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  • 66% (8)
    I own SBe
  • 33% (4)
    I do not own SBe
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post #1 of 6
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I want to see how many people own SBe, as it seems like there are very few number of us.
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Some are waiting on this: The Fix
Others are waiting on Ivy Bridge, or at least better revisions of the SB-E than C1 that are even more efficient and even more overclockable.
Some, like me, are simply waiting for the price for boards and chips to plummet after 1 and 2.
Edited by compmaster - 12/24/11 at 12:08am
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post #3 of 6
not to get this thread derailed...but i'd just like to say that SB-E doesn't seem to be very practical right now. a 2500k/2600k is more than enough for gaming, which is what most people here seem to use their computers for. anyways i've seen quite a few early-adopters in the Asus x79 owners thread.
post #4 of 6
Bought a RIVE and a 3930K about two weeks back. Putting the build together later today smile.gif

So yeah SB-E here. I've also noticed that there are not so many owners on OCN. But on the other hand, I think that there are actually more people going for SB-E than guys who bought into i7 970-990X. Or at least the amount of SB-E owners is increasing more rapidly than gulftown owners' did.
 
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post #5 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by naizarak View Post

not to get this ... i'd just like to say that SB-E doesn't seem to be very practical right now. a 2500k/2600k is more than enough for gaming

Some of us just like to be eccentric! biggrin.gif
But also, true facts. The biggest improvements will come with Ivy Bridge.
22nm 3D transistors baybeeeeee!
Get stoked!
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by compmaster View Post

Some are waiting on this: The Fix
Others are waiting on Ivy Bridge, or at least better revisions of the SB-E than C1 that are even more efficient and overclockable.
Some, like me, are simply waiting for the price for boards and chips to plummet after 1 and 2.

It is pretty overclockable, problem atm is the vrm cooling on almost all boards just sucks..... ive been trying to figure out yesterday why it keeps throttling the clocks down and today i just touch my vrm heatsink. It must have been like 80c on that thing cause it burned my finger, put a crappy 90cm coolermaster fan on it atm and no more throttling! And its only clock at 4.6ghz not even that high of a clock and vrm isnt even set to xtreme redface.gif

EK stated that it will make a uni vrm block for the gigabyte after the full block for ud7 so there is hope thumb.gif
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