 bottlenecks a high-end GPU, my gpu usage in every game i have (including WoW) is 100%, CPU usage is ~50%, my gpu is obviously not bottlenecked by my 955.
Sure it is bud.

And wow only uses 2 cores, so if your cpu is at 50% it's maxed out.



I've been running between 4.8Ghz and 5.3Ghz since January, I'll let you know when I see signs of degradation.
    
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Multiple folders reported degradation..They run their chip 24/7...It's not with WoW that you will hurt your chip, hell a dual core max that game.
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post #27 of 98
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Sure it is bud.

And wow only uses 2 cores, so if your cpu is at 50% it's maxed out.



I've been running between 4.8Ghz and 5.3Ghz since January, I'll let you know when I see signs of degradation.
Not getting into an OT debate here lol, but do you even know what bottlenecking is? if my gpu is being utilized at 100% of its capacity, then its not being bottlenecked, ie held back by the cpu
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Your gpu isn't at 100% always, don't lie.

Secondly there is no debate. I've had a 965 at 4.3Ghz and a 1090T at 4.5GHz and they both bottlenecked a single 470.
    
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post #29 of 98
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Your gpu isn't at 100% always, don't lie.

Secondly there is no debate. I've had a 965 at 4.3Ghz and a 1090T at 4.5GHz and they both bottlenecked a single 470.

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post #30 of 98
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The degradation bug is still around
If you mean the SETA II degradation, I thought that was fixed with the B3 MBs?
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