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Poll Results: Should I get a 2500K or 3570K?

 
  • 44% (64)
    2500K
  • 51% (74)
    3570K
  • 3% (5)
    Something else (explain in the comments below)
143 Total Votes  
post #91 of 176
Has anyone actually tried to replace the cooling paste on the heat spreader like suggested on this japanese site:http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fpc.watch.impress.co.jp%2Fdocs%2Fcolumn%2Fsebuncha%2F20120511_532119.html&act=url.

I have not seen anything about people seeing this other than on two Dutch sites.
post #92 of 176
You mean this?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1256249/replacing-the-internal-ihs-tim-of-an-i7-3770k-testing-done
post #93 of 176
yes seems I have overlooked it strangely enough. doh.gif
post #94 of 176
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xenoseal View Post

After reading this thread, along with countless reviews and benchmarks; I feel pretty confident about my i5-3570K purchase.
The general consensus seems to be pretty much the same everywhere.
For stock speeds or moderate overclocks. - Go with Ivy Bridge. It's newer, and the heat issues aren't a problem.
For pushing the limits, and advanced overclocks. - Go with Sandy Bridge.
There's your basic answer.
Oh, also.. Hi, I'm new.

I couldn't agree with you more, Xenoseal. Welcome to the site and thanks for handing out some good, concise advise! thumb.gif
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post #95 of 176
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Originally Posted by snipekill2445 View Post

Hey there guys, I've been wondering what will be a better cpu for me. The 2500K or 3570K?
I only play games, and at very rare occasions i make gameplay videos. But gaming mostly, I will be overclocking with my V6GT, I'm gonna try for at least 4.5ggz or so. I've heard that since Ivy Bridge is the "Tock" that it isn't as good as sandy bridge for low heat and Overclocking.
They both cost about the same here so that's not an issue. I'm also planning on getting this http://119.47.125.81/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=93779 motherboard cause it's cheap and has only 1 HDMI port, and the rest are mostly USB (which is Exactly what i want)
I don't need Inbuilt graphics either, I've got a HD6950.

Ivy Bridge is the tick.

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post #96 of 176
This thread needs a poll.

I wouldn't go with IB since it's the "tick" chip and is shown to have high leakage and IHS problems. I would grab a 2500k and call it a day for gaming purposes i don't really see need to have a newer chip when the 2500k has proven to be one if not the best chips for gaming. Good luck with your build.
post #97 of 176
lol @ people with sandy bridge recommending sandy bridge.

there's no reason to get SB with prices almost identical to IB.

z77 and ivy bridge is what people should be buying today if coming from non-SB system.
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post #98 of 176
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lol @ people with sandy bridge recommending sandy bridge.
there's no reason to get SB with prices almost identical to IB.
z77 and ivy bridge is what people should be buying today if coming from non-SB system.
Well I had a 4.8ghz 2500k, tried a 3570k and got it to 4.8ghz but most likely 24/7 prime stable around 4.7ghz, and at 4.7ghz it was identical to my 2500k at 4.8ghz pretty much. With my 2500k at 5.0ghz the ivy was slightly slower, so at those high of a clock its really just about 100mhz advantage. I returned it since I had 15days and got a 2700k instead, now thats at 4.8ghz at 1.38v and all I can say is it was a fun process but you cant feel a difference lol. Ivy for people happy with 4.5ghz or less but yeah some do more with low enough voltages to be 24/7. If you want better chances of over 4.6ghz 24/7 just go with Sandy.
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post #99 of 176
SB > IB IMO. At least until intel puts out a high-end Soldered chip on a new revision/stepping of 3D xtors. In order to avoid an Idiotic flamewar, I suppose it makes more sense to just say
SB = IB at this point. If they made 3770Ks with Iridium solder like how they make 3930k's, 990Xs & 2600Ks instead of using playdoh, then IB would be obviously > SB.
post #100 of 176
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Originally Posted by Jared Pace View Post

SB > IB IMO.

I don't agree. My opinion is that aside from the little heat-problem, an IB is the way to go.
 
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