Originally Posted by tsm106
I would stay with the chip you have if it is a good clocker. There is zero gain going Ivy for you, in fact you might end up being flustered by the compact core heat issue. Oh wait you don't have a K chip??
yes i dont have a K chip......;(
But i will buy an Ivybridge on tuesday if It can really boost the performance of my card...by going utilizing 3.0, i can take advantage of adaptive sync.
Originally Posted by youra6
PCIe 2.0 x8 will be a slight bottleneck for some games running CF or SLI (680 or 7970).
PCIe 3.0 x8 shouldn't be a bottleneck.
so you saying, even if i don't upgrade my cpu to ivybridge, it wont make a difference? I'm not gonna go SLI because i dont plan to game on multiple monitors.....
Originally Posted by driftingforlife
As long as you have the latest BIOS your fine and the 3570k will be perfect for gaming.
how can i update the bios