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post #5911 of 7890
Dude, if you bench the same and it feels the same, then you're good to go smile.gif

(But yeah, it's very much the same as the with the 970 cards)
post #5912 of 7890
It all depends on how you look at it. Do you want 3 modules at 12gb accessed at the same time, then jump to a single module for the last 4gb when it is needed? Or do you want 2 modules at 8gb to be accessed at the same time, then jump to the second 2 modules of 8gb to be accessed (typical dual channel)?

I think your config is great if you are typically accessing 12gb or less on a regular basis. But if you are running memory intensive applications that maxes out your ram, you might need want to reconsider. I just run dual channel on this platform to keep a balance. But then again, I have way more ram than I need. I currently run 2x8Gb at 1866.
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No VS against any 2500k+ (oc too pls) processors in games ?
 
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No VS against any 2500k+ (oc too pls) processors in games ?
In games that use 4 or less cores the 2500K will do better clock vs. clock but in games that can use more than that the 6-core may do better.
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Ok thanks for data, better than nothing i guess
 
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post #5917 of 7890
@ericeod @ruggercb I keep hearing how ECC RAM is really cheap on ebay.... huge quantities at low prices.

Whether it works with your board is another matter...
post #5918 of 7890
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Ok thanks for data, better than nothing i guess
It should be a very close approximation. It's a good article all around.
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post #5920 of 7890
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Any opinions what would be the x58 Xeon to buy now if looking for best price-performance ratio?

I haven't followed the prices since last summer and just noticed the X5650 is selling for over 100 dollars now (it was 60 dollars when I bought mine year ago), it does not look so hot deal to me anymore.

Also would you consider buying used Asus Rampage 3 Extreme for 120 dollars/euros a good deal (only the board, nothing else).

$60 X5650 used to be best bang for buck. But right now the best cpu is the $65 E5-2670.
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