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Isn't vishera a power hog, and so much so that it is barely lower than the geriatric 920?

It is a nasty power hog. I guess some people post for the sake of posting.rolleyes.gif
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I wouldn't bother. An overclocked 8350 may be faster than an overclocked 920 (at least I'd hope so), but the difference is too small to justify the money. Save the money for when you can make an upgrade you can actually notice.
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But if I remember the OP's cpu has a TDP of 130... isnt that 5 more than the 8350?
     
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Isn't vishera a power hog, and so much so that it is barely lower than the geriatric 920?

It is a nasty power hog. I guess some people post for the sake of posting.rolleyes.gif


That must be it, cuz its some serious misinformation.

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A less than 10% increase in frequency and a tiny bump in voltage resulted in a 41% increase in power consumption.

Re: vishera, lmao that consumption increase.
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But if I remember the OP's cpu has a TDP of 130... isnt that 5 more than the 8350?

The i7-920 came out in 2008. It is 2013 now.biggrin.gif
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Isn't vishera a power hog, and so much so that it is barely lower than the geriatric 920?

Yes its a power hog tough not as bad as the 8150. Still when OC'd the power saving isn't that much. Rough guesstimate ~30W on full load. If however the 920 does not have speed step enabled (some times it does not play nice with a 4.0Ghz OC) Then the idle power draw difference is quite significant.
    
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But if I remember the OP's cpu has a TDP of 130... isnt that 5 more than the 8350?

TDP does not work like that. TDP is not power consumption.
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I want to thank all of you for sharing your opinion on this itch of mine. There are times that I'm bored with this i7 920 but at the same time the cpu still kicking and fighting among popular games that I fed it..We been through a lot but browsing and reading through people systems makes me feel that I'm left behind. I would try to do my best to save some money and wait it out.... Afterall I want a system that going to give me 5 years like this cpu did. Thanks to all of you.
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I want to thank all of you for sharing your opinion on this itch of mine. There are times that I'm bored with this i7 920 but at the same time the cpu still kicking and fighting among popular games that I fed it..We been through a lot but browsing and reading through people systems makes me feel that I'm left behind. I would try to do my best to save some money and wait it out.... Afterall I want a system that going to give me 5 years like this cpu did. Thanks to all of you.

You made the right decision. The only reason I'm on X79 is because my chip started degrading and my motherboard started to have issues (and was out of warranty). I figured if I had to get a new CPU + mobo I might as well get something current. If they were still running as they should X58 would still be my main rig. Don't feel you should upgrade just because of what you see in other people's rigs. thumb.gif
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