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So which would have better overall not just speed but over-clocking scaling and motherboard chipset in mind.
The motherboard I would be using would be the Maximus V Formula for the 3770K and the Rampage IV Formula or the 3930K.
And what are the real world benefits of a 3960X?
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3960X - Is a "better bin" of the 3930K with more L3 Cache memory. This is for ppl that have money to burn and offers little more performance than the 3930K

3930K - Enthusiast i7 which should clock higher than the 1155 socket

basically, socet 1155 is for gamers and 2011 for ppl that use Sony Vegas etc (Encoding, 3D Editing, Photoshop)

For games, you don't even need Hyper-Threading capable CPU.

Just say what you plan on doing on your PC and we can better suggest which one is best for you.

EDIT: Forgot to mention that 1155 MoBos have 4 slots for RAM and 2011 have 8. 2011 socket and i7 3930K is really "extreme" for those who want the best of the best even though it doesnt offer that much more than 1155 i7
Edited by Schnitter - 8/28/12 at 6:35pm
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Originally Posted by Schnitter View Post

3960X - Is a "better bin" of the 3930K with more L3 Cache memory. This is for ppl that have money to burn and offers little more performance than the 3930K

3930K - Enthusiast i7 which should clock higher than the 1155 socket

basically, socet 1155 is for gamers and 2011 for ppl that use Sony Vegas etc (Encoding, 3D Editing, Photoshop)

For games, you don't even need Hyper-Threading capable CPU.

Just say what you plan on doing on your PC and we can better suggest which one is best for you.

EDIT: Forgot to mention that 1155 MoBos have 4 slots for RAM and 2011 have 8. 2011 socket and i7 3930K is really "extreme" for those who want the best of the best even though it doesnt offer that much more than 1155 i7

I am def be going to do a lot of video editing and this rig is going to be fully watercooled and all that.
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You have to make serious research about software which you are in plan to use. Video editing is not may primary goal but i do sometimes some private short movies. I was surprised that Adobe CS package do not use hyper threading!!! Same story with Autodesc Max!!! Surprise was also that H264 codec do not use more than 50% off processor power. Most of Adobe software will not gain of OC. I'm sure that there is more surprises if you dig deeper. Without thinking i took fastest memory in that time (2133 MHz) and afterwards i was reading around that there is no noticeable difference in real word - it is not true -> with x79 and quad channel memory there is difference in rendering times. So take it easy and do your home work thumb.gif
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