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At this year's Computex event, some of the most unexpected exhibits were socket LGA1155 motherboards based on Intel 6-series chipsets, across the board, from virtually every major motherboard vendor. Unexpected, because it's been less than an year since released mainstream derivatives of the Nehalem/Westmere architectures that use the LGA1156 socket. LGA1155 will form the base for performance, mainstream, and value segments of processors based on the upcoming Sandy Bridge architecture, which is a generation successor of Nehalem. With so many motherboard vendors showing off their creations in release-grade conditions, it is obvious that engineering samples of processors to go with them are already on the loose and will land in some enthusiast's hands. It did, in the skillful hands of Coolaler, who wasted no time in putting it through a quick run through popular benchmarks.

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looks cool... but the prices will likely burn up my wallet
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looks cool... but the prices will likely burn up my wallet
I don't see this costing more than socket 1366 X58 platform.
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yeah but i don't bleed gold.
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dupe post me thinks....
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I'm sure it is more complicated than my simple understanding...but I get annoyed at how many sockets Intel makes.
I'm a K.I.S.S. kinda of person, Keep It Simple Stupid!
     
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meh; not too impressive this time. It seems this time around Intel plans to distinguish the mainstream line from the high end one.
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I think it will live and die on it's overclockability.

And how it does cold
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Originally Posted by Witchdoctor View Post
I think it will live and die on it's overclockability.

And how it does cold
I think it'll be a success in OEM builds with it's integrated graphics, regardless of how it overclocks.

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but also features AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions)
Made me think of Elfen Lied
 
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I just dont see this socket doing as well as the 1366.


I dunno.
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