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DELETE me. Sorry for repost.


Its FudZilla but hey...

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Only Bloomfield based CPUs will overclock

We've learned that Intel is going change its policy on overclocking once it moves away from the LGA775 platform onto the desktop Nehalem platform which is currently known as Bloomfield which uses the LGA1366 socket. This will be the only platform from Intel which will overclock in the future, as the company is not going to support overclocking on other platforms.

Below the Bloomfield is the Lynnfield and Havendale processors, both using the LGA1160 socket. Neither of these are likely to get any overclocking abilities, although we're not sure how Intel can prevent third party motherboard manufacturers from adding overclocking features to their boards.

However, with most of the northbridge being located inside the CPU of these models, it might be possible for Intel to make some changes as to what the BIOS can access and how the bus speed is controlled. If this is indeed the case, then this is very sad news for all enthusiasts, as it means that a huge group of users will never be able to afford to buy an overclockable platform, from Intel that is.

It's early days as yet and Intel might change its stance on this, but we find it peculiar that they've decided on this move, but it's never easy to figure out the reason why Intel does something.
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post #2 of 60
I just can't imagine they will do this, but good news for AMD if so.
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What's the point of doing this?
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If intel do this then it will put them on the slipperly downward slope.
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Why do I not believe this?
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If intel do this then it will put them on the slipperly downward slope.
Actually it won't, 99% of their business are prebuilt computer sales and business. The overclocking is a tiny part of their business, although it seems to grow all the time.
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This'll give AMD a nice niche market, and a lucrative one no doubt
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post #8 of 60
Are they entirely, utterly insane?

I was pretty much set on Nehalem by now. Seems they've taken their $1000+ 'Extreme Edition' BS to new levels.

Maybe I should start looking at AM3 boards instead.

Maybe it's FUD, maybe it's correct, many months to see.. But with the Extreme Editions already being what they are this is totally something Intel could do.. If they were drunk.

By the way, you say repost, where is the original topic?
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post #9 of 60
Hello AMD! (again)

Maybe I'll end up alternating every build
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roflwaffle

IIRC the bloomfield will not have the integrated video right? Someone who's been paying attention remind me why intel has two different platforms.
    
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