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Originally Posted by kyismaster View Post

when you go haswell get DDR4 ram smile.gif

Ah yes, because Haswell-EX is an excellent choice for the wallet! rolleyes.gif
DDR4 won't be coming to desktop users until Broadwell in 2015 (at this stage).
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Ah yes, because Haswell-EX is an excellent choice for the wallet! rolleyes.gif

Whether or not it is cost effective is of little means to me, what matters most is performance. If I can get substantial more performance out of Intel for gaming I'll switch, otherwise I'll stick with my 1090t which has gotten the job done quite nicely
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Ah yes, because Haswell-EX is an excellent choice for the wallet! rolleyes.gif
DDR4 won't be coming to desktop users until Broadwell in 2015 (at this stage).

whaaat

Haswell and DDR4 were supposed to launch together frown.gif
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post #24 of 43
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post

What FPS are you getting now and in what games and resolution?
If it's not lagging wait until Haswell.


my crossfire hit's around 75-100fps in bf3 at all ultra AA of of curse and stuff at red 1280x720
post #25 of 43
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Whether or not it is cost effective is of little means to me, what matters most is performance. If I can get substantial more performance out of Intel for gaming I'll switch, otherwise I'll stick with my 1090t which has gotten the job done quite nicely

Read my post again smile.gif Haswell-EX.
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whaaat
Haswell and DDR4 were supposed to launch together frown.gif

They are. But only for the server chips (Haswell-EX)
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i don't think a 6870 is gonna be faster on a haswell regardless unless intel graphics compensates like lucid virtu,

If you do upgrade your GPU, try to get a reference card right off the bat.
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post #27 of 43
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Read my post again smile.gif Haswell-EX.
They are. But only for the server chips.

I could use a Dual chip Xeon, Might help with folding.
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I could use a Dual chip Xeon, Might help with folding.

I'm sure it would tongue.gif
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well i guess i better start saving as this is not gonna be cheap lol but if my 6870's still whooping some A! imma keep them into i start lagging lol
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save them pennie's and dont look back biggrin.gif
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