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A few weeks old, but I'll have my hands on an i7 2700k and a i7 3770k tomorrow.

I'll be keeping one, selling the other.

The board will be the Z77 Asus sabertooth - which would you keep and why?

Know that I can sell the 3770k for alot more than the 2700k and make a profit. I can't do vice versa though.

Running a GTX 295 at the moment, but will upgrade within the next month or two to a 680 gtx...
 
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post #12 of 15
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A few weeks old, but I'll have my hands on an i7 2700k and a i7 3770k tomorrow.

I'll be keeping one, selling the other.

The board will be the Z77 Asus sabertooth - which would you keep and why?

Easy: keep the one that overclocks better.

If your 3770K only does 4.6-4.7 GHz stable, and your 2700K does 5 GHz stable, then the 2700K will be faster.
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post #13 of 15
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Easy: keep the one that overclocks better.
If your 3770K only does 4.6-4.7 GHz stable, and your 2700K does 5 GHz stable, then the 2700K will be faster.

My i7 3770K at 4.7GHz beats my i7 2600K at 5.0GHz in just about every benchmark ive ran thumb.gif
For me in 3dmark 11 the 4.7GHz 3770K is every close to my 2600K at 5.1GHz! Just because SB overclocks to higher numbers doesn't mean it will be faster wink.gif
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post

Easy: keep the one that overclocks better.
If your 3770K only does 4.6-4.7 GHz stable, and your 2700K does 5 GHz stable, then the 2700K will be faster.

My i7 3770K at 4.7GHz beats my i7 2600K at 5.0GHz in just about every benchmark ive ran thumb.gif
For me in 3dmark 11 the 4.7GHz 3770K is every close to my 2600K at 5.1GHz! Just because SB overclocks to higher numbers doesn't mean it will be faster wink.gif

Did you even read what I posted?

I didn't say that SB is faster simply because it overclocks better; this is obviously not true, since IB has a ~5-6% IPC advantage on average. I said that given a ~300-400 MHz advantage in clock speed, SB WILL be faster than IB. And given that IB tends to run very hot once pushed beyond ~4.6-4.7 GHz, chances are that a SB 2600/2700K @ >5 GHz will be at least as fast.

What CPU (physics) score do you get in 3DMark11? My 2700K @ 4.8 GHz gets 11628, but it can run at up to 5.3 GHz in benchmarks, which means it's capable of 10% more than this score at a max overclock.

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Yeah, I have both, and have the h100....tonight will be a long night biggrin.gif
 
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