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Oh, and another reason to opt for the 3570k, it has a better IMC, so you can run faster RAM, which helps with folding.

WRONG! tongue.gif I didn't see a noticeable difference on A4's going from 1866>2133>2400

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Ya I ended up dropping back to 1866 at lower voltage and tighter timings
     
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WRONG! tongue.gif I didn't see a noticeable difference on A4's going from 1866>2133>2400

 

Ah, well it used to matter for A5 WUs,  :P  

 

3570k still has a better IMC though.

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Ah, well it used to matter for A5 WUs,  :P  

 

3570k still has a better IMC though.

You used to matter too...... jk  tongue.gif

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After owning both I if I had to buy again right now, I would go for the 2500K it stayed cool and as a result my 24/7 OC on air was 4.8GHz, but then again I hear a 4.8GHz sandy is like a 3570K at 4.5GHZ dont know if thats true or not though.
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After owning both I if I had to buy again right now, I would go for the 2500K it stayed cool and as a result my 24/7 OC on air was 4.8GHz, but then again I hear a 4.8GHz sandy is like a 3570K at 4.5GHZ dont know if thats true or not though.

     4.8ghz IB = 5ghz SB. IB has 4.7-4.8ghz thermal barrier, if you can manage/control it then 5ghz shouldn't be a problem. hint-> delidding wink.gif

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     4.8ghz IB = 5ghz SB. IB has 4.7-4.8ghz thermal barrier, if you can manage/control it then 5ghz shouldn't be a problem. hint-> delidding wink.gif

My thermal barrier was 4.5GHz on decent cooling. Also, delidding is not 100% and should only be tried if you have money for replacement.
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post #18 of 20
I say move the new chip into your "gaming, homework, everything" rig and use the 2600K for 24/7 folding.
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My thermal barrier was 4.5GHz on decent cooling. Also, delidding is not 100% and should only be tried if you have money for replacement.

     both my 3770k's didn't hit a wall until 4.7 and 4.8..... Delidding statement I totally agree with.

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     both my 3770k's didn't hit a wall until 4.7 and 4.8..... Delidding statement I totally agree with.

Ya Ivy seems to be hit and miss with the overclocking. Its a shame a big time company like Intel had to get cheap on the TIM. I love Intel, and cant wait for Haswell but if they do this again, Im just gonna stay on my meager FX rig for awhile. It games just fine. But the overclocker in me hopes haswell is back to sandy standards. biggrin.gif
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