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Originally Posted by rafarataneneces;11746560 
Hello

I have a H70 and I have no idea what to do, here are the options

1) keep the Intel Core i7 875k that I have
2) buy AMD Phenom II X6 1100T and overclock it
3) wait for Intel Core i7 2600k and overclock it

I currently have the Intel Core i7 875k @ 4.2Ghz and it's running nice.

However I read that with the Intel Core i7 2600k I will be able to overclock to 4.7Ghz

I also want to know what is the successor of Intel Core 1366 boards.

I heard that after Sandy there will be yet another motherboard from Intel. those processors will be 6 cores, so I don't know if it's worth it to upgrade to Sandy or wait for the generation after that.

Thanks a lot



There is a discussion at XtremeSystems about this. Some of the posters have played with the processors, but on systems with "crippled" bios. They are also under Non-Disclosure Agreements. Regardless, some insight can be gained into what to expect.

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Originally Posted by seesee;11747571 
If you are just gaming, don't even bother with upgrading. because regardless how many cores they have is rarely you can use more than 4 cores.

i7 is an over kill for gamers, if you ask me..

Well I render videos with Adobe Premiere CS5

So if I can buy a computer with more power, I'll do it

I just want to know if it's worth it
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Originally Posted by seesee;11747571 
If you are just gaming, don't even bother with upgrading. because regardless how many cores they have is rarely you can use more than 4 cores.

i7 is an over kill for gamers, if you ask me..

Actually I would suggest the AMD 1100T BE for exactly that reason. Even now most games only use two cores and even if they use 4 you benefit more from 4 faster cores vs 6 slower cores. The 1100T has:

"AMD Turbo CORE Technology AMD Turbo CORE technology is a performance boosting technology that automatically switches from six cores to three turbocharged core for applications that just need raw speed over multiple cores."

So you get the benefit of the 6 cores when you can actually use them and when your game or other application is only using 2-4 then you get "3" better faster cores.
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My first post so forgive me if the pics aren't great. I installed an H50 in my Lian Li PC-V100 via a Lian Li BZ-502 fan module configured:

BZ-502 with Scythe S-Flex 1650 > 25mm Shroud > H50 > S-Flex 1650

The beauty of this install is everything mounts perfectly without the need for any mods and there's plenty of slack on the H50 hoses with the inverted mo-bo of the PC-V1000.

It's winter of course so temps are great: Idle 24 20 23 19 I don't run prime but even under moderate load working on Autocad temps never get out of the mid 30's
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Just wanted to add pics and couldn't figure how to add to original post.
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picked up one of these today
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quick prime test on my h50 with newly installed fans and shroud
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huge improvement biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by jprovido;11750155 
quick prime test on my h50 with newly installed fans and shroud
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huge improvement biggrin.gif

Can u please tell me how much u can overclock while keeping temperatures below 60C-62C?

I would REALLY appreciate that, fans at 100% please smile.gif
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Originally Posted by rafarataneneces;11750250 
Can u please tell me how much u can overclock while keeping temperatures below 60C-62C?

I would REALLY appreciate that, fans at 100% please smile.gif

sadly I can only do 4.1ghz with maximum stability. 4.2-4.3ghz are benchable and fairly stable but fails on prime(atleast on my standards)
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I am a new owner of a corsair H70 and it has put out some good numbers with 3dmark vantage and 3dmark 11. This is the rig....

The new pc
 
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