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post #11 of 37
your board might support ivy with a bios update like pioneer said above
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post #12 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by mybadomen View Post
Kinda hard to ignore the fact i cant run ivy bridge in high end motherboard.Unless i buy the same board again with the upgrade for another 300.
Realisticlly you should not buy ivy anyway. Its a waste of money, why buy a new cpu for hundreds of $ when you will only see a 20% increase max? Dont worry about it, most people do not upgrade every gen, or even every other gen.

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post #13 of 37
I'm not feeling the pain as I do not care. besides, your current board will still last you a good year as there are no Intel CPU's that support the 3.0 yet and there are no GPU's with 3.0 yet.
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Originally Posted by That Guy View Post
Yes, you are the only one.

You must be new to PC building...

EDIT: This is more of a Rant than anything.

EDIT 2: You also bought it 5 months ago, if you sig rig name serves right with the name it has. A LOT can change in that time.
i have been building High end Pcs for a long long time so no i am not new to it.But it just seemed a little fast this time .
   
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post #15 of 37
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
You do realize that most B3 boards will support Ivy Bridge anyway, right?

Your current board will more than likely support it fine with a BIOS update. Mine does.
sweet news and from what i understand we just wont get the 3.0 pcixpress but we will run at 2.1 i believe.Unless thats a hardware end issue.But im sure i will be buying new cards by then anyway.
   
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post #16 of 37
You just wont get PCI-3 3.0, but does it really matter? Current cards aint even maxing out PCI-e 3.0, unless some new tech on the newer cards make use of that much bandwidth, you will be safe with a 2500k and your non-Gen3 mobo. But Gen3 mobos should and are expected to be compatible with IB.
    
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post #17 of 37
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whew at least this is a good feeling.

Intel finally came to its senses to use the same socket and make the 22nm Ivy Bridge pin and software compatible to Sandy Bridge x67 boards, and this happens to be the chipset that is affected with a huge embarrassment and SATA 2 recall bug. Now that is ironic.

The big news that P67 and H67 boards will support Ivy Bridge 22nm processors after BIOS and firmware updates is not as cool as it would have been if Intel didn’t mess these chipsets up.

Still there is a hope, as of April all boards powered with H67 and P67 will be bug free and with a BIOS update, they will be able to support Ivy Bridge 22nm processors. So once you get a functional bug free P67 or H67, you can expect to be able to plug Ivy into it and after new BIOS flash, they should just work.

This is what Intel told its various partners and this is the plan for now, but this bug can change a lot of minds and can affect just about any decision.

Intel also told to its special few that Ivy Bridge on Sugar Bay (6 series ) based platforms will require firmware and BIOS update and it also tells them that Q65, Q67 and B65 cheaper chipsets, won't support Ivy Bridge.

As we said, irony. Intel finally makes a good move and decides to keep the same socket and motherboards compatible with the future 22nm processors, only to have the platform affected by its biggest chipset recall in years.
   
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post #18 of 37
So basically you threw a tantrum for no reason?
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Happens to everyone, man. Don't let it get you down. On the bright side, progress just keeps marching forward. Something to look forward to down the road.
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I'm not, I mean if you bothered to read up on upcoming features you could have seen that yours lacked these features. It's only a matter of time before they replace the USB, PCI-E and CPU Sockets on high end Motherboards.

You purchased your rig knowing the motherboard didn't support Ivy Bridge, so I assume you weren't planning to go down that route. Why does it concern you now?
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