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Doubt that very much, cause consoles use 8 core cpus...
What I think will happen is things will get better multi core support and efficiency, and thus the Piledriver chips will perform a bit better xD
Plus AMD has all those never settle bundles (kinda like "the way it's meant to be played" titles) which will probably stem things in their favor.

I still can't justify getting slower single thread performance for much better multi-threaded, games are no where as threaded as specific pro software X79 was meant to be used with.
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I'm selling my 7970 and getting a nice 7950 for free Crisis 3 and Bioshock.

I just got an email from Amazon regarding my 7950 that was on backorder, they just got more in stock:

Shipping Soon MSI AMD Radeon HD 7950 TWIN FROZR 3GD5/OC. ETA March 4-8.

I'm kinda debating whether to order a second one. I don't need it now, but thinking about the future. Two 7950's at roughly $300 each, not a bad deal right?
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Doubt that very much, cause consoles use 8 core cpus...
What I think will happen is things will get better multi core support and efficiency, and thus the Piledriver chips will perform a bit better xD
Plus AMD has all those never settle bundles (kinda like "the way it's meant to be played" titles) which will probably stem things in their favor.

I still can't justify getting slower single thread performance for much better multi-threaded, games are no where as threaded as specific pro software X79 was meant to be used with.

But if games become very hungry for a 8 core CPU, surely a quad will become a massive bottleneck? Just look at Crysis 3 and how heavy it is on the CPU. What I mean is, the games might become a bit too optimized for the multi-cores.
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The 3570k will continue to crush games forawhile..

And the games will get patched to use HT and the 4 core / 8 threaded cpus will be king.
    
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Hey folks, I was wondering, now that the PS4 is on the way and games seem to be getting too CPU heavy as it is, does this mean it is the end of PC gaming for a little while until 12 core becomes the standard?

Too CPU heavy? In Titan SLI benchmarks, an Intel 965 (Released in 2008, 5 years ago) is still on par with a modern 6-core, top of the line CPU. I wouldn't qualify games as 'CPU heavy".



Source: http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_titan_review,20.html
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Hey Guys,

If I decide to delid my 3570K. Do you know of any adhesive I could use to keep the IHS on the PCB? I would like to resell the chip one day.
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Hey Guys,

If I decide to delid my 3570K. Do you know of any adhesive I could use to keep the IHS on the PCB? I would like to resell the chip one day.

Epoxy would be my preferred option
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I think 3770k is the best there is atm...or Haswell (4770k).
Let's hope MC keeps their 3770k deal and turn it into a 4770k one xD
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I wish I knew someone who lived in Boston so they could go to MC and find the good batches for me. biggrin.gif
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Hey Guys,

If I decide to delid my 3570K. Do you know of any adhesive I could use to keep the IHS on the PCB? I would like to resell the chip one day.

I've had excellent success with this:

Permatex Black Silicon Adhesive Sealant


Here is what a chip looks like after delidding for the second time. The black stuff you see is the Permatex, not the Intel Adhesive:



Easily scrapes off with a credit card:


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