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Go mobile gaming laptops... If only MXM sockets were more mainstream with laptop OEM's, then I would happily ditch the desktop for good for a modular laptop.

I've done the gaming laptop thing before and I strongly recommend against it.

When it's upgrade time, you have to replace the entire thing, thanks to no MXM sockets, and even then you usually can't do much because the CPUs are BGA. The worst part of gaming laptops is that once they are no longer high end, you just end up with a mid range laptop that has half the battery life of everything else in the range that's not a gaming laptop. It's just this big, heavy, power consuming turd that can't play games well at all anymore.

But of course everyone wants to get rid of us, even if Haswell was worth upgrading to from SB or IB, all you'd need is a motherboard + CPU. When they kill us off, Asus, Gigabyte, Intel, etc are going to be selling us disposable crap with batteries that can not be replaced with much higher margins for themselves and a much shorter product lifestyle.

I subscribe to Intel, Nvidia, and AMD in google reader just to see what the mainstream folks are talking about. Haswell is the first time since I've started doing this (a few years) where a new CPU in this category has released and it's been almost entirely talking about mobile. Mobile design wins, of course that tablet with an x86 CPU, and battery life.
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I just wish they would come out with something over the top so I could upgrade this 980X, won't be long and I'll of had this CPU 4yrs smile.gif
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I just wish they would come out with something over the top so I could upgrade this 980X, won't be long and I'll of had this CPU 4yrs smile.gif
I know that feel bro but Q3 and Q4 will be good to us thumb.gif
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gonna grab a 3770K from MC next weekend, depending on who drives I'll have it delid by the time I get home..
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Delided haswell anyone?
This is my 4770K







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I just wish they would come out with something over the top so I could upgrade this 980X, won't be long and I'll of had this CPU 4yrs smile.gif
I know that feel bro but Q3 and Q4 will be good to us thumb.gif
expect the temps similar to Ivy/Haswell ..you can quote me on this
    
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Delided haswell anyone?
This is my 4770K








Sweet man, Info Info, what method did you use? What temperature differences have you noticed?
 
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Sweet man, Info Info, what method did you use? What temperature differences have you noticed?
I used the vice and hammer, took me about 20 seconds, 2 hits...
I did not do a full blown test, i simply mounted the stock cooler with mx2 between cooler and IHS and got 52C in bios while idling.
Delided with mx2 between die and IHS and cooler, i got 32C in bios idling with same settings. Fan speeds were locked at 1K.
Yeah, its a must do thing for anyone planning to OC.
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expect the temps similar to Ivy/Haswell ..you can quote me on this
They ain't gonna pull this crap on mission critical chips and they also won't on the enthousiast line up.
If they pull this on MC chips they won't work anymore since they mostly being used with 1U non vapor chamber solid copper heatsinks.
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I used the vice and hammer, took me about 20 seconds, 2 hits...
I did not do a full blown test, i simply mounted the stock cooler with mx2 between cooler and IHS and got 52C in bios while idling.
Delided with mx2 between die and IHS and cooler, i got 32C in bios idling with same settings. Fan speeds were locked at 1K.
Yeah, its a must do thing for anyone planning to OC.

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