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Poll Results: Are you getting Haswell this year, and upgrading from what?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 16% of voters (94)
    yes
  • 51% of voters (299)
    no
  • 7% of voters (45)
    from IB to Haswell
  • 10% of voters (61)
    from SB to Haswell
  • 18% of voters (110)
    from pre-SB to Haswell
  • 9% of voters (53)
    from AMD to Haswell
583 Total Votes  
post #131 of 358
I currently have an i7 950 @ 4.2ghz and it tops out at 70 deg c on prime95. The only hardware intensive thing I do is game and I'm wondering if it's time for a CPU upgrade? My buddy is going to a microcenter over the weekend so I can pick up a 4770k for cheap, but what's the point of spending money period if I won't seen an improvement in gaming? Is it worth it? Also working on selling my 7970 lightning so I can get a 780. That difference will be obvious.
post #132 of 358
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Originally Posted by w35t View Post

I currently have an i7 950 @ 4.2ghz and it tops out at 70 deg c on prime95. The only hardware intensive thing I do is game and I'm wondering if it's time for a CPU upgrade? My buddy is going to a microcenter over the weekend so I can pick up a 4770k for cheap, but what's the point of spending money period if I won't seen an improvement in gaming? Is it worth it? Also working on selling my 7970 lightning so I can get a 780. That difference will be obvious.

IMO not worth it and you should easily be able to push it higher. 70C is super safe. Also MC will not have 4770K's cheap on launch day. Expect list price or close to it
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post #133 of 358
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Originally Posted by phaseshift View Post

Still debating, I'm definitely going to get a gtx 780 though. Haswell is up in the air, if it can reach 5.0ghz easier than IB then I might go ahead and upgrade.

For 500 MHz and ~10% performance gain (clock-for-clock)? Meh.

Anyone with Sandy or Ivy Bridge can hold off unless they're just looking to play with new tech.
If you've got a 1st gen Core i5/i7 it can be up in the air depending on what you need IMO.
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post #134 of 358
I'm planning to switch from a i7 920 at 3.8 GHz to a 4770K, as well as going from an ATX motherboard to mATX.
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post #135 of 358
I have no reason to upgrade yet, I still haven't killed the chip I've got. tongue.gif
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post #136 of 358
Going from a i7 920 at 3.4Ghz to 4770K. Gonna wait a bit on reviews though.
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post #137 of 358
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post #138 of 358
I'm on a 3770, I'm thinking wait? Feeling stupid because I put a non-K in a Z mobo though haha. Is the generation after Haswell going to be produced at a small nm?
post #139 of 358
I'll keep this 3770K for another 2-3 years or so. tongue.gif
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post #140 of 358
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Originally Posted by Sannakji View Post

I'm on a 3770, I'm thinking wait? Feeling stupid because I put a non-K in a Z mobo though haha. Is the generation after Haswell going to be produced at a small nm?

Yep, Broadwell is doing to be a die shrink of Haswell.
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