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Is there any chance that it'd be worth "upgrading" to a 3770K from an 8120? I mean, I'm more than comfortably with my cpu for the next couple of years, but the P8Z77 Deluxe just looks so damn sexy... especially combined with these.. And if Ivy Bridge had 15 to 20 fps better, than I guess it'd be a decent upgrade.
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^^^ this .. rolleyes.gif ..
as far as i know IB is coming to my house ..biggrin.gif
16 Gb 2800 RAM @4.8 on AIR doesn't look to bad ..lol
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I am not an OCer but that looks pretty good, doesn't it? It's better than what was shown earlier.
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You are correct. Intel only needs weeks to develop a brand new architecture. You're a wise man! thumb.gif

Nehalem arch started development when Pentium 4 was out
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Bring on Haswell IVY is not an upgrade

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Nehalem arch started development when Pentium 4 was out

I believe he was being facetious.
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unless you absolutely just waited and didn't get sandy there is no reason to get ivy. seeing this I'm eyeing a nice x79 board and a 3820 and see what new 2011 cpu's come out.
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Bring on Haswell IVY is not an upgrade

Well for you it might not be, but for other (including me) it is definitely an upgrade.
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It may be able to handle more volts, but the fact that the cores are denser means that in theory, the same voltages will result in higher core temperatures. This is why the IB chips overclock so well on sub-zero, but pretty average on air and water.

how many SB owners run 4.9+ 24/7 and how high they will OC their chip ?...my ex-2500K was good for x54 (wall) but was @4.7 24/7 (this is very good clock for most and you absolutely don't need more)
now we have IB and from the looks of it any IB chip will do 4.5 no sweat whatsoever (4.5+6%=4.77),will OC 6.0+(any will=> unlike SB),higher RAM frequency,PCI-E 3.0,etc
bottom line is if you into overclocking/benching this is the chip to get ..if you worry about the temps there is already offering from Intel called SB
    
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So I don't get it... Is the IB will be released at the end of this month? I am running super old pc based on athlon64 6500 with 9800GT... and I can't wait anymore, I want to build new rig!!! Is it worth of waiting to get better cpu or waiting of better prices on current i-series or just to build right now. Any suggestions? TNX!
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So I don't get it... Is the IB will be released at the end of this month? Is it worth of waiting? I am running super old pc based on athlon64 6500 with 9800GT... and I can't wait anymore, I want to build new rig!!! Any suggestion? tnx!

My suggestion is to slap the big turbo you have into the athlon 64. put the smaller turbo on the 9800GT biggrin.gif
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