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2500k now then ivy bridge 4500k
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is this very fake????

http://lenzfire.com/2011/07/ivy-brid...ce-comparison/
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Originally Posted by Realityntatt View Post
I expect it is. Ivy Bridge uses tri-gate transistors which are up to 37% faster and use up to 50% less power. Even if we ignore the faster speeds, Ivy Bridge should use significantly less power than SB since it's both 22nm and uses tri-gate transistors. Even if it's real, it's a pre-production chip on a motherboard that does not fully support it yet. Article is useless.
Edited by nezzarix - 8/10/11 at 11:39am
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Those are real
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Those are real
It's just a tock.. Die shrink and some more cores. The bulk of the architecture is SB. They may be able to go faster. It'll be fun to find out!
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Go for the 2500K if all you do is game and don't mind not having the best of the best for just having the best. The 2500K will be sufficient for any gaming needs for the next few years. Ivy Bridge is just another stab at AMD by Intel, not going to be revolutionary.
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Originally Posted by SkullTrail View Post
Go for the 2500K if all you do is game and don't mind not having the best of the best for just having the best. The 2500K will be sufficient for any gaming needs for the next few years. Ivy Bridge is just another stab at AMD by Intel, not going to be revolutionary.
Amd can't even beat bloomfield let alone sandy bridge or ivy bridge
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Just installed the Gigabyte Z68 and i5 2500k last night with the new cooler, only pushed it to 4.4 GHZ since I was brain dead by the time I was done. Hoping to keep pumping it up though when I get home tonight, loving it already!
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