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post #31 of 56
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With everyone saying 3930k....I've decided to go that route. About to play an order for a Rampage Formula x79 board. An extra set of ddr3-2400 ram to take mine up to quad channel, and a new psu.

Bah...This is the more expensive route..but screw it...YOLO ^_^

I will be selling it though when Ivy-E comes out =P...I just can't resist...lol

sweet choice, happy building smile.gif
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post #32 of 56
don;t get a 670 if you triple monitor .... 7950 all the way
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don;t get a 670 if you triple monitor .... 7950 all the way
dude chill and read opening post...
he has the 670 already and it's better than the 7950 but that's another story.
post #34 of 56
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People so lazy now-a-days...Don't want to read =P...lol

But yea, I ALREADY have a gtx670 right now. Will be using it with this new system till I see the HD8000's hit the market. Once they do..I will either dual up on GTX 770's or AMD 8950's most likely ^_^.
post #35 of 56
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how much better % wise? And what if you have a 60Hz monitor that your current GPU alrdy take care of feeding enough fps to it? I mean if you alrdy have a 3930k and you game with it with a good enough gpu, faster clock or not you wont see a change gaming...
Like 15% faster IPC, and in CPU limited games you could see a minor difference, but only a few FPS or so. My point was that you will see no benefit using a 3930K for gaming over a 3770K/4770K, and you could save a lot of money that way.

To the OP, hope you enjoy your new X79 rig! Hopefully Ivy Bridge-E is awesome!
post #36 of 56
3930k, 4770k benchies made me laugh.. They only seemed to release the 1150 platform to sell the beefed up motherboards.
Also go 8970 or 780 (I'd wait n see what ati brings to the table)!
7970 should=8950 and 770=680.
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post #37 of 56
Yeah, its a shame 4770k only beats 3930k in every CPU limited game benchmark..
post #38 of 56
Wouldn't the IB-E make it it on the Holiday Retail Edge?

I'd prob sell and use what you have now if it works. and no i didn't read the thread just the first page :S anyways.

imo i'd leave on the i7-3930 though altho i'm prob biased.
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post #39 of 56
After the new consoles have been out for awhile youll probably be glad that you stuck to the 3930k.
post #40 of 56
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Yeah, its a shame 4770k only beats 3930k in every CPU limited game benchmark..

4770K might be a little better single core/thread vs. 3930K when OCing both. I don't really believe in delidding though, since it shouldn't be necessary to begin with. Either way.

3930K OCs easily about +20% to 4.6GHz on a halfway decent air cooler and can usually go 5GHz+ in a higher end setup and that's with 6 cores/12 threads, so 4770K doesn't have much if any real performance potential advantage (unless maybe if you delid it).

The main deciding factor in my opinion is if you can use the 6 cores/12 threads, or would like to be able to.
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