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post #21 of 38
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nice smile.gif then get an IB-E 8c/16t monster next year biggrin.gif

That's probably going to be massively expensive.
Edited by james_ant - 3/24/12 at 5:19pm
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post #22 of 38
in most games no difference, only in games like bf3 that use more then 4 cores would the sixcore win. even then, small difference
post #23 of 38
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in most games no difference, only in games like bf3 that use more then 4 cores would the sixcore win. even then, small difference

Remember, the 3820 has hyperthreading which means programs actually have 8 threads to work with which means the 6 core with 12 threads would be even more overkill for purely gaming.
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post #24 of 38
good point. in the end, either is overkill for even the best gpu and can max any game
post #25 of 38
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good point. in the end, either is overkill for even the best gpu and can max any game
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Remember, the 3820 has hyperthreading which means programs actually have 8 threads to work with which means the 6 core with 12 threads would be even more overkill for purely gaming.

awesome because fps and rts are what im planning on playing mainly. Will prob think on the upgrade when i start looking at a second gtx 680 and 3x 3d display or alike where i think the new IB-E will come into its own biggrin.gif
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post #26 of 38
I went 3930K to avoid BCLK overclocking. I'm shooting for max OC with EIST/C states and Dynamic VID enabled.

If you don't care about that stuff, and FPS is your main concern, 3820 is all you really need.
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post #27 of 38
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I went 3930K to avoid BCLK overclocking. I'm shooting for max OC with EIST/C states and Dynamic VID enabled.
If you don't care about that stuff, and FPS is your main concern, 3820 is all you really need.

The only thing there that don't work when BCLK OCing is DVID (Offset). Annoying that it don't but I only have to do 1.35v for 4.6GHz so I'll live lol.
     
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post #28 of 38
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awesome because fps and rts are what im planning on playing mainly. Will prob think on the upgrade when i start looking at a second gtx 680 and 3x 3d display or alike where i think the new IB-E will come into its own biggrin.gif

Ya, in a year or so when IB-E chips come out you can even upgrade to an 8 core cpu.
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post #29 of 38
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So I went with the 3820 and no regrets system is great and it gives me the excuse to upgrade to IB-E later! Check it out smile.gif
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post #30 of 38
Great choice OP, LGA 2011, 3820 now, IB-E down the road. thumb.gif
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