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Originally Posted by UltraVolta425 View Post

Meh, they still have like 2 weeks till it comes out which means they still have two weeks to fix anything that needs to be fixed.
If not, they'll delay the launch date.
I mean, they're skilled enough to know they can't deliver a product that burns up to 100°C when you overclock it...

2 weeks isn't even enough to fix a typo in retail packaging if they had one. Getting the CPUs to scale better with volts and to run cooler would need a new stepping which would take many months and even then better results aren't guaranteed. Launch isn't going to be delayed since IB CPUs are perfectly fine and ready to run at the specs that they have been rated to run at.

We're actually lucky that intel even cares about OCers enough to release unlocked CPUs. They know there's nothing wrong in releasing a product that some air coolers and watercoolers can't keep under 100C @ 4.8GHz+. These CPUs will still clock really well. Now if you want higher clocks and lower temps buy into phase change cooling, TECs, use a water chiller etc.
Edited by Alatar - 4/17/12 at 11:27am
 
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post #132 of 183
I will be getting ivy bridge for the sake of PCI E 3. Will be pairing it with either a HD 7870 or a stock HD 7950.

Any good motherboards to go with the i5 3570k?
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Er... Right, that's exactly what is being said. The GTX 680 is a PCI-E 3.0 card.
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post #134 of 183
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I will be getting ivy bridge for the sake of PCI E 3. Will be pairing it with either a HD 7870 or a stock HD 7950.
Any good motherboards to go with the i5 3570k?

You dont need pcie 3.0 as an excuse to upgrade to IB, your sig rig enough is a reason tongue.gif. The pcie 3.0 lanes won't make much of a difference for single gpu tongue.gif

I would vote gor any asus gene variant as a MB, but any quality brand will be fine.
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Hopefully they can fix this with new stepping.
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post #136 of 183
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You dont need pcie 3.0 as an excuse to upgrade to IB, your sig rig enough is a reason tongue.gif. The pcie 3.0 lanes won't make much of a difference for single gpu tongue.gif
I would vote gor any asus gene variant as a MB, but any quality brand will be fine.

They do make a difference. The problem is that the bandwidth increases as resolution increases. You are not going to run 3 x 1440p screens with one card. Also Even 8x PCI-E 2.0 will be enough for GTX680 up to 2560 x 1600. Its when you go over you need more.
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post #137 of 183
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They do make a difference. The problem is that the bandwidth increases as resolution increases. You are not going to run 3 x 1440p screens with one card. Also Even 8x PCI-E 2.0 will be enough for GTX680 up to 2560 x 1600. Its when you go over you need more.

o.0?

hence: wont make much of a difference on a single gpu.

Do they make monitors larger than 1600p that are feasible for your average high-end joe to afford?

where did we disagree?
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post #138 of 183
I will most likely go crossfire in the future. And I don't want any expensive boards. Something in the range of about an ASrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3.
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You dont need pcie 3.0 as an excuse to upgrade to IB, your sig rig enough is a reason . The pcie 3.0 lanes won't make much of a difference for single gpu

Yeah I need to upgrade frown.gif
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o.0?
hence: wont make much of a difference on a single gpu.
Do they make monitors larger than 1600p that are feasible for your average high-end joe to afford?
where did we disagree?

Just saying that it has nothing to do with Single or Dual GPU but resolution itself.
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Just saying that it has nothing to do with Single or Dual GPU but resolution itself.

Thank you for the clarification smile.gif
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