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Originally Posted by psyside View Post
How much was your 980x oc?
4.65ghz

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How do you guys think Ivy Bridge will compare to Sandy Bridge-E? Basically, how would Ivy Bridge's version of the 2500K and 2600K compare to the 3930K?
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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by Hambone07si View Post
4.65ghz

Wow that much difference from already huge cpu oc, nice to know
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post #14 of 20
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Originally Posted by Sprkd1 View Post
How do you guys think Ivy Bridge will compare to Sandy Bridge-E? Basically, how would Ivy Bridge's version of the 2500K and 2600K compare to the 3930K?
What I said was in comparison to Sandy-Bridge:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...l#post15518782
 
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post
What I said was in comparison to Sandy-Bridge:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...l#post15518782
But that was comparing Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge. I am talking about comparing Ivy Bridge to Sandy Bridge-E.
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SB-E would still be faster with more extensive OC headroom and features of fine tuning. Just my 2cents. Otherwise there are no reason to release SB-E and X CPUs are those costs.
 
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Btw, 2011 isn't driven for gaming, it's useless to compare it vs SB.
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post #19 of 20
Thread Starter 
Will a 3930K be more "future-proof" than a 2500K or 2600K (and the Ivy Bridge equivalents) since it is a 6-core CPU (talking about gaming)? I usually don't upgrade for at least 4-5 years and so I usually try to buy the best that is available at the time.

I'm thinking a 3930K + two GTX 680s or HD 7970s. Or, should I just save money and go with Ivy Bridge (which means a 4-core CPU)?
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post #20 of 20
6 core CPU for you my friend. If your serious about upgrading every 4-5 years.
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