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So I have decided to go with a 2011 3930k instead of waiting for the 1155 Ivy on my first build. The reason is I want more features up front and Ivy Bridge E will take a while to get to the market.
I realize that I can change out the 3930k with an Ivy Bridge E, but,,,

Since they are making a specific chipset in the upcoming months for Ivy bridge 1155 here http://guru3d.com/news/intel-7series-ivy-bridge-chipsets-details/ ; Will they be making a new chipset for 2011 Ivy E?

This means I would have to change mobo and CPU if the features of the new chipset are worth it. mad.gif
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Well from what I understand the new IB chipsets that will be coming out within the next couple months will have native USB 3.0 support and support PCIe 3.0 which make it a very good time to upgrade.

Really there is no way to tell what the new IB-E chipsests will add to the features list until that time gets closer. Or even if there will be a new chipset at all. Since many of the new features on IB right now are basically supporting faster data speeds of USB and PCIe, I think it will be safe to say that they IB-E motherboards will probably have MORE of them, but not actually provide anything that is groundbreakingly faster (other than the CPU of course).

For example, IB will support 1 x16 PCIe 3.0 or 2 x8 PCIe 3.0 with 4 USB 3.0 ports on the 2 highest end chipsets. When IB-E comes out it may have support for 2x16 PCIe lanes and have more than 4 USB 3.0 ports.


Hope this helps or is the answer you were looking for. I had a little trouble getting exactly what you were asking in the OP. smile.gif
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Well from what I understand the new IB chipsets that will be coming out within the next couple months will have native USB 3.0 support and support PCIe 3.0 which make it a very good time to upgrade.
Really there is no way to tell what the new IB-E chipsests will add to the features list until that time gets closer. Or even if there will be a new chipset at all. Since many of the new features on IB right now are basically supporting faster data speeds of USB and PCIe, I think it will be safe to say that they IB-E motherboards will probably have MORE of them, but not actually provide anything that is groundbreakingly faster (other than the CPU of course).
For example, IB will support 1 x16 PCIe 3.0 or 2 x8 PCIe 3.0 with 4 USB 3.0 ports on the 2 highest end chipsets. When IB-E comes out it may have support for 2x16 PCIe lanes and have more than 4 USB 3.0 ports.
Hope this helps or is the answer you were looking for. I had a little trouble getting exactly what you were asking in the OP. smile.gif

That is exactly what I was asking and thank you soo much. I was still researching and couldn't find the answer.
Thank you biggrin.gif
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