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I ran my 2500K @ 4.8GHz with 1.45v for 1 year with no problems. Got a 3570K then 3770K and could not get over 4.6GHz even though 3770K was a better CPU. I even dellided 3770K but no matter the voltages 4.7 or 4.8 was not attainable. Still 4.6GHz I have had a single crash since day 1. Super stable OC with +165mV. I am hoping what ever CPU I get next can at least OC better so I get better performance. Sadly now 4K I dont really care about CPU performance. Most games CPU is like 10-20% usage while GPU is 99%.
Games run so much better then CPU is not stresses as you get moe stable frame times eventhough they are slower because fps is lower 4K.

Games really do run smoothly at 4k. Even if you're getting low fps. Removing the CPU as a bottleneck makes a huge difference in smoothness.
     
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post #242 of 402
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Yeah you are still good but if you are looking to get the most fps 6700K is a good upgrade.

Lol bro I play CS:GO and a bit of DotA...I'm good thumb.gif
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Very interesting video, now is it worth upgrading from my 1600 or just wait to upgrade the cpu, decisions decisions.
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post #244 of 402
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Lol bro I play CS:GO and a bit of DotA...I'm good thumb.gif

I play Dota 2 and @ 4K I am GPU limited for the first time. Getting ~ 80 fps average.
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post #245 of 402
I just gotta post this lol, :

https://twitter.com/AraxxisTwitch/status/699310043020156929

This is my tweet to luke from linus tech tips 5 days BEFORE digital foundrys video was posted, asking him to do a sandy vs skylake test cause people wanna know.

Sigh luke lol, imagine the views.
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post #246 of 402
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I just gotta post this lol, :

https://twitter.com/AraxxisTwitch/status/699310043020156929

This is my tweet to luke from linus tech tips 5 days BEFORE digital foundrys video was posted, asking him to do a sandy vs skylake test cause people wanna know.

Sigh luke lol, imagine the views.

Sorry but big Youtubers like Linus Tech do not give a dam. There is nothing professional about them. They can never reach same quality of game testing as DF.
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post #247 of 402
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Sorry but big Youtubers like Linus Tech do not give a dam. There is nothing professional about them. They can never reach same quality of game testing as DF.

Well in actuality linus started out as a little guy as well, and luke now has basically his own channel that he pulls suggestions from twitter or his own forums. He really did mess up not taking my suggestion, as evidenced by how much airplay the DF video has garnered.
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post #248 of 402
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I play Dota 2 and @ 4K I am GPU limited for the first time. Getting ~ 80 fps average.

I play at 1080p with SLI 770's and my x5670....I'm all gucci haha biggrin.gif
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But maybe now luke will pay attention to my comments on his twitch page lol!
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post #250 of 402
Found this interesting but nothing new to me. I have a system at my Dad's for when I visit and want to game, an i7 870 (Stock Speeds) paired with a 7870 for video. I can still run most games at 1080P in high detail and the game play is smooth. Now it is no where near the performance of my home game rig and I can tell the difference. But it still has more than enough kick to let me game and have fun doing it.
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