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Been running Multi instance javas and im to the point were my 3770k CPU usage is allmost 100%.

Was thinking a 4930k but everything i read says they cant overclock worth a damn.

So then that leaves me with a 3930k, witch iv read over clocks good.
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4930K should OC fine.
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Originally Posted by Dragonsyph View Post

Been running Multi instance javas and im to the point were my 3770k CPU usage is allmost 100%.

Was thinking a 4930k but everything i read says they cant overclock worth a damn.

So then that leaves me with a 3930k, witch iv read over clocks good.

A 4930k @ 4.4-4.5GHz is like a 3930k @ 4.8-4.9GHz. The IPC improvements are enough that it doesn't even matter. You will at least get 4.5GHz out of a 4930k regardless of your silicon luck.

No reason to buy outdated tech unless you are going used and catch a great deal.
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A 4930k @ 4.5GHz is like a 3930k @ 4.9GHz. The IPC improvements are enough that it doesn't even matter. You will at least get 4.5GHz out of it regardless. No reason to buy outdated tech unless you are going used and trying to save a buck.


To get that 4.5, would i need an expensive MB, cuss they get redic in price on the lga 2011.
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by Dragonsyph View Post

To get that 4.5, would i need an expensive MB, cuss they get redic in price on the lga 2011.

Not at all, you could hit 4.5GHz with this board all day, and not even brake the bank:

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post #6 of 10
An asus p9x79 is better you dont need a sb-e processor to update bios.also there is an evga x79 mobo for 200usd at amazon BUT i dont if it`s updated,check newegg the one on newegg said updated bios

And if you can wait until mid 2014 wait for haswell-e
Edited by PontiacGTX - 3/13/14 at 6:25am
post #7 of 10
I would try waiting for the i7-5930k or i7-5960x if I were you but if you need it now I woul get the i7-4930k
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Originally Posted by Dragonsyph View Post

To get that 4.5, would i need an expensive MB, cuss they get redic in price on the lga 2011.

If you have a budget at all the only good option is to wait for haswell-e.
     
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I suppose if money ain't no thang you could go all out and get a Xeon.
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Ya iv been thinking about an 8 core 5930k, sounds awesome.
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