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Sick of this LN2 nonsense. Irrelevant to the max. The most they should do is watercooling, not some arbitrary LN2 overclocking to barely be able to run CPUz.

How about maximum overclock that will run IBT and p95 for a week. Lets see them dump ln2 on a cpu for a couple days to see how moot all of these shenanigans are.
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Originally Posted by Acefire View Post

Sick of this LN2 nonsense. Irrelevant to the max. The most they should do is watercooling, not some arbitrary LN2 overclocking to barely be able to run CPUz.
How about maximum overclock that will run IBT and p95 for a week. Lets see them dump ln2 on a cpu for a couple days to see how moot all of these shenanigans are.

I think you're on the wrong site.
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post #83 of 115
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Originally Posted by Acefire View Post

Sick of this LN2 nonsense. Irrelevant to the max. The most they should do is watercooling, not some arbitrary LN2 overclocking to barely be able to run CPUz.

How about maximum overclock that will run IBT and p95 for a week. Lets see them dump ln2 on a cpu for a couple days to see how moot all of these shenanigans are.

LN2 results are very important to extreme overclocking enthusiasts. Don't like it? Don't click on articles about it.
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Well, I'd say that the most important thing about extreme overclocking has been its effects on motherboard quality, features and variety. GPUs too.
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Well, I'd say that the most important thing about extreme overclocking has been its effects on motherboard quality, features and variety. GPUs too.

I meant that extreme overclockers care about this kind of news. Though you're definitely correct.
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Based on what? AMDs info about steamroller showed they were reducing maximum clock frequency in favor of power savings and density.

Power savings would and should mean higher clocks on air and water, but lower LN2 clocks.
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Power savings would and should mean higher clocks on air and water, but lower LN2 clocks.

We have no clue on that. SR should be damn good, but some of the significant changes going into this uarch could very well pose to several frequency bottlenecks vs prior chips. Who knows though, we will see how good GF's process is by then as well.
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We have no clue on that. SR should be damn good, but some of the significant changes going into this uarch could very well pose to several frequency bottlenecks vs prior chips. Who knows though, we will see how good GF's process is by then as well.

Lower leakage does tend towards lower LN2 clocks.
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Lower leakage does tend towards lower LN2 clocks.

Not even talking about the LN2 clocks i'm talking air/water...
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Sick of this LN2 nonsense. Irrelevant to the max. The most they should do is watercooling, not some arbitrary LN2 overclocking to barely be able to run CPUz.
How about maximum overclock that will run IBT and p95 for a week. Lets see them dump ln2 on a cpu for a couple days to see how moot all of these shenanigans are.

So what do you think is actually important? Gaming? How is gaming more useful than LN2 overclocking?

Extreme OCing helps drive the mobo market. Enthusiasts get better products when they're being designed and affected by LN2 stuff.
 
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