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For gaming you really don't need anything more then your 2700k tongue.gif

perhaps, but i plan on going back to eyefinity and want to run quad gpus so X79 would be better for that

Ahh yeah. SB isn't too great with quad gpus tongue.gif
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For gaming you really don't need anything more then your 2700k tongue.gif

Not many people build the rigs on here for need, but for want and flash, you gotta know that lol smile.gif
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Ahh yeah. SB isn't too great with quad gpus tongue.gif

and i totally understand i dont need 2P for gaming but if i did go that route (say if i wanted to fold in my spare time) i wouldnt want to give up any gaming performance and i imagine due to games not using that many threads and the 2P system would have lower clocks, i would give up gaming performance
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I am glad evga has decided to release the SRx, as I am building a server rig and did not want to go with a lesser SR-2 setup.

On the issue of the Xeons, I have been running one of the ES versions of the 2687W for the last three months, running 107 blck/3.530 with only h70 to cool, and temp is 50-57c with prime loading of all 16 threads, and only 1.18v. With a TDP of 150w, I will let you draw your own conclusions as to how much headroom this chip has if unleashed either through turbo or unlocked multi

Side note, when loading all 8 cores HT enabled cinebench 11.5 is 12.2 multi and 1.31 single. CPU will only run 30x, resulting 3.21.

I'm no expert when it comes to cpus, but seems to me this chip has a lot more potential, and that retail version will probably (I hope at least) provide a 3.8 turbo setting. Not so concerned about lack of unlocked multi, but would like to be able to use a 125 strap. Two of these beasts combined, at 4.0 would satisfy the most demanding multi threaded app, IMO.
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For gaming you really don't need anything more then your 2700k tongue.gif

Not many people build the rigs on here for need, but for want and flash, you gotta know that lol smile.gif

Oh I'm well aware of that lol. I have a 4P sitting on my desk just for F@h. After doing a whole 3930k/7970 build myself I just don't believe it's a worthy chipset. You pay a lot more for those extra 2 cores, especially considering for games you could pick up an X58 chip and board to run quad sli. Then on the "pure power side" it cost me more then my 4P did which has A LOT more power then SB-E. Heh.

Just my 2cents.gif on sb-e.
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and i totally understand i dont need 2P for gaming but if i did go that route (say if i wanted to fold in my spare time) i wouldnt want to give up any gaming performance and i imagine due to games not using that many threads and the 2P system would have lower clocks, i would give up gaming performance

Bleh. Like I said above, after doing an X79 build I found it much more worth it to do two separate builds. The X79 chipset is overkill for gaming but insufficient with things like folding. I owned a 3930k/rive/7970 for about a week before I tore it apart and built a 4P. And I'm just about done with my X58 setup for games and such.

Lastly, I like everyone else who has responded here, would love to pick an SR-X. But again, it just is not worth the cash. A fully pimped out SR-X ($5000+) would get as much my $3000 4P in terms of folding points per day. And it'd game... but it might not be that awesome as there isn't any games and won't be for a while that supports 16 cores/32 threads. The low clock speed might be kind of a hindrance...
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Oh I'm well aware of that lol. I have a 4P sitting on my desk just for F@h. After doing a whole 3930k/7970 build myself I just don't believe it's a worthy chipset. You pay a lot more for those extra 2 cores, especially considering for games you could pick up an X58 chip and board to run quad sli. Then on the "pure power side" it cost me more then my 4P did which has A LOT more power then SB-E. Heh.
Just my 2cents.gif on sb-e.
Bleh. Like I said above, after doing an X79 build I found it much more worth it to do two separate builds. The X79 chipset is overkill for gaming but insufficient with things like folding. I owned a 3930k/rive/7970 for about a week before I tore it apart and built a 4P. And I'm just about done with my X58 setup for games and such.

yeah but like you said Z68 isnt sufficient for Quad GPUs, so other than X79 what else is my best bet?
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I am glad evga has decided to release the SRx, as I am building a server rig and did not want to go with a lesser SR-2 setup.
On the issue of the Xeons, I have been running one of the ES versions of the 2687W for the last three months, running 107 blck/3.530 with only h70 to cool, and temp is 50-57c with prime loading of all 16 threads, and only 1.18v. With a TDP of 150w, I will let you draw your own conclusions as to how much headroom this chip has if unleashed either through turbo or unlocked multi
Side note, when loading all 8 cores HT enabled cinebench 11.5 is 12.2 multi and 1.31 single. CPU will only run 30x, resulting 3.21.
I'm no expert when it comes to cpus, but seems to me this chip has a lot more potential, and that retail version will probably (I hope at least) provide a 3.8 turbo setting. Not so concerned about lack of unlocked multi, but would like to be able to use a 125 strap. Two of these beasts combined, at 4.0 would satisfy the most demanding multi threaded app, IMO.

