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is the ivy bridge really no good compared to the Sandybridge? I have an i5 2500k and was wondering this myself. Im guessing its not worth it. Best to skip Ivy and wait for next gen, atleast it saves us all money and we have had loads of use out of sandybridge already! Got to feel sorry for those who were holding off sandy for Ivy...they could have just had awsome performance from the beginning rolleyes.gif

The general consensus is that they run about 20c hotter on the same overclock vs sandy when they start pushing 5 ghz. So that really limits your ceiling on how high you can go.
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is the ivy bridge really no good compared to the Sandybridge? I have an i5 2500k and was wondering this myself. Im guessing its not worth it. Best to skip Ivy and wait for next gen, atleast it saves us all money and we have had loads of use out of sandybridge already! Got to feel sorry for those who were holding off sandy for Ivy...they could have just had awsome performance from the beginning rolleyes.gif

The 32nm must be the right size die. I waited for Ivy, and will be fine until IBE.

On topic, I say go for the Rasa. From there you can upgrade as needed. Great for starting out.
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I use 2 AP-15's with my H100, the stock fans are too loud. I can run my AP-15's at 100% and they are quiet.
My idle temps at 4.8ghz are about 26c across all cores and 58c under load in intel burn in. Its a great cooler! I need 1.392v - 1.408v under load for 4.8ghz stable but i think thats my chip. 4.6ghz vs 4.8ghz no difference in performance really but nice to do it anyway

You would crap you pants if I showed you the chip I overclocked last night

BEST 2500K ever seen out of many and these temps are on a Hyper 212+ 1.216v LOAD biggrin.gif
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Hambone thanks for helping me out with my overclock. Will post results when it's all done
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You would crap you pants if I showed you the chip I overclocked last night
BEST 2500K ever seen out of many and these temps are on a Hyper 212+
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Sorry but I call BS... out of hundreds of entries, the lowest recorded voltage @ 4.8GHz 12 hour prime run in the Sandy Stable Thread is 1.304v. You are getting a false reading or something on Vcore. Using a gigabyte board by chance?
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Sorry but I call BS... out of hundreds of entries, the lowest recorded voltage @ 4.8GHz 12 hour prime run in the Sandy Stable Thread is 1.304v. You are getting a false reading or something on Vcore. Using a gigabyte board by chance?

Then you need to never worry about commenting on anything I say. I've never BSed anyone on OCN and never will. Why would I lie. I didn't post up anything yet about 12hrs of prime did I? If you check that sheet in Our club, you will see my chip on there at 5ghz 1.392v load at 15hrs of prime and max core temp of 58c, over 15hrs and not just the 12 like the rest. I don't BS anyone! I also DON'T help anyone that will just come out and call me a BSer. Have a nice day.

Ask many people around here and they will tell you the same.

No I'm not using a giga board. That's on a z68 Pro Gen3. I use asus for all my builds.
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If you need HT its not a bad upgrade. Also You cant really decide unless you know the MAX OC for both CPUs.
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Then you need to never worry about commenting on anything I say. I've never BSed anyone on OCN and never will. Why would I lie. I didn't post up anything yet about 12hrs of prime did I? If you check that sheet in Our club, you will see my chip on there at 5ghz 1.392v load at 15hrs of prime and max core temp of 58c, over 15hrs and not just the 12 like the rest. I don't BS anyone! I also DON'T help anyone that will just come out and call me a BSer. Have a nice day.
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No I'm not using a giga board. That's on a z68 Pro Gen3. I use asus for all my builds.

Not saying you are BS'ing for attention or for the heck of it, I'm saying something is BS (as in not right). It's just very hard to believe you are almost 100 millivolts lower than the lowest recorded stable 4.8. So I say something is broken/misreading or you have the single best overclocking CPU ever.
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