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Poll Results: Which Ivy Bridge CPU did you buy?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 50% of voters (692)
    i5 3570k
  • 43% of voters (586)
    i7 3770k
  • 6% of voters (91)
    Other
1362 Total Votes  
post #1041 of 7362
well, tomorrow finally I'll get my mobo(asrock professional Z77) & CPU. Currently I have 2 Evga gtx 680 , my old CPU (fx-8120) it was holding back a lot of performance, My question is do I need the 3570k or the 3770k to take out the maximum performance of the gtx 680 sli ? keep it in mind this rig is only for game. thanks
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post #1042 of 7362
Quote:
Originally Posted by furyn9 View Post

well, tomorrow finally I'll get my mobo(asrock professional Z77) & CPU. Currently I have 2 Evga gtx 680 , my old CPU (fx-8120) it was holding back a lot of performance, My question is do I need the 3570k or the 3770k to take out the maximum performance of the gtx 680 sli ? keep it in mind this rig is only for game. thanks

well, if you had spent that much money on a rig already, might as well go with the 3770k...only an extra $100!!!
FYI i switched from AMD to Intel earlier this year, most amazing difference i have ever seen!!! you will not be let down trust me!
post #1043 of 7362
The more posts I read, the happier I am with my chip...

Still holding strong @ 4.7GHz with 1.33v in BIOS, 1.5 PLL, Temps peak to 84 on one core during certain FFTs in Prime blend...
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post #1044 of 7362
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Originally Posted by combateng View Post

well, if you had spent that much money on a rig already, might as well go with the 3770k...only an extra $100!!!
FYI i switched from AMD to Intel earlier this year, most amazing difference i have ever seen!!! you will not be let down trust me!
with the 3570K I will get $50 off in the mobo , I will save $150, but I want to be sure that the 3570k can handle really good the 680s , I really dont wanna have the same issue that I just had with the FX smile.gif
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post #1045 of 7362
3770k
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post #1046 of 7362
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Originally Posted by furyn9 View Post

with the 3570K I will get $50 off in the mobo , I will save $150, but I want to be sure that the 3570k can handle really good the 680s , I really dont wanna have the same issue that I just had with the FX smile.gif

Unless you are doing synthetic benchmarks where the scores are increased with i7 cpus I don't think the i7 makes much of a difference in real world game play. I think the i5-3570k will work out great with GTX 680.

Using the $150 extra money to pay got GTX 680 is more wiser IMO.
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post #1047 of 7362
Ah damn son, unlucky. My temps fall just short of 90C when stressing, in real world stuff mostly under 70C though.
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post #1048 of 7362
Thought I'd see how HWMonitor reports temps. As you can see it gives quite different results to Core Temp (Aida64 and Core Temp report the same)

Idle
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post #1049 of 7362
Quote:
Originally Posted by tw33k View Post

Thought I'd see how HWMonitor reports temps. As you can see it gives quite different results to Core Temp (Aida64 and Core Temp report the same)
Idle Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
592
Load Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
465

interesting, who to trust? I've always used hwmonitor (mostly because I can see the gpu temp also) but I've also only ever monitored AMD processors.
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post #1050 of 7362
I think to be safe I'm going to use HWMonitor from now on. I tried for a while today to get to 4.8GHz but the PC wouldn't boot into Windows no matter what I tried (the logo loaded then it hung every time) I pushed the voltage as high as 1.36 and tried every LLC option but couldn't do it. If it needs more voltage than that then I don't think it's worth it. There's still a lot of settings I'm unsure of so maybe I'm missing something.
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