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from 930 to 970 woth the upgrade?

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So I have an offer for a 970 thats a pretty good deal. My question is, is it worth the upgrade from my 930? It's currently running at 4ghz ht on and max load temp is 64c under water. Aside from the obvious of getting 2 xtra cores what other upsides are there to the upgrade, how far would I be able to OC the 970 and still have decent temps? I do do a good deal of video encoding. Also how much would I be able to get for my 930?
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post #2 of 9
If you do Video Encoding and you are getting a good deal on it, go for it.
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post #4 of 9
How far it'll clock depends on the chip, but you should be able to equal the 930's clock speed. If I were you, I'd be holding on for s2011 myself.
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post #5 of 9
I went from a 920 D0 to this 970 and i love it. it has lower temps, lower volts and for video encoding it is awsome with the extra threads.
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post #6 of 9
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So I pulled the trigger will have it by tuesday.
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post #7 of 9
And it's 32nm so less heat so it should be fine.
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post #8 of 9
Definitely worth the upgrade!
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post #9 of 9
yea worth it if you got it for like $200 or $300, not a bad upgrade to hold you over for a while.
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