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i got a costa rican 4770k

the chip says

SR147 3.5ghz
COSTA RICA
3326D082 (e4)

i saw in the spreadsheet someone else had a 332 costa rican.. does that mean its the same batch as mine?

they got to 4.8ghz!! cant wait to try this baby out. i am hopeful.
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post #2 of 68
Don't get your hopes up n get disappointed.. 4.5 is a great clock to get with these

most averaging in the 4.2-4.4 range
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Id be... meh ok with 4.4, but literally if it only hits 4.2 I would probably play the lottery again cause world of warcraft is just that inefficient. Had an i5 at 4.5 (ivy bridge) which I had to sell to my dad real quick he wanted a computer that day... but blizzard needs to make its games threads more efficient. I'm hoping that change comes with warlords of draenor

Oh edit: with the i5, it would sometimes dip to like 40fps, but when I pay in 3d it would sometimes dip to 23fps lol. I doubt it will add that many fps to the 3d gameplay but maybe :/
Edited by fade2green514 - 4/18/14 at 5:03am
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post #4 of 68
well you shouldn't be hitting any bottlenecks with it even if it only does 4.2

you probably are more likely to run into graphic card restrictions with this chip
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Unfortunately world of warcraft is heavily dependent on single thread efficiency and I refuse to lower the graphic settings.

I agree though a very powerful chip with the hyperthreading lol.
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post #6 of 68
well when I played wow my cpu never flinched. (3930k though)

all current cpus should basically knock it out of the park

really sounds like graphics limitations to me

anyways you definitely won't have a problem with running wow
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Originally Posted by fade2green514 View Post

Id be... meh ok with 4.4, but literally if it only hits 4.2 I would probably play the lottery again cause world of warcraft is just that inefficient. Had an i5 at 4.5 (ivy bridge) which I had to sell to my dad real quick he wanted a computer that day... but blizzard needs to make its games threads more efficient. I'm hoping that change comes with warlords of draenor

Oh edit: with the i5, it would sometimes dip to like 40fps, but when I pay in 3d it would sometimes dip to 23fps lol. I doubt it will add that many fps to the 3d gameplay but maybe :/

I am playing WoW at 1920X1080 ULTRA with my 4770k UNDERclocked at 3GHz.

WoW is based on a 2002 ancient graphics engine, and the stories about it requiring too much CPU power are overhyped and by and large baseless.

Previously I had a Core 2 Extreme QX9650@4GHz with which I played WoW at 1920X1080 ULTRA too with excellent performance.

Imo, modern CPUS are overkill for an ancient game such as WoW which features low quality graphics/textures.
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post #8 of 68
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Well for all I know they made the game more efficient for i7's. But I mean I'm looking to get 60+fps in open world raids which my i5 @ 4.5ghz did not do. It would only guarantee me like 45fps.

I have a 144hz monitor because I'm very picky about how smooth the game is.

Also if you read what I said I'm looking to game in 3d which stresses the gpu and cpu even more. So yea, in short I need like 4.4 or better preferably. Unless you guys think something else is holding me back
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post #9 of 68
its your gpu(which you haven't mentioned which model you have) or ram or mobo then...

If you have a current gen i5 there is no reason for you to have an issue...


also that 144hz monitor is basically useless unless you have graphics to supply 144FPS or greater

If you can afford it... for what you want in terms of performance. you need to get a better graphics setup.



as far as I can tell, Arx is completely right. unless they upgraded graphics really recently. I mean my 680 and 3930k slaughtered the game
I didn't play 3D but I still recall never getting under a ridiculously high FPS even under raids...
Edited by tatmMRKIV - 4/18/14 at 10:30am
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My rig shows all my specs
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