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I think the 4820k will be a beast.

Read the reviews. Its a turd. Slower then a 3770K
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Read the reviews. Its a turd. Slower then a 3770K

For gamers with multiple graphics cards, pci raid ssd, and sound card. going x79 is now a better option as 3820 was only able to do 4.3. If someone can get this to 4.6/7, then is a good value.
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For gamers with multiple graphics cards, pci raid ssd, and sound card. going x79 is now a better option as 3820 was only able to do 4.3. If someone can get this to 4.6/7, then is a good value.

lachen.gif Not really. 4770K with a pair of 780's > 4820K with a pair of 780's and the 3820 can overclock a lot higher then 4.3Ghz

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/core_i7_4820k_processor_review,17.html
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lachen.gif Not really. 4770K with a pair of 780's > 4820K with a pair of 780's and the 3820 can overclock a lot higher then 4.3Ghz

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/core_i7_4820k_processor_review,17.html

Add a pci e ssd array and a sound card to z87 and performance goes down the toilet. Heck add another 780 to a 4770k and you're done. Also 4770k is more expensive and a board with a plx chip that supports 4 way slI is gonna cost more than 350 usd. So unless you have 2 or less pci e 3.0 components on z87, you'll be fine. For more than 3 pcie 3.0 components, 4820k is a beast and costs less than a 4770k. thumb.gif
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Although we were expecting more from these IVY-E chips they still beat AMD. The FX 9590 is the biggest scam seen. At least this 4960X performs as good as a 3960X at lower clock..
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For gamers with multiple graphics cards, pci raid ssd, and sound card. going x79 is now a better option as 3820 was only able to do 4.3. If someone can get this to 4.6/7, then is a good value.

Both my 3820s did 5050mhz 24/7 below 1.48v. In fact all 2011 CPUs I've had overclocked well.

I'll wait until I see what better overclockers can get out of them but at the moment things look pretty disappointing.
    
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It's not a flop nor a crap. It's just the biggest ripoff in the history of high end desktop microprocessors.

Yeah, it's a bigger ripoff than the FX 9590. rolleyes.gif
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Both my 3820s did 5050mhz 24/7 below 1.48v. In fact all 2011 CPUs I've had overclocked well.

I'll wait until I see what better overclockers can get out of them but at the moment things look pretty disappointing.

That is sick(in a good way) and unheard of.

I got a 3930k today and as soon as I got home I saw a ton of videos of the 4960x being released today. Plan was to exchange for a 4930k when its released later this month, but if its already out, I wanna get it now.

I was also lookiing at the 4820k, and if that cpu overclocks well, I might just go with that one.
post #29 of 154
Not at all...same/better performance as IB-E, using significantly less power, doesn't have a cold bug like SB-E

Would I tell someone to buy a 4960x? No. Would I tell someone to buy a 4820 or 4930, yes.
 
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post #30 of 154
It's as big a flop as any of the X or EE series has ever been, no more no less. You want the best, you pay for it. Competition would help drive price down, but it has none.
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