Thanks for the info. 4ghz on an SR-X would be sweet, but it might be just out of reach.
    
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yeah but like you said Z68 isnt sufficient for Quad GPUs, so other than X79 what else is my best bet?

X58 honestly. In the end it's all about what kind of money you have to blow. You will see better frame rates with X79 but is it worth the $500 premium?

It also depends on how big you're going in terms of resolution. I mean the 2600k games better then a 950 but the SB platform doesn't like quadfire that much. So if you're gaming at 1600p or below then SB would probably be your best bet. However once you start doing eyefinity then a nicely clocked X58 chip will be better as quad sli is more "supported" on that platform.

Again it's all about what you're willing to pay. I'm not saying the X58 is a better gaming platform then X79, is just is the more "logical one" if you're limited on your budget. If you have cash to burn then may as well go X79.
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X58 honestly. In the end it's all about what kind of money you have to blow. You will see better frame rates with X79 but is it worth the $500 premium?
It also depends on how big you're going in terms of resolution. I mean the 2600k games better then a 950 but the SB platform doesn't like quadfire that much. So if you're gaming at 1600p or below then SB would probably be your best bet. However once you start doing eyefinity then a nicely clocked X58 chip will be better as quad sli is more "supported" on that platform.
Again it's all about what you're willing to pay. I'm not saying the X58 is a better gaming platform then X79, is just is the more "logical one" if you're limited on your budget. If you have cash to burn then may as well go X79.

i actually had a 970 and RIIIE previously lol.

I will be moving back to eyefinity though, thus the gpu increase
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X58 honestly. In the end it's all about what kind of money you have to blow. You will see better frame rates with X79 but is it worth the $500 premium?
It also depends on how big you're going in terms of resolution. I mean the 2600k games better then a 950 but the SB platform doesn't like quadfire that much. So if you're gaming at 1600p or below then SB would probably be your best bet. However once you start doing eyefinity then a nicely clocked X58 chip will be better as quad sli is more "supported" on that platform.
Again it's all about what you're willing to pay. I'm not saying the X58 is a better gaming platform then X79, is just is the more "logical one" if you're limited on your budget. If you have cash to burn then may as well go X79.

i actually had a 970 and RIIIE previously lol.

I will be moving back to eyefinity though, thus the gpu increase

Lol tongue.gif

Well just list out your priorities and act accordingly. All the chipsets are good for their own individual things. Just need to figure out what is most important to you thumb.gif
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XForma MBX MKII
(18 items)
 
 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Intel Xeon E5-2670 V4 Intel Xeon E5-2670 V4 Asus Z10PE-D8 WS Nvidia Titan X 
GraphicsGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Nvidia Titan X Nvidia Titan X Nvidia Titan X 128GB of Kingston DDR4 ECC 2133Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Intel 750 NVME 1.2TB U.2 Intel 750 NVME 1.2TB AIC Intel 750 NVME 1.2TB AIC Intel 750 NVME 1.2TB AIC 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK Water Blocks Windows 10 Pro Dell UP2715K Cherry MX 6.0 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair AX1500i Case Labs S8 Logitech MX Master Pioneer SE-L40 
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Intel 5960X Asus Rampage V Extreme Nvidia Titan X Nvidia Titan X 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Nvidia Titan X Corsair Dominator Platinum 4x8GB 2400Mhz (2) Intel 530 180GB (2) HGST 4TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Blu-Ray Slot Load EK Water Blocks Liquid Cooling Windows 8.1 Dell UP2715K 
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Ducky OCN Blues Seasonic 1200W Platinum XForma MBX MKII TBD 
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