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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  
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Yea, sorry, that's what I meant. I'm thinking of running without the IHS. I think it looks nice, but that's probably after the tuning plan is expired or I used it.
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post #2553 of 7362
Quote:
Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

some people run them with out the IHS
and no, its replacing the TIM. not the IHS

Running without the IHS could be rather dangerous considering the force exerted on the small surface area of the processor core. I had an old Athlon CPU chip at the corner because the cooler had shifted a bit when I moved the case. Thankfully it didn't affect operation but I would much rather have a heatspreader in place to prevent such an occurrence, which the Athlon's didn't. Now AMD smartly caps them.
post #2554 of 7362
Yeah, I agree. If you want to get a thermal edge you can lap your IHS and then replace the TIM with some extreme TIM and then use indigo extreme as a TIm for the transition from the IHS to your heatsink.
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post #2555 of 7362
good idea. still doesnt answer my question. I saw posts about max overclocks decreasing on extreme cooling solutions when delidded in ANY manner. whether it is replacing TIM or running without an IHS
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I might just use that Coolaboratory paste. Looks interesting and performs well.
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Hey guys, do you guys think I should return my 3570k and go for the 3770k? The 3770k is $120 more so I'm not sure if I should go for it.
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Hey guys, do you guys think I should return my 3570k and go for the 3770k? The 3770k is $120 more so I'm not sure if I should go for it.

what do you do with your computer?
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Quote:
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Hey guys, do you guys think I should return my 3570k and go for the 3770k? The 3770k is $120 more so I'm not sure if I should go for it.
If you aren't going to utilize HyperThreading, then it isn't worth the trouble of returning your i5 and buying an i7.
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Play games and sometimes I do some folding here and there, but mostly gaming. Only reason why I'm contemplating is because they say the 3770k can run a high OC. And that the 3570k is barely a better CPU than the 2500k.
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