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benches are flawed..3820 is running 200 mhz higher :/
 
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

benches are flawed..3820 is running 200 mhz higher :/

this and is proving to OC like a beast thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

benches are flawed..3820 is running 200 mhz higher :/

Let's all petition Intel to Make all CPU's in the future run the exact same speed at stock clocks!

So No more Flaws will occur! Lol lmaosmiley.gif

Remember, No more Sandy Bridge (2500k-2700k) when Ivy comes next month.
Edited by Madclock - 3/2/12 at 6:34pm
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Not worth it if you have an i5 2500k oc already. Not for gaming anyway. For benchmarks and e-peens, sure. At least I have an upgrade path to it if it turns out to be uber awesome as my mobo is just a bios update away from full compatibility.

Keeping and eye on kepler as my rig doesn't have a gfx yet biggrin.gif
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Not worth it if you have an i5 2500k oc already. Not for gaming anyway. For benchmarks and e-peens, sure. At least I have an upgrade path to it if it turns out to be uber awesome as my mobo is just a bios update away from full compatibility.
Keeping and eye on kepler as my rig doesn't have a gfx yet biggrin.gif

Your motherboard is socket 1155 right? How would a bios update change the socket on your motherboard?
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