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Hmm, I also think that the J-Batch LGA2011v3 chips out right now are notably better overclockers compared to the past 5820k,5930k,5960x units. I have yet to hear of a bad clocking J-Batch; I think I have an average 5960x J-Batch, but i'm pretty stable at 4.5 @1.264V (realbench). Not to mention, that's on an ASRock mATX board, I'm sure the CPU would clock better on an higher tier ATX board, e.g. ASUS X99 ATX series boards.
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5820k

all the ways. With the cheap ddr4 price is worth it



But not stock...

my 4790k at 4.7 almost beat a 5820k stock... Well i do beat it in some
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Originally Posted by 1508AD View Post

Well I'm on a 2600k at 4.7ghz and from the research ive done I would see 20-25 percent single threaded perf increase at similar clocks. I'm just concerned in multithreaded games (though there are not many) that I would be somehow missing out.

I play mmo's generally limited by the cpu in congested areas. I really want to upgrade I'm just worried its the dreaded 'itch'

Its the 6700k or 5820k but I just don't feel like the 5820k would cut it against what I already have.

The 6600K is on par with the 2600K in multi-threaded clock for clock.

Personally I'd grab a 6700K with some DDR4 3000. Games don't really utilize 6 cores very well so gains are usually very small if at all with more cores. If you are gaming then IPC is where it's at.
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and with same clock rate for both cpus ? for example, a 5820k at 4.5ghz and a 6700k a 4.5ghz will perform the same ?
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and with same clock rate for both cpus ? for example, a 5820k at 4.5ghz and a 6700k a 4.5ghz will perform the same ?

No. The 6700K will be faster in anything that doesn't use 6 cores. The 6700K will also overclock farther on average.
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I have seen in a lot of new games my CPU usage is 100% in 4 Core CPUs. I would say get 6 Core CPU and be safe.
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Another point worth mentioning is that the X99 CPUs don't have to be delided, as they have solder between the die and the IHS (like the i7-2600k). This will likely get you better temperatures, while retaining your warranty. I have delided several ivy bridge and Haswell processors, and it's nice to not have to. Also, from the pictures it seems that the Skylake CPUs use a thinner PCB, so the vice method (safer) risks breaking it.
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I'd say for gaming CPU with better single core/thread performance will outperform CPU with more cores but with less single core/thread performance. The difference between 5820k vs. 6700k is not big though. Remember this is with 5820k @3.3GHz vs. 6700k @4GHz. Seeing both have good oveclocking potential, 5820k can run on par or even outperform 6700k. So choose which one you can afford.
Edited by kizwan - 9/27/15 at 12:17am
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I re-evaluated what I really need for my purposes and so actually went for the i5 6600k with Z170 Pro Gaming motherboard (offer with free Be Quiet Dark Rock 3 CPU cooler) and 16gb of 2666MHz RAM(+ a fancy new 256GB Samsung SM951 nvme biggrin.gif ). A modestly overclocked i5 is just as fast as an i7 in most games, plus I can save a lot of money. The only places the i7 is really faster are highly synthetic benchmarks and video editing, neither of which are especially useful to me.
    
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Glad to hear that things worked out. I'm sure that i5-6600k will serve you well smile.gif
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