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There is a reason Skylake specifies support for DDR4/DDR3L and not standard DDR3.

don't be a retard, and you won't have any issues. I don't see any articles making a stink about how you can damage a Haswell system by cramming DDR2 into it.

Ddr2 definitely would not fit in a ddr3 slot. There's a physical difference whereas a DDR3 stick will fit in the same slot as a DIMM that uses 1.35v.

The motherboards themselves specify support for ddr3 even if intel doesnt officially support it.
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I know, but to the person where the few dollars difference between DDR4 and DDR3 is too much, do you really think they need 1151 socket features or an upgrade path to a higher end machine?
Maybe so. Maybe so.
I expected the price of a DC i7 to drop, instead they cost the same as they did but Skylake costs more.
Is 2011v3 a dead socket?
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Maybe so. Maybe so.
I expected the price of a DC i7 to drop, instead they cost the same as they did but Skylake costs more.
Is 2011v3 a dead socket?

Not until Broadwell-E or Skylake-e come out.
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Is 2011v3 a dead socket?

I'm in no position to judge that, but I do think X99 came out at an unfortunate time by missing out on DMI 3.0 and only having 8 2.0 chipset lanes, and with broadwell-e coming out in a while before skylake-e, IPC is going to be a bit behind for a while if the rumors of skylake-e not coming out until late 2016-early 2017. Plus is it confirmed that skylake-e will even be 2011v3 or something else?

Obviously these minor things will hardly affect anyone, and X99 still has more cores, more memory, more CPU PCIe, more Sata, ext, so if you need any of that it's the way to go.
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I'm in no position to judge that, but I do think X99 came out at an unfortunate time by missing out on DMI 3.0 and only having 8 2.0 chipset lanes, and with broadwell-e coming out in a while before skylake-e, IPC is going to be a bit behind for a while if the rumors of skylake-e not coming out until late 2016-early 2017. Plus is it confirmed that skylake-e will even be 2011v3 or something else?

Obviously these minor things will hardly affect anyone, and X99 still has more cores, more memory, more CPU PCIe, more Sata, ext, so if you need any of that it's the way to go.
I was asking no one in particular. wink.gif
I plan on building a new rig next quarter and I'm torn between Haswell-E and Skylake.
Seems odd to make 3 CPUs for a socket and quit.
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I was asking no one in particular. wink.gif
I plan on building a new rig next quarter and I'm torn between Haswell-E and Skylake.
Seems odd to make 3 CPUs for a socket and quit.
I would post your own topic about what you want your PC to do in the right forum, people will give you the pros and cons of both. Just don't want to get too off topic here lol.
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There is a reason Skylake specifies support for DDR4/DDR3L and not standard DDR3.

don't be a retard, and you won't have any issues. I don't see any articles making a stink about how you can damage a Haswell system by cramming DDR2 into it.

That's because there aren't any Haswell boards that support DDR2. There are however some Skylake boards that support standard DDR3, not DDR3L. If the board advertises support then of course people are going to think standard 1.5v DDR3 works. You don't have to be a "retard" as you so eloquently put it. Intel should have made sure their board partners knew using 1.5v DDR3 was unacceptable and had them make it known to consumers.
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I thought this was common sense and the reason they specified DDR3L. The only people who would fall for it are first time builders who haven't done any research.
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Haswell is a dead socket. Poor investment IMO.

Pretty much, just like any other 115X socket. No one would upgrade from Haswell to BW, but upgrading from SB to IB would've been pretty useless too. The extreme sockets, especially X58, are the only ones to have shown longevity so far. But soon all 2011 sockets will become dead too because all the xeons are locked.
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Haswell is a dead socket. Poor investment IMO.

That's a moot point. Intel sockets are "dead" the day they're launched.

Meaning, that by the time most people plan on upgrading (1, 2, maybe 3 years later) Intel has switched to yet another socket and you'll either have to buy an out of stock / second hand CPU compatible with your socket or a new mobo and cpu altogether.
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As long as it makes HSW-EP chips cheaper... Intel can keep bringing on new sockets.
   
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