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post #1361 of 2071
Couldn't justify upgrading from Haswell-E 5930K to Broadwell-E 6850K.

There's simply nothing my Haswell-E can't do.

I'd recoup $325 bucks selling the 5930K on eBay after all the fees etc most likely, but the upgrade wouldn't do a thing for me.

Someone give me a reason to upgrade this the I7-5930K! to an I7-6850K!
post #1362 of 2071
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Originally Posted by Undermoose View Post

Couldn't justify upgrading from Haswell-E 5930K to Broadwell-E 6850K.

There's simply nothing my Haswell-E can't do.

I'd recoup $325 bucks selling the 5930K on eBay after all the fees etc most likely, but the upgrade wouldn't do a thing for me.

Someone give me a reason to upgrade this the I7-5930K! to an I7-6850K!
Let me know if you decide to be one of the coolest kid on the block and upgrade smile.gif. I'll gladly give you 325+PayPal fees. I need another 5930k for another build.
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post #1363 of 2071
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Originally Posted by Undermoose View Post

Couldn't justify upgrading from Haswell-E 5930K to Broadwell-E 6850K.

There's simply nothing my Haswell-E can't do.

I'd recoup $325 bucks selling the 5930K on eBay after all the fees etc most likely, but the upgrade wouldn't do a thing for me.

Someone give me a reason to upgrade this the I7-5930K! to an I7-6850K!

You shouldn't.

All the reviews so far have suggested:

1. Terrible overclocking potential
2. Runs hotter at same freq as HWE
3. Draws more power than HWE
4. Marginally better IPC.


If you want go for an 8 core for a change, otherwise stay put in your old pal 5930k is the best idea.
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post #1364 of 2071
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You shouldn't.

All the reviews so far have suggested:

1. Terrible overclocking potential
2. Runs hotter at same freq as HWE
3. Draws more power than HWE
4. Marginally better IPC.


If you want go for an 8 core for a change, otherwise stay put in your old pal 5930k is the best idea.
I agree with this I think it's a waste, it's mostly a vanity upgrade! 5930K is an awesome chip.
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post #1365 of 2071
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Mine got to 75C+ and rising on Prime95 at 3.9GHZ before I turned it off. As my plan is to get to the low 4's for daily use that isn't really good for me sadly.
Oh yeah I didn't even want to try Prime. You want to find the heat just run Prime!!!
post #1366 of 2071
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Originally Posted by xkm1948 View Post

You shouldn't.

All the reviews so far have suggested:

1. Terrible overclocking potential
2. Runs hotter at same freq as HWE
3. Draws more power than HWE
4. Marginally better IPC.


If you want go for an 8 core for a change, otherwise stay put in your old pal 5930k is the best idea.

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Originally Posted by Artah View Post

I agree with this I think it's a waste, it's mostly a vanity upgrade! 5930K is an awesome chip.

So here's how to answer this one...

If you didn't have either chip and you were going to buy either the i7-5930k or i7-6850k, cost not being a factor, which would you buy?

Since I run at stock speeds (XMP), everything about the i7-6850 is better, and my H110i GTX cpu cooler should handle those temps just fine.

So which would you buy? I'm thinking the newer chip...
post #1367 of 2071
At almost stock without cost issues, always go with the newest one there. The Broadwell-E ones have slightly better specs and also the Turbo Boost 3.0 thingy which looks interesting especially if you are only using a single core a lot of the time.
 
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post #1368 of 2071
I would go with the new chip if I didn't have either one for sure.
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post #1369 of 2071
The idea is not if you should buy a 6850K or 5930K. It's clear, go for the newest as you will invest a lot of money. The right decision would be if you could get a 5960X for the price of 6850K, because now it's possible if you search patiently...
post #1370 of 2071
Selling the 5930K offsets the cost of buying the 6850K. Basically cuts the cost in half.

That makes it a touch easier to bite off the upgrade expense smile.gif
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