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Currently I have an i7 930 at 4.45 under water. I found a good deal on a 960 and just want to know if it would be an upgrade?
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whats the good deal?
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post #3 of 20
Not really. I'd keep the one you got if it clocks good. Your milage may vary with the 960. Are you talking about the $180 960 at Microcenter?
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post #4 of 20
Nope.
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post #5 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by joetemp75 View Post
Currently I have an i7 930 at 4.45 under water. I found a good deal on a 960 and just want to know if it would be an upgrade?
Only if you think you can beat 4.45 and need to do so. 960 is still quadcore right?
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post #6 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by breenemeister View Post
Only if you think you can beat 4.45 and need to do so. 960 is still quadcore right?
960 = 4 cores
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post #7 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Nope.
Just to reiterate:

Nope.

Plus when playing/planning on over 4 there's probably a good chance that chip might not even match your current one.
Edited by Fletcherea - 6/12/11 at 1:58pm
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post #8 of 20
Nope chances are that 960 wont OC any higher than your 930
    
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post #9 of 20
I upgraded only because I got the 960 for free...I couldn't tell you about overclocking differences because I never overclocked the 930...and I have only tinkered with oc the 960....head to head I must say that I really saw no difference...I would just keep the 930 if I were you...
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post #10 of 20
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Yea thats what I thought I was just wondering about the higher multi and maybe a lower base clock. I guess I will just stick to my 930. Thanks
